Laurenz Meier, professeur ordinaire


Université de Neuchâtel
Institut de Psychologie du Travail et des Organisations
2e étage, bureau E201
Rue Emile-Argand 11
CH - 2000 Neuchâtel
Tél. + 41 32 718 1320
E-mail : laurenz.meier@unine.ch

Personal webpage: www.laurenzmeier.info
CV: CV incl. publications


2014 Habilitation, University of Bern
2008 Ph.D, University of Bern
2003 M.Sc. in Psychology, University of Bern

Professional experience

Since 2020 Full professor, University of Neuchâtel
2016 – 2020 Assistant professor, University of Neuchâtel
Since 2016 Courtesy professor, University of South Florida
2013 – 2016 Principal Investigator, SNF Ambizione Project, University of Fribourg
2011 – 2013 Postdoctoral researcher, University of South Florida, Tampa, US
2010 – 2011 Postdoctoral researcher, University of Basel
2009 – 2010 Postdoctoral researcher, University of Neuchâtel
2004 – 2010 Research assistant, University of Bern

Research interests

  • Occupational health psychology / Stress at work 
  • Counterproductive work behavior
  • Work-Family Conflict
  • Self-esteem and narcissism

Editorial activities

Associate editor: European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Personnel Psychology
Editorial board: Journal of Applied Psychology; Journal of Occupational Health Psychology; Journal of Business and Psychology; Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology
Journal reviewer: Academy of Management Review; Journal of Organizational Behavior; Work & Stress; European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology; Journal of Personality and Social Psychology; Journal of Personality, and others

Currently funded projects

The Intersection of Work and Family Life: The Role of Guilt and Shame
  • Laurenz Meier, principal investigator 
  • September 2017 – August 2020
  • Funded by Swiss National Science Foundation (CHF 409,777)
Information and Communication Technology and Boundary Management: A Multilevel Intervention Program to Promote Work-Nonwork Balance, Well-Being, and Performance
  • Laurenz Meier, co-principal investigator
  • May 2020 - April 2024
  • Funded by Swiss National Science Foundation (NFP 77; CHF 623,704)

Publications (selected list from the last years)

For a complete publication list incl. pdf files: see laurenzmeier.info
  • Keller, A. C., Meier, L. L., Elfering, A., & Semmer, N. K. (in press). Please wait until I am done! Longitudinal effects of work interruptions on employee well-being. Work & Stress.
  • Zhou, Z. E., Meier, L. L., & Spector, P. E. (in press). The spillover effects of coworker, supervisor, and outsider workplace incivility on work-family conflict: A weekly diary design. Journal of Organizational Behavior.
  • Meier, L. L., & Cho, E. (2019). Work stressors and partner social undermining: Comparing negative affect and psychological detachment as mechanisms. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 24, 359–372. 
  • Meier, L. L. , & Semmer, N. K. (2018). Illegitimate tasks as assessed by incumbents and supervisors: Converging only modestly but predicting strain as assessed by incumbents, supervisors, and partners. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology. Advance online publication.
  • Keller, A. C., Igic, I., Meier, L. L., Semmer, N. K., Schaubroeck, J. M., Brunner, B., & Elfering, A. (2017). Testing job typologies and identifying at-risk subpopulations using factor mixture models. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 22, 503-517.
  • Eatough, E. M., Meier, L. L., Igic, I., Elfering, A., Spector, P., & Semmer, N. K. (2016). You want me to do what? Two daily diary studies of illegitimate tasks and employee well-being. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 37, 108–127.
  • Meier, L. L., Cho, E., & Dumani, S. (2016). The effect of positive work reflection during leisure time on affective well-being: Results from three diary studies. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 37, 255–278.
  • Orth, U., Robins, R. W., Meier, L. L., & Conger, R. D. (2016). Refining the vulnerability model of low self-esteem and depression: Disentangling the effects of genuine self-esteem and narcissism. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 110, 133–149.
  • Meier, L. L., & Gross, S. (2015). Episodes of incivility between subordinates and supervisors: Examining the role of self-control and time with an interaction-record diary study. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 36, 1096–1113.
  • Nohe, C., Meier, L. L., Sonntag, K., & Michel, A. (2015). The chicken or the egg? A meta-analysis of panel studies of the relationship between work-family conflict and strain. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100, 522–536.
  • Zhou, Z. E., Yan, Y., Che, X. X., & Meier, L. L. (2015). Effect of workplace incivility on end-of-work negative affect: Examining individual and organizational moderators in a daily diary study. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 20, 117–130.
  • Meier, L. L., & Spector, P. E. (2013). Reciprocal effects of work stressors and counterproductive work behavior: A five-wave longitudinal study. Journal of Applied Psychology, 98, 529-539.