Dr Thekla Morgenroth
Research Fellow

Research

Research interests

Thekla interested in gender stereotypes and how they affect gender equality both in and outside of the workplace. Thekla also has an interest in role models and how they can affect motivation and goals, particularly the goals of members of under-represented groups in achievement settings.

Research projects

Thekla is currently involved in a number of projects including research on the effectiveness of role models (with Michelle Ryan and Kim Peters), the effect of family-friendly policies on activation of gender stereotypes and evaluation of working mothers (with Madeline Heilman), gender and risk-taking (with Cordelia Fine, Anna Genat, and Michelle Ryan), the glass cliff (with Michelle Ryan and Antonia Sudkaemper), norms around the explicit discussion of sexual consent (with Emily Harris and Lena Morgenroth), gaming and gender (with Benjamin Paassen and Michelle Stratemeyer), and stigma and sexual orientation (with Crystal Hoyt and Jennifer Burnette).

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