Roland Deutsch, Prof. Dr. phil.

Past: PI Project B2 VCF

Roland Deutsch

Contact information

Universität Würzburg
Lehrstuhl für Psychologie II
Röntgenring 10
97070 Würzburg

Phone: +49 (0) 931/31-82692

Scientific Education

2003Promotion Dr. phil., Psychology; University of Würzburg; Year of defense: 2003; Dissertation advisor: Prof. Dr. Fritz Strack
1998Diploma Psychology, University of Würzburg; Diploma thesis advisor: PD Dr. Horst Pfrang
1992- 1998Studies in Psychology (Diplom), University of Würzburg

Professional Experience

04/2010- presentProfessor for Social Psychology (W2), Technische Universität Dresden (associate professor equivalent)
10/2009 – 03/2010Substituting the chair of social psychology (W3), University of Jena
09/2006 – 10/2009Akademischer Rat auf Zeit, University of Würzburg (assistant professor equivalent)
06/2006 – 08/2006Research associate, Social Psychology Department, University of Würzburg
09/2004 – 05/2006Post-doctoral researcher, Ohio State University
01/1999 – 09/2004Research associate, Social Psychology Department, University of Würzburg

Other Scientific Activities, Honors, Awards

Associate Editor:

  • Social Psychology (2009-2013)

Editorial Board Member:

  • European Journal of Social Psychology (2009-2013)
  • Cognition and Emotion (2007-2013)
  • Social Cognition (2009 - 2013)
  • Social Psychology (2006-2008)

Awards & Honors:

  • Röntgen Preis of 2007, University of Würzburg (5000 Euro) (young scientist award)
  • Theoretical Innovation Prize of 2003, Society for Personality and Social Psychology (with Fritz Strack).
  • Fellow of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology 


Selected Publications

Krieglmeyer, R., & Deutsch, R., De Houwer, J., & De Raedt, R. (2010). Being moved: Valence activates approach-avoidance behavior independent of intentions to approach or avoid. Psychological Science, 21, 607-613.

Topolinski, S., & Deutsch, R. (in press). Phasic affective modulation of semantic priming. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.

Deutsch, R., & Gawronski, B. (2009). When the method makes a difference: Antagonistic effects on “automatic evaluations” as a function of task characteristics of the measure. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45, 101-114.

Deutsch, R., & Fazio, R. F. (2008). How subtyping shapes perception: Predictable exceptions to the rule reduce attention to stereotype-associated dimensions. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 1020-1034.

Strack, F. & Deutsch, R. (2004). Reflective and impulsive determinants of social behavior. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 8, 220-247.