Dr. Christine Finn

Assoziierte Wissenschaftlerin
Christine Finn Christine Finn Foto: Bildrechte privat

Curriculum Vitae

  • Seit 2020
    Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin "Organisationsberatungsinstitut Thüringen - ORBITExterner Link"

  • 2014 - 2020
    Mitarbeiterin im Projekt pairfam (Panel Analysis of Intimate Relationships and Family Dynamics)

  • 2014
    Dissertationspreis (Gesellschaft der Freunde und Förderer der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena)

  • 2013
    Promotion im Fach Psychologie an der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (Thema: "The Impact of Biased Relationship-specific Interpretations on Partnership and Personality Development"; summa cum laude)

  • 2009 - 2020
    Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Lehrstuhl für Persönlichkeitspsychologie und Psychologische Diagnostik

  • 2005 - 2009
    Studentische Hilfskraft und Tutorin am Lehrstuhl für Persönlichkeitspsychologie und Psychologische Diagnostik

  • 2005 - 2009
    Tutorin im Fach Studientechniken

  • 2003 - 2009
    Studium der Psychologie an der FSU Jena und der Universidad de Sevilla, Spanien


In Press

Finn, C. & Neyer, F. J. (in press). Love changes everything: How a cognitive account opens a window to our understanding of personality effects in romantic relationships. In S. Walper, E. V. Wendt, & F. Schmahl (Eds.), Partner relationships in adolescence and adulthood. Psychological and sociological perspectives. Berlin: Springer.


Johnson, M. D., Neyer, F. J., & Finn, C. (2021). Subjective well-being across partnerships. Journal of Family Psychology, 35, 546-551http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/fam0000793Externer Link

Gonzalez-Avilés, T., Finn, C., & Neyer, F. J. (2021). Patterns of Romantic Relationship Experiences and Psychosocial Adjustment From Adolescence to Young Adulthood. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 50, 550-562https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-020-01350-7Externer Link

Richter, J., & Finn, C (2021). Transactions between self-esteem and perceived conflict in romantic relationships: A 5-year longitudinal study. PLoSONE 16(4):e0248620. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0248620Externer Link


Finn, C., Johnson, M. D., & Neyer, F. J. (2020). Happily (n)ever after? Codevelopment of romantic partners in continuing and dissolving unions. Developmental Psychology, 56(5), 1022-1028. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/dev0000897Externer Link


Pusch, S., Mund, M., Hagemeyer, B. & Finn, C. (2019). Personality development in emerging and young adulthood: A study of age differences. European Journal of Personality, 33, 245-263. doi:10.1002/per.2181Externer Link


Finn, C., Zimmermann, J., & Neyer, F. J. (2017). Personality development in close relationships. In J. Specht (Ed.), Personality development across the lifespan (pp. 357-370). Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Johnson, M. D., Galambos, N. L., Finn, C., Neyer, F. J., & Horne, R. M. (2017). Pathways between self-esteem and depression in couples. Developmental Psychology, 53, 787-799. doi: 10.1037/dev0000276Externer Link


Mund, M., Finn, C., Hagemeyer, B., & Neyer, F. J. (2016). Understanding dynamic transactions between personality traits and partner relationships. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 25 , 411-416. doi: 10.1177/0963721416659458Externer Link


Finn, C., Mitte, K. & Neyer, F. J. (2015). Recent decreases in specific interpretation biases predict decreases in neuroticism: Evidence from a longitudinal study with young adult couples, Journal of Personality, 83, 274-286. doi: 10.1111/jopy.12102Externer Link

Mund, M.*, Finn, C.*, Hagemeyer, B., Zimmermann, J., & Neyer, F. J. (2015). The dynamics of self-esteem in partner relationships. European Journal of Personality, 29, 235-249. doi: 10.1002/per.1984Externer Link (*Marcus Mund and Christine Finn contributed equally to this work.)

Reese, G., Proch, J., & Finn, C. (2015). Identification with all humanity: The role of self-definition and self-investment. European Journal of Social Psychology, 45, 426-440.


Finn, C., Mitte, K. & Neyer, F. J. (2013). The Relationship-Specific Interpretation Bias Mediates the Link Between Neuroticism and Satisfaction in Couples. European Journal of Personality, 27, 200-212. doi: 10.1002/per.1862Externer Link