Early Life and Educational Background
Wiebke Bleidorn was born on May 12, 1982, in Minden, Germany. She completed her Masters of Science degree in psychology under the supervision of Alois Angleitner, PhD and Fritz Ostendorf, PhD at Bielefeld University. She completed her PhD under Rainer Riemann, PhD at Bielefeld University where she studied individual differences, behavioral genetics, and personality assessment with an emphasis on the lifespan development of personality characteristics. Her dissertation focused on the patterns and sources of stability and change in personality traits and goals.
Wiebke Bleidorn is an Associate Professor in the social/personality program at the University of California, Davis. She spent her first few years of professorship at Tilburg University, the Netherlands. She was then hired as an Assistant Professor at the University of California, Davis where she was tenured and promoted to Associate Professor in 2016. She has authored...
- Bleidorn, W., & Hopwood, C. J. (2018). Using machine learning to advance personality assessment and theory. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 1088868318772990.Google Scholar
- Jokela, M., Bleidorn, W., Lamb, M. E., Gosling, S. D., & Rentfrow, P. J. (2015). Geographically varying associations between personality and life satisfaction in the London metropolitan area. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 112, 725–730.CrossRefGoogle Scholar