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Dr Mariska Kappmeier

Mariska Apr17"Peace grows where we sow trust" (trans. German proverb)

Contact

email: mariska.kappmeier@otago.ac.nz
phone:+64 3 479 7681

Teaching 2018

Supervision

Dr Kappmeier is interested in supervising students with projects in the following areas:

  • Intergroup Trust
  • Social Identity
  • Social-psychological dimensions to peace and conflict studies
  • Police Relations
  • Interfaith Relations
  • Preferable, but not necessary an interest in quantitative research methods

Research

Through past research, Dr. Kappmeier has developed the Intergroup Trust Model, which hypothesizes that trust between groups is shaped by the five dimensions of competence, integrity, compassion, compatibility and security. Her areas of research expertise and writing for publication include:

  • Intergroup Trust
  • Intergroup Conflict
  • Community trust in the police
  • Interfaith Relations
  • Conflict Mediation and Transformation
  • Trust building between institutions and diverse communities

Dr Kappmeier received her PhD in Psychology from the University of Hamburg, Germany. Prior to joining the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, she completed a post-doctoral tenure at the intergroup relations lab in the Psychology Department of Harvard University, USA.

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Publications

Kappmeier, M. (2016). Trusting the enemy: Towards a comprehensive understanding of trust in intergroup conflict. Peace & Conflict, 22(2), 133-144. doi: 10.1037/pac0000159

Kappmeier, M., Redlich, A., & Knyazev, E. (2012). Building local capacity in Eastern Europe. In J. Rothman (Ed.), From identity-based conflict to identity-based cooperation: The ARIA approach in theory and practice. (pp. 99-121). Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-3679-9

Kappmeier, M., Fütterer, M., & Redlich, A. (2014). Transforming the frozen conflict of Moldova-Transdniestria through joint mediation training. Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 9(3), 88-94. doi: 10.1080/15423166.2014.984562

Kappmeier, M., & Redlich, A. (2014). Capacity Building: Aufbau von Kapazitäten für eine Kultur friedlicher Konfliktregulierung durch Mediation. In U. Borchardt, A. Dörfler-Dierken & H. Spitzer (Eds.), Friedensbildung: Das Hamburger interdisziplinäre Modell. (pp. 187-206). Göttingen, Germany: V&R Unipress. doi: 10.14220/9783737002448.187

Chapter in Book - Research

Kappmeier, M., & Redlich, A. (2014). Capacity Building: Aufbau von Kapazitäten für eine Kultur friedlicher Konfliktregulierung durch Mediation. In U. Borchardt, A. Dörfler-Dierken & H. Spitzer (Eds.), Friedensbildung: Das Hamburger interdisziplinäre Modell. (pp. 187-206). Göttingen, Germany: V&R Unipress. doi: 10.14220/9783737002448.187

Kappmeier, M., Redlich, A., & Knyazev, E. (2012). Building local capacity in Eastern Europe. In J. Rothman (Ed.), From identity-based conflict to identity-based cooperation: The ARIA approach in theory and practice. (pp. 99-121). Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-3679-9

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Journal - Research Article

Kappmeier, M. (2016). Trusting the enemy: Towards a comprehensive understanding of trust in intergroup conflict. Peace & Conflict, 22(2), 133-144. doi: 10.1037/pac0000159

Kappmeier, M., Fütterer, M., & Redlich, A. (2014). Transforming the frozen conflict of Moldova-Transdniestria through joint mediation training. Journal of Peacebuilding & Development, 9(3), 88-94. doi: 10.1080/15423166.2014.984562

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