Dr. Jana Mahlke

Jana Mahlke

Research Associate; PhD Candidate

Habelschwerdter Allee 45
Room JK 27/203
14195 Berlin

Office hours

on appointment


Jana Mahlke

Curriculum Vitae


since 04/2011

Research associate (Methods and Evaluation Division, Freie Universität Berlin)

04/2010 - 10/2010

Mangement Consulting

10/2004 - 09/2009

Diploma in Psychology (Freie Universität Berlin)

06/2006 - 09/2009

Tutor for statistics (Methods and Evaluation Division, Freie Universität Berlin)

10/2006 - 08/2007

Internship and project participation (Developmental Science and Applied Developmental Psychology, Freie Universität Berlin)

08/1995 - 06/2002

Abitur, Freidrich-Ebert-Gymnasium Berlin



  • Structural equation models
  • Multitrait-multimethod analysis
  • Validation of 360°-feedback instruments

Journal Articles

  • Mahlke, J., Schultze, M., & Eid, M. (2019). Analysing multisource feedback with multilevel structural equation models – Pitfalls and recommendations from a simulation study. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology. doi: 10.1111/bmsp.12149

  • Mahlke, J., Schultze, M., Koch, T., Eid, M., Eckert, R. & Brodbeck, F. C. (2015). A multilevel CFA–MTMM approach for multisource feedback instruments: Presentation and application of a new statistical model. Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal. Advanced online publication. doi: 10.1080/10705511.2014.990153

  • Scheithauer, H., Haag, N., Mahlke, J. & Ittel, A. (2008). Gender and age differences in the development of relational/ indirect aggression: First results of a meta-analysis. European Journal of Developmental Science, 2, 176-189.

PhD Thesis

  • Mahlke, J. (2019). Validation of 360-degree feedback assessments – Development, evaluation, and application of a multilevel structural equation model. Unveröffentlichte Dissertation, Freie Universität Berlin. Link to the thesis

Diploma Thesis

  •  Mahlke, J. & Haag, N. (2008). Geschlechtsunterschiede in der Auftretenshäufigkeit relationaler Aggression – eine Metaanalyse. Unveröffentlichte Diplomarbeit im Studiengang Psychologie, Freie Universität Berlin.


  •  Mahlke J., Koch T., Schultze M., Brodbeck F. C. & Eid M. (2012, September). Validierung von 360-Grad-Feedback-Verfahren mithilfe eines Multilevel-Strukturgleichungsmodells für Multitrait-
    Multimethod-Daten. Talk at the 48th congress of the German Society for Psychology, Bielefeld, Germany.