Laurenz Meier, professeur assistant


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 2016 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: 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; Burnout Research; Group & Organization Management
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)

Publications (selected list from the last years)

For a complete publication list incl. pdf files: see laurenzmeier.info
  • Meier, L. L. , & Semmer, N. K. (in press). 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.
  • Stocker, D., Keller, A. C., Meier, L. L., Elfering, A., Pfister, I., Jacobshagen, J., & Semmer, N. K. (in press). Appreciation by supervisors buffers the impact of work interruptions on well-being longitudinally. International Journal of Stress Management.
  • Meier, L. L., & Cho, E. (2018). Work stressors and partner social undermining: Comparing negative affect and psychological detachment as mechanisms. Journal of Occupational Health 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.
  • Johnston, C. S., Krings, F., Maggiori, C., Meier, L. L., & Fiori, M. (2016). Believing in a personal just world helps maintain wellbeing at work by coloring organizational justice perceptions. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 25, 945-959.
  • 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.
  • Welp, A., Meier, L. L., & Manser, T. (2016). The interplay between teamwork, clinician burnout, and patient safety: A longitudinal study. Critical Care, 20, 110.
  • Keller, A. C., Meier, L. L., Gross, S., & Semmer, N. K. (2015). Gender differences in the association of high quality jobs and self-esteem over time: A multi-wave study. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 24, 113–125.
  • 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.
  • Meier, L. L., Tschudi, P., Meier, C. A., Dvorak, C., & Zeller, A. (2015). When general practitioners don’t feel appreciated by their patients: Prospective effects on well-being and work-family conflict in a Swiss longitudinal study. Family Practice, 32, 181–186.
  • 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.
  • Semmer, N. K., Jacobshagen, N., Meier, L. L., Elfering, A., Beehr, T. A., Kälin, W., & Tschan, F. (2015). Illegitimate tasks as a source of stress. Work & Stress, 1, 32-56.
  • 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.