Raven Rinas M.Sc.

Research associate, PhD student
Phone: +49 821 598 5611
Fax: +49 821 598 5289
Room: 2072 (D)
Visiting hours: An appointment by email is requested.
Address: Universitätsstraße 10, 86159 Augsburg

Curriculum Vitae

Raven Rinas is currently a PhD student in the Department of Psychology at the University of Augsburg, studying under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Markus Dresel and Dr. Martin Daumiller. Her current research focus concerns the achievement goals of university instructors and their subjective well-being (see ZIDO project below for further information). Raven previously completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of Western Ontario (2011 – 2016) and her Master’s degree in Psychology of the Learning Sciences at Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich (2016 – 2018), with her thesis focusing on emotional transmission in the classroom.


Research interests

  • Achievement goals in university instructors (and their relationship with outcomes such as well-being)

  • Fostering motivation in students and teachers

  • Improving teaching and learning quality


List of publications and talks ( )


(applied filters: semester: current | institute: Psychologie (Lehrstuhl) | lecturers: Raven Rinas | course types: all)
name semester type
Understanding Motivation and Emotion winter semester 2020/21 Seminar