Curriculum Vitae

Raven Rinas is currently pursuing her PhD within the Department of Psychology and the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (“GGS”) at the University of Augsburg under the supervision of Dr. Martin Daumiller and Prof. Dr. Markus Dresel. Her primary research focus lies in examining the relations between university instructors’ achievement goals 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 Maximilian 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 ( )



Further information:

ORCID     |    Google Scholar     |    ResearchGate  


(applied filters: semester: current | institute: Psychologie (Lehrstuhl) | lecturers: Raven Rinas | course types: all)
name semester type
Understanding Motivation and Emotion summer semester 2022 Seminar
Wohlbefinden in Bildungskontexten summer semester 2022 Seminar
Well-being in Educational Contexts summer semester 2022 Seminar