Désirée Thommen

Désirée Thommen, MSc

Assistentin / Teaching and Research Assistant

Phone: + 41 44 634 27 38

Address: Freiestrasse 36, 8032 Zürich

Room number: FRE-G-03

Presence times: Montag, Dienstag, Mittwoch, Freitag

desiree.thommen@ife.uzh.ch

Website

Current courses

Research foci

  • Instructional quality
  • Teacher motivation
  • Development and Learning
  • International Comparative Educational Research

Occupations

Since 2019

Research Assistant at the Institute of Education of the University of Zurich

2018–2019

Student Employee at the Human Resources Department of the University of Zurich

2017–2018

Clinical Research Assistant at the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

2015–2018

Scientific Student Assistant and semester assistant at the Chair of Psychopathology and Clinical Intervention of the University of Zurich

2017

Intern at the School Psychological Service Limmattal

2016

Intern at the Emergency Psychological Service (KrisenKompetenz GmbH)

Education

  • 2016–2018: Master of Science in Psychology, University of Zurich.
  • 2013–2016: Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Zurich.

Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles

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Monographs and publisher’s editions

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Book chapters and other publications (* peer-reviewed)

  • Thommen, D. (2018). Exekutive Funktionen bei depressiven Kindern und Jugendlichen: Der Vergleich des BRIEF-Profils bei depressiven und gesunden Patienten. Unveröffentlichte Masterarbeit, Universität Zürich.

Presentations

Poster (* peer-reviewed)

  • Emery, S., Thommen, D., Baumgartner, N., Strumberger, M., Nalani, K., Häberling, I., Schmeck, K., Berger, G., Walitza, S. & Drechsler, R. (2019). Beeinträchtigung exekutiver Funktionen im Alltag bei depressiven Kindern und Jugendlichen erfasst mit dem Verhaltensinventar zur Beurteilung exekutiver Funktionen (BRIEF). Poster auf dem Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie (DGKJP), 11. April 2019, Mannheim, Deutschland.

Conference contributions (* peer-reviewed)

  • Thommen, D.*, Sieber, V., Grob, U. & Praetorius, A.-K. (2020, September). Does high quality teaching require motivated teachers? Talk at the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI), SIG 18, Freiburg, Deutschland (Conference cancelled due to COVID-19)