Staff

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Vita

  • 2018- : Research Assistant and Doctoral Student at GESIS Mannheim, Department Survey Design and Methodology, Team Scale Development and Documentation
  • 2018- : Student at the Center for Doctoral Studies in Social and Behavioral Sciences (CDSS) / Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS)
  • 2016-2018: M.A. Sociology at the University of Mannheim
  • 2013-2016: B.A. Business Psychology at the West Coast University of Applied Sciences







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Service

  • Support and further development of ZIS - Open Access Repository for Social and Behavioral Science Measurement Instruments (German: Zusammenstellung sozialwissenschaftlicher Items und Skalen) (zis.gesis.org/en)
  • Consulting Services in Scale Development





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Research

  • Latent Variable Modeling (e.g., Structural Equation Modeling)
  • Measurement Invariance




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Publications

Publication

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Journal article

Groskurth, Katharina, Désirée Nießen, Beatrice Rammstedt, and Clemens Lechner. 2021. "An English-language adaptation and validation of the Political Efficacy Short Scale (PESS)." Measurement Instruments for the Social Sciences 3 (1). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s42409-020-00018-z.

Lechner, Clemens, Nivedita Bhaktha, Katharina Groskurth, and Matthias Bluemke. 2021. "Why ability point estimates can be pointless: A primer on using skill measures from large-scale assessments in secondary analyses." Measurement Instruments for the Social Sciences 3 (2). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s42409-020-00020-5.

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Working and discussion paper

Groskurth, Katharina, Désirée Nießen, Beatrice Rammstedt, and Clemens Lechner. 2021. Political Efficacy Short Scale (PESS). Mannheim: GESIS: Zusammenstellung sozialwissenschaftlicher Items und Skalen (ZIS). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.6102/zis295_exz.

Nießen, Désirée, Katharina Groskurth, Beatrice Rammstedt, and Clemens Lechner. 2020. An English-language adaptation of the General Life Satisfaction Short Scale (L-1). Zusammenstellung sozialwissenschaftlicher Items und Skalen (ZIS). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.6102/zis284.

Nießen, Désirée, Katharina Groskurth, Beatrice Rammstedt, and Clemens Lechner. 2020. An English-language adaptation of the Risk Proneness Short Scale (R-1). Zusammenstellung sozialwissenschaftlicher Items und Skalen (ZIS). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.6102/zis286.

Nießen, Désirée, Katharina Groskurth, Isabelle Schmidt, and Matthias Bluemke. 2020. ZIS Publication Guide (Version 2.1): Leitfaden für die Dokumentation von Messinstrumenten in ZIS. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.6102/pubguide2.1.German.

Nießen, Désirée, Katharina Groskurth, Isabelle Schmidt, and Matthias Bluemke. 2020. ZIS Publication Guide (Version 2.1): Guideline for documenting instruments in the open access repository for measurement instruments. Zusammenstellung sozialwissenschaftlicher Items und Skalen (ZIS). Mannheim: GESIS - Leibniz institute for the Social Sciences. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.6102/pubguide2.1.English.

Nießen, Désirée, Katharina Groskurth, and Matthias Bluemke. 2019. ZIS Publication Guide (Version 2.0) – Guideline for documenting instruments in the Collection of Items and Scales for the Social Sciences (ZIS). Zusammenstellung sozialwissenschaftlicher Items und Skalen (ZIS). Mannheim: GESIS. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.6102/pubguide2.English.

Nießen, Désirée, Katharina Groskurth, and Matthias Bluemke. 2018. ZIS Publication Guide (Version 2.0) – Leitfaden für die Veröffentlichung von Erhebungsinstrumenten in der Zusammenstellung sozialwissenschaftlicher Items und Skalen (ZIS). Mannheim: GESIS. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.6102/pubguide2.German.

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Daten/Software

Nießen, Désirée, Melanie Partsch, and Katharina Groskurth. 2021. Data for: The General Self-Efficacy Short Scale–3 (GSE-3): An English-language adaptation. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7802/2094.

Nießen, Désirée, Melanie Partsch, and Katharina Groskurth. 2021. Data for: The Optimism–Pessimism Short Scale–2 (SOP2): A comprehensive validation of the English-language adaptation. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7802/2098.

Nießen, Désirée, Melanie Partsch, and Katharina Groskurth. 2020. Data for: An English-language adaptation and validation of the Political Efficacy Short Scale (PESS). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7802/2081.

Nießen, Désirée, Melanie Partsch, and Katharina Groskurth. 2020. Data for: An English-language adaptation of the General Life Satisfaction Short Scale (L-1). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7802/2079.

Nießen, Désirée, Melanie Partsch, and Katharina Groskurth. 2020. Data for: An English-language adaptation of the Risk Proneness Short Scale (R-1). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7802/2080.

Groskurth, Katharina, Melanie Partsch, Isabelle Schmidt, and Matthias Bluemke. 2020. Mplus Code for the Development and Validation of Measurement Instruments in the Social Sciences: Psychometric Analyses (Dimensionality, Reliability, Measurement Invariance). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7802/1.1983.

Partsch, Melanie, Katharina Groskurth, Matthias Bluemke, and Isabelle Schmidt. 2020. R Code for the Development and Validation of Measurement Instruments in the Social Sciences: Psychometric Analyses (Dimensionality, Reliability, Measurement Invariance). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7802/1.1982.

Bluemke, Matthias, and Katharina Groskurth. 2020. SPSS Code for the Development and Validation of Measurement Instruments in the Social Sciences: Psychometric Analyses (Dimensionality, Reliability). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7802/1.1984.

Groskurth, Katharina, Thomas Knopf, Melanie Partsch, Isabelle Schmidt, and Matthias Bluemke. 2020. Stata Code for the Development and Validation of Measurement Instruments in the Social Sciences: Psychometric Analyses (Dimensionality, Reliability, Measurement Invariance). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7802/1.1985.

Talk

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Conference contribution

Groskurth, Katharina, Nivedita Bhaktha, Matthias Bluemke, Clemens Lechner, and Thorsten Meiser. 2021. "Moving Away From Fixed Cutoffs: What We Gain From ROC Analysis." Meeting of the Working Group on Structural Equation Modeling , University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU), 18.03.2021.

Bluemke, Matthias, and Katharina Groskurth. 2019. "Comparable measurement of religiosity across different religious groups." ECPA 15: 15th European Conference on Psychological Assessment, Free University of Brussels - VUB, Brussels, 08.07.2019.

Groskurth, Katharina, and Matthias Bluemke. 2019. "Comparable measurement of religiosity across different religious groups." 15th Tagung der Fachgruppe Differentielle Psychologie, Persönlichkeitspsychologie und Psychologische Diagnostik (DPPD), 18.09.2019.

Bluemke, Matthias, and Katharina Groskurth. 2019. "Comparable measurement of religiosity across different religious groups." ESRA 2019 : 8th Conference of the European Survey Research Association, Zagreb (Croatia), University of Zagreb, 16.07.2019.