Teacher Orlando Festival 2021
Marie Thommes is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the department Work and Social Psychology at Maastricht University, where she also obtained her PhD in April 2021. Before, she was a visiting researcher at the University of Western Australia and Texas Christian University and studied psychology with a focus on Work and Organizational Psychology at the University of Mannheim and Maastricht University. In her research, Marie examines how teams can effectively communicate and work together over time. She is particularly interested in team adaptation, leader-follower interactions and trust in teams. Her work has appeared in international, peer-reviewed journals such as Group Dynamics, and the Journal of Organizational and Occupational Psychology. Marie enjoys working with teams and teaches a variety of courses at the bachelor- and master-level on teamwork and group dynamics.