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Dr. Eva JONAS Head, Division Social Psychology, University Salzburg


1997-2001 Resarch Associate with lectoring position in social psychology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich
1998-1999 Adjucant Researcher at the Max-Planck project group for the Law of Common Goods, Bonn
2001-2005 Assistant Professor, Ludwig Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany
2001-2002 Post-doctorate, University of Arizona, Tucson
2005-2006 Professor of Economic Psychology, University of Duisburg-Essen
since 2006 Professor of Social Psychology, Universitiy of Salzburg


Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGP)
European Association of Social Psychology (EASP)
Society of Personal and Social Psychology (SPSP)
Österreichische Gesellschaft für Psychologie (ÖGP)


Jonas, E. & Fritsche, I.: Destined to die but not to wage war: How existential threat can contribute to escalation or de-escalation of violent intergroup conflict, American Psychologist
Jonas, E., Martens, A., Niesta Kayser, D., Fritsche, I., Sullivan, D., & Greenberg, J.: Focus theory of normative conduct and terror management theory: The interactive impact of mortality salience and norm salience on social judgment, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 95, 1239-1251, 2008
Jonas, E. & Fischer, P. (2006): Terror management and religion - Evidence that intrinsic religiousness mitigates worldview defense following mortality salience, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91, 553-567, 2006
Jonas, E., Schimel, J., Greenberg, J. & Pyszczynski, T. (2002): The Scrooge effect: Evidence that mortality salience increases prosocial attitudes and behaviour, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28, 1342-1353, 2002


Three-Year Habilitation Scholarship (bayrischer Habilitationsförderpreis), sponsored by the State of Bavaria, Germany, 2002-2005
One-Year Post-doctorate Scholarship for the USA by the German Science Foundation, Germany, 2001
Sauermann Award for Best Dissertation, Society of Experimental Economics, 2000
Four-Year Academic Scholarship, Philipps-University Marburg/Lahn (Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung für Begabtenförderung), 1991-1995