Theresa Pauly

Theresa Pauly, Ph.D

Post-Doc | Swiss Government Excellence Scholar

Phone: +41 44 635 72 52

Address: Binzmühlestrasse 14 / Box 14, CH-8050 Zürich

Room number: BIN 3.B.29 (3rd floor)


Research interests

  • Influence of (social) daily life processes on health and well-being across the adult lifespan
  • Daily health behaviour in couples
  • Psychosocial aspects of stress physiology
  • Intensive longitudinal methods
  • Dyadic data analysis


  • Dyadic Management of Diabetes (DyMand)

Professional experience

Since 09/2020  Post-Doc, University of Zurich, Department of Psychology, Applied Social and Health Psychology (Prof. Dr. Urte Scholz)
2016-2020   PhD student, University of British Columbia, Department of Psychology, Health and Adult Development Lab (Prof. Dr. Christiane Hoppmann)
2013-2014 Research assistant, Philipps-University Marburg, Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy (Prof. Dr. Winfried Rief)

Academic training

07/2020 PhD in Health Psychology, University of British Columbia, Canada (Advisor: Prof. Dr. Christiane Hoppmann)
12/2015 Diploma in Psychology (equiv. MA), Philipps-University Marburg, Germany (Advisors: Prof. Dr. Christiane Hoppmann, Prof. Dr. Urs Nater)

Awards and stipends

2020-2021 Swiss Government Excellence Research Scholarship, Swiss Confederation
2020 Excellence in Health Psychology PhD Research Award, University of British Columbia
2019-2020 Li Tze Fong Doctoral Fellowship, University of British Columbia
2019 Predissertation Research Award, Behavioral and Social Sciences Section of the Gerontological Society of America
2017-2019 Doctoral Fellowship, German Academic Scholarship Foundation

Professional affiliations

  • European Health Psychology Society (EHPS)
  • Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
  • Society for Ambulatory Assessment (SAA)