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Dr. Jennifer Diedrich

Deputy lead PISA National Center
National project manager PISA
Research associate

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Room: 221
Hours: on appointment
MailJennifer Diedrich



  • Deputy National Project Lead PISA since Nov 2020
  • Projectcoordination PISA (01/2018 - 10/2020)
  • Associate at the Centre for International Student Assessment (ZIB) since January 2018
  • Scientific Project Manager at the Federal Academy of Lower Austria (09/2015 – 12/2016)
  • Research Associate at the Federal Academy of Lower Austria (08/2012 – 08/2015)
  • Doctoral Studies in Psychology (with honors; Thesis Title: Assessment of Creativity) at the University of Graz (10/2012 – 11/2017)
  • Training in Project Management (04/2017 – 06/2017)
  • Master of Science in Supervision, Coaching & Organizational Development at the ARGE Bildungsmanagement Wien (11/2014 – 06/2019)
  • Diploma Studies in Psychology (Thesis Title: Construction of an Aptitude Screening for Pre-K Children“) at the University of Graz (10/2006 – 10/2012) including study stays in Waterloo, Canada and Sussex, Great Britain

Detailed Vita as pdf-file

Research Interests


  • PISA 2025
  • PISA 2022
  • PISA 2018

Selected Publications

  • Jauk, E., Eberhardt, L., Koschmieder, C., Diedricht, J., Pretsch, J., Benedek, M. & Neubauer, A. (2019). A new measure for the assessment of parreciation for creative personality. Creativity research journal, 31 (2), 149-163.
  • Diedrich, J., Jauk, E., Silvia, P.J., Gredlein, J.M., Neubauer, A.C. & Benedek, M. (2017). Assessment of real-life creativity: the inventory of creative activities and achievements (ICAA). Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts61,109-119.
  • Schillinger, F., Vogel, S., Diedrich, J., & Grabner, R. (2017). Math anxiety is inversely related to performance in mathematics beyond individual differences in intelligence and arithmetic abilities: insights from the German adaptation of the abbreviated math anxiety scale (AMAS). Learning and individual differences, online first. 
  • Diedrich, J., Benedek, M., Jauk, E. & Neubauer, A.C. (2015). Are creative ideas novel and useful? Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts, 9 (1), 35-40.

 Complete Publication Record as pdf-file

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