Staff

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Vita

Lydia Repke studied Political and Administrative Sciences at the University of Konstanz, Germany, and did a research stay at Boğaziçi Üniversitesi in Istanbul, Turkey. She graduated from the double master's degree program European Master in Government of the University of Konstanz and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain, where she received her doctor's degree in cultural psychology (2017) and the Special Doctorate Award 2017 for her doctoral thesis. Throughout her studies, she was funded by the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (German Academic Scholarship Foundation). Since 2012 she has been a member of the Research and Expertise Centre for Survey Methodology in Barcelona, Spain, and since 2018 she has been working for GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences in the Department of Survey Design and Methodology in Mannheim, Germany.

Lydia Repke was appointed spokesperson of the Leibniz PostDoc Network in October 2018. In 2020, she was accepted into the Young Academy of the Academy of Sciences and Literature | Mainz (German: Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur Mainz, AdW Mainz).

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Service

Scientific consulting regarding questionnaire design and personal network analysis

Outreach for the Integrated Data and Survey Infrastructure (German abbreviation: IEDI)   

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Research

Her research interests include:

  • personal social networks,
  • bi-/multiculturalism and cultural identifications,
  • acculturation and migration,
  • questionnaire design,
  • data quality and correction for measurement error,
  • cultural and linguistic effects, and
  • measurement equivalence.

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Publications

Publication

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Journal article

Benet-Martínez, Verónica, and Lydia Repke. 2020. "Broadening the social psychological approach to acculturation: cultural, personality and social-network approaches (Ampliación del enfoque socio-psicológico de la aculturación: perspectivas cultural, de la personalidad y de las redes sociales)." International Journal of Social Psychology 35 (3): 526-559. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02134748.2020.1783837.

Repke, Lydia, and Verónica Benet-Martínez. 2019. "The interplay between the one and the others: Multiple cultural identifications and social networks." Journal of Social Issues 75 (2): 436-459. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/josi.12323.

Braun, Michael, Dorothée Behr, Katharina Meitinger, Klara Raiber, and Lydia Repke. 2019. "Using Web Probing to Elucidate Respondents’ Understanding of ‘Minorities’ in Cross-Cultural Comparative Research." ASK: Research and Methods 28 (1): 3-20.

Vives, Marc Lluís, Lydia Repke, and Albert Costa. 2018. "Does bilingualism really affect social flexibility?." Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 21 (5): 952-956. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1366728918000123.

Repke, Lydia, and Verónica Benet-Martínez. 2018. "The (diverse) company you keep: Content and structure of immigrants’ social networks as a window into intercultural relations in Catalonia." Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology 49 (6): 924-944. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022022117733475.

Repke, Lydia, and Verónica Benet-Martínez. 2017. "Conceptualizing the dynamics between bicultural identification and personal social networks." Frontiers in Psychology 8 (469): 1-19. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00469.

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Contribution to edited volume

Dorer, Brita, Ana Villar, and Lydia Repke. 2018. "Translation experiment." In Documentation of experimental testing implemented in the CROss-National Online Survey (CRONOS) Panel, edited by Ana Villar, Elena Sommer, Nejc Berzelak, and Gianmaria Bottoni,

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Monograph

Repke, Lydia. 2017. Multiple Cultural Identifications, Personality, and Social Networks: PhD dissertation. Barcelona: Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

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Other article

Repke, Lydia, and Niels Hansen. 2020. International day of families: One family for all?. GESIS Blog. GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.34879/gesisblog.2020.7.

Repke, Lydia, Niels Hansen, and Johanna Dölken. 2020. International day of friendship: A snapshot of German friendship relations. GESIS Blog. GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.34879/gesisblog.2020.15.

Repke, Lydia, Johanna Dölken, and Emma Link. 2020. International day of peace – united in times of crisis?. GESIS Blog. GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.34879/gesisblog.2020.19.

Repke, Lydia, and Johanna Dölken. 2020. International youth day – rebels with a cause?. GESIS Blog. GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.34879/gesisblog.2020.16.

Teaching

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Tutorial

Repke, Lydia. 2009. "Introduction to International Relations."

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Sonstiges

Repke, Lydia, and Diana Zavala-Rojas. 2019. "Switching perspectives? How being multicultural and multilingual may change the way I express myself": Intensive course for scholarship students of the German National Academic (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes) Foundation at the summer academy in Leysin, Switzerland." Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, Bonn. 2 SWS.

Talk

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Conference contribution

Bobowik, Magdalena, Verónica Benet-Martínez, and Lydia Repke. 2020. "‘United in Diversity’: The Interplay of Social Network Characteristics and Personality in Predicting Outgroup Attitudes." Content Meets Structure: Integrating Different Perspectives On Social Networks, Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften, Heidelberg, 28.09.2020.

Repke, Lydia, and Verónica Benet-Martínez. 2020. "How Diverse and Intercultural are Immigrants’ Social Networks?: The Role of Personality, Identity, and Socio-Demographic Factors." 19. General Meeting der European Association for Social Psychology (EASP), Krakow, Poland (conference canceled), 30.06.2020.

Repke, Lydia, and Verónica Benet-Martínez. 2020. "How Diverse and Intercultural are Immigrants’ Social Networks? The Role of Socio-Demographic, Personality, and Identity Factors." Content Meets Structure: Integrating Different Perspectives On Social Networks, Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften, Heidelberg, 28.09.2020.

Silber, Henning, Ipek Bilgen, Timothy P. Johnson, and Lydia Repke. 2020. "The Measurement of Social Relationships: Experimental Evidence on Self-Reports of Inter-Racial Friendships." Content Meets Structure: Integrating Different Perspectives On Social Networks, Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften, Heidelberg, 28.09.2020.

Repke, Lydia, and Brita Dorer. 2019. "Close or adaptive?: A language- and culture-specific question for questionnaire translation in a cross-country context." 8th Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA). Zagreb, Croatia, 15.07.2019.

Dorer, Brita, and Lydia Repke. 2019. "Mechanisms of close versus free questionnaire translation: Qualitative findings from an experiment in Estonian and Slovene." 2019 International Workshop on Comparative Survey Design and Implementation, Warsaw, Poland, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences Warsaw, Poland, 18.03.2019.

Repke, Lydia, and Verónica Benet-Martínez. 2018. "How intercultural is your social network? The role of personality and bicultural identity integration." Singapore Conference on Applied Psychology, 21.06.2018.

Dorer, Brita, Lydia Repke, and Ana Villar. 2018. "SERISS experiment for testing close versus more adaptive questionnaire translation approaches: First results from the translation sessions and from the field." 2018 International Workshop on Comparative Survey Design and Implementation Program (CSDI), Limerick, Ireland, 26.03.2018.

Repke, Lydia, and Verónica Benet-Martínez. 2018. "The (diverse) company you keep: Content and structure of immigrants’ social networks as a window into intercultural relations in Catalonia." EASP Group Meeting “Introducing Structure: Networks in Social Psychology," Brussels, Belgium, 31.10.2018.

Repke, Lydia, and Verónica Benet-Martínez. 2017. "Conceptualizing the dynamics between bicultural identification and personal social networks." EASP-SPSSI Joint Meeting “‘To be both (or more)’: Immigration and Identity Multiplicity,” Woudshoten, the Netherlands, 15.09.2017.

Benet-Martínez, Verónica, and Lydia Repke. 2017. "The (diverse) company you keep: Personal social networks, multiple cultural identities, and adjustment." Symposium 'Dealing with the Diversity Within: Perspectives on the Multiplicity of Identity' at the 18th general meeting of the European Association of Social Psychology, Granada, Spain, 05.05.2017.

Benet-Martínez, Verónica, and Lydia Repke. 2015. "The company you keep: Content and structure of immigrants' social networks and psycho-social adjustment." symposium ‘New approaches to psychological acculturation and cultural learning: Situational, affective, and implicit cognitive processes’ at the 1st International Convention of Psychological Science, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 12.03.2015.

Repke, Lydia, Verónica Benet-Martínez, and Eva Maciocco. 2014. "The company you keep: Content and structure of immigrants' social networks and psycho-social adjustment." Symposium ‘Migration, Mobility and Transnational Networks’ at the 1st European Conference on Social Networks, UAB, Barcelona, Spain, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Cerdanyola del Vallès, 01.07.2014.

Benet-Martínez, Verónica, Lydia Repke, and Eva Maciocco. 2014. "The company you keep: Content and structure of immigrants' social networks and psycho-social adjustment." Paper presented in the EASP Small Group Meeting ‘Culture and Psychology: Insights from the European Context,’ Leuven, Belgium, 05.07.2014.

Benet-Martínez, Verónica, Lydia Repke, and Eva Maciocco. 2014. "The company you keep: Content and structure of immigrants' social networks and psycho-social adjustment." Symposium ‘Cultural Diversity: Costs and Benefits of Intercultural Contact and Engagement in Majority and/or Minority Cultures’ at the 17th meeting of the European Association of Experimental Social Psychology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Benet-Martínez, Verónica, Lydia Repke, and Eva Maciocco. 2014. "The company you keep: Content and structure of immigrants’ social networks and psycho-social adjustment." Symposium ‘Immigration, acculturation, and ethnic identities: Research agenda,’1st meeting of the Spanish Scientific Association of Social Psychology (SCEPS), Seville, Spain.

Repke, Lydia. 2013. "Personal social networks and multiple cultural self-identifications: Theoretical reflections on a bidirectional relationship." Symposium 'Personal networks, migration and transnationalism' at the International Seminar into Personal Networks, UAB, Barcelona, Spain, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Cerdanyola del Vallès, 03.07.2013.

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Contribution not at conference

Repke, Lydia, and Frederik Lohof. 2019. "Die Wissenschaft in 20 Jahren: Ein Blick in die Zukunft." Next Generation Research Workshop organized by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Berlin, Germany, 01.10.2019.

Repke, Lydia. 2019. "GESIS in 60 seconds." Discovering Mannheim – Get together for international students, Mannheim, Germany, 14.10.2019.

Repke, Lydia. 2019. "Integration von Immigranten: Ein sozial-psychologischer Netzwerkansatz." Invited presentation at the Research plus Rhein-Neckar of the German Society for Online Research, Mannheim, Germany, 16.09.2019.

Repke, Lydia, and Diana Zavala-Rojas. 2019. "Making the non-measurable measurable: Quantifying society." Summer Academy of the German National Scholarship Foundation, Leysin, Switzerland, 16.08.2019.

Repke, Lydia, and Brita Dorer. 2019. "SERISS translation experiment: Close versus adaptive questionnaire translation." 11th ESS-ERIC MAB Meeting, London, UK, 24.05.2019.

Repke, Lydia, and Brita Dorer. 2019. "SERISS translation experiment: Close versus adaptive questionnaire translation." ESS-Eric 3rd Translation Expert Panel Meeting, Mannheim, Germany, GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, Mannheim, 27.06.2019.

Repke, Lydia, and Brita Dorer. 2019. "SERISS translation experiment: Close versus adaptive questionnaire translation." 12th ESS-ERIC National Coordinators’ Forum Meeting, Mannheim, Germany, 03.04.2019.

Repke, Lydia, and Brita Dorer. 2019. "SERISS translation experiment: Close versus adaptive questionnaire translation." SERISS Board of Strategic Advice Meeting, London, UK, 24.04.2019.

Repke, Lydia, and Verónica Benet-Martínez. 2018. "How Intercultural is Your Social Network? The Role of Personality and Bicultural Identity Integration." GESIS Research Day, Cologne, Germany, GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, Mannheim, 18.10.2018.

Repke, Lydia. 2018. "Network analysis in the migration context." Federal Institute for Population Research (Bundesinstitut für Bevölkerungsforschung), 20.02.2018.

Repke, Lydia. 2018. "Social network analysis in the migration context." Invited presentation at the GESIS – Scale Development and Documentation team colloquium, Mannheim, Germany, GESIS - Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, Mannheim, 10.10.2018.

Organisation

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Event

Repke, Lydia. 2020. "Content Meets Structure: Integrating Different Perspectives on Social Networks." Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften, Heidelberg, 28.09.2020 - 30.09.2020.

Blumenberg, Johannes N., Johannes Breuer, Lydia Repke, Jan-Lucas Schanze, Heidi Schulze, Benjamin Zapilko, and Maria Zens. 2019. "GESIS Research Day 2019." GESIS Research Day 2019, 10.10.2019.