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Dr Thekla Morgenroth

Research Fellow of Social and Organisational Psychology, University of Exeter

Thekla Morgenroth is a post-doctoral Research Fellow of Social and Organisational Psychology. They joined the Exeter SEORG group in 2012 after obtaining their Diplom in psychology from Dresden University of Technology. Since finishing their PhD in Social and Organisational Psychology at the University of Exeter in 2015, Thekla has been working as a post-doctoral research fellow with Michelle Ryan. Thekla’s research focuses on gender stereotypes and how they affect gender equality in various domains such as leadership, parenting, and video gaming. Other research interests include the psychological processes underlying the disruption and maintenance of the gender binary and how pro-LGBTQ messages (e.g. being “born this way”) affect different members of the LGBTQ community.