Dr. Kristina Stockinger, geb. Loderer

Assistant professor
Phone: +49 821 598 5596
Fax: +49 821 598 5289
Room: 2074 (D)
Opening hours: see below
Address: Universitätsstraße 10, 86159 Augsburg

Visiting hours in the semester break


Thursday,    Feb 15th         10-11 a.m. (with appointment by e-mail)

Thursday,    Feb 29th         10-11 a.m. (with appointment by e-mail)

Tuesday,     March 12th      10-11 a.m. (with appointment by e-mail)

Curiculum vitae

Teacher training at the University of Munich, LMU (academic track [Gymnasium]; English, School Psychology; 2008-2013). Completion of Doctoral Training Program in the Learning Sciences at the University of Munich, LMU (Dr. phil. in psychology; 2014-2017). Research assistant at the department of psychology, University of Munich, LMU (2014-2019). Visiting scholar at the Advanced Technologies for Learning in Authentic Settings (ATLAS) lab, McGill University, Montreal, Canada (Prof. Susanne Lajoie; Sept.-Oct. 2016). Visiting scholar at the Institute for Positive Psychologie in Education, Australian Catholic University, Sydney, Australia (Prof. Herbert W. Marsh, Dr. Theresa Dicke; Sept.-Oct. 2019). Junior-coordinator and representative of junior/early career researchers in Special Interest Group 8 (Motivation and Emotion) of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (2017-2019). Recipient of the Outstanding Teaching Award awarded by the Faculty of Psychology and education, University of Munich, LMU (2018).

Research interests

  • Origins and functions of emotions in different achievement settings

  • Interplay of emotion and motivation

  • Fostering subjective wellbeing, adaptive emotions, and emotional competencies

  • Designing emotionally and motivationally sound learning environments

Research projects

  • ECoWeB: Assessing and Enhancing Emotional Competence for Well-Being in the Young: A principled, evidence-based, mobile-health approach to prevent mental disorders and promote mental well-being (EU-HORIZON 2020) (Link: http://www.ecowebproject.eu/)

  • LEADS: Learning Environments across Disciplines (Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, SSHRC) (Link: http://leadspartnership.com/)


Selected Publications

Loderer, K., Pekrun, R., & Lester, J. C. (2018). Beyond cold technology: A review of research on emotions in technology-based learning environments. Learning & Instruction. doi:org/10.1016/j.learninstruc.2018.08.002


Gentsch, K., Loderer, K., Soriano, C., Fontaine, R. J., Eid, M., Pekrun, R., & Scherer, K. R. (2018). Effects of achievement contexts on the meaning structure of emotion words. Cognition & Emotion. doi:10.1080/02699931.2017.1287668


Putwain, D. W., Loderer, K., Gallard, D., & Beaumont, J. (2019). School-related wellbeing promotes subsequent adaptability, achievement and positive behavioural conduct. British Journal of Educational Psychology. doi:org/10.1111/bjep.12266


Vogl, E., Pekrun, R., Murayama, K., & Loderer, K. (2019). Surprised-Curious-Confused: Within-person analyses of the dynamics of epistemic emotions and the exploration of knowledge. Emotion. doi:10.1037/emo0000578


List of Publications and talks (  )


Further information:

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  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)

  • AERA Division C, Learning and Instruction; Special Interest Group Motivation in Education

  • European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI)

  • EARLI Special Interest Group Motivation and Emotion

  • German Psychological Association (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie, DGPs)

  • DGPs Subdivision Educational Psychology

Reviewer activities (selection)

British Journal of Educational Psychology | Cognition and Emotion | Educational Research Review | Helyion | Journal of Engineering Education | Learning and Individual Differences | Learning and Instruction | Motivation and Emotion | Social Sciences | American Educational Research Association (AERA) - conference reviewer| European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) - conference reviewer