Dr. Dandan Pang
Dr. Dandan Pang Dozentin Tenure Track
Institut New Work
Mindfulness and mindfulness-based interventions
Character strengths and strengths-based interventions
Future of Work
- 04.2022 – present Lecturer (tenure-track) Institute New Work, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
- 02.2019 – present Postdoctoral Researcher Department of Work and Organizational Psychology, University of Bern, Switzerland
- 02.2016 – present Guest Lecturer of Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Positive Psychology University of Zurich, Switzerland
- 09.2021 – 11.2021 Visiting Researcher Positive Psychology Center, World Well-Being Project, University of Pennsylvania, the United States
- 09.2020 – 07.2021 Guest Lecturer for Institute of Applied Psychology Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
- 01.2019 – 02.2019 Visiting Researcher Center of Excellence for Positive Organizational Psychology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
- 11.2014 – 01.2019 Doctoral Researcher Section Personality and Assessment, University of Zurich, Switzerland
- 2015-2018 Ph.D. in Psychology University of Zurich, Switzerland
- 2011-2014 M.S. in Psychology University of Zurich, Switzerland
- 2007-2011 B.S. in Applied Psychology Sun Yat-sen University, China
Age in signature strengths use at work: The moderating role of future time perspective. 02.2019 – 01.2021. Sub-project of the National Innovation Network AGE-NT funded by the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research, and Innovation (SERI). Role: Co-PI.
Signature strengths across different occupations. 01.2019 – 02.2019, CHF 1,600. GRC Travel Grant, Graduate Campus of the University of Zurich. Role: PI.
The mutual support model of mindfulness and character strengths and a new perspective on emotion regulation of mindfulness. 165465, 03.2016 – 01.2019, CHF 180,768. Swiss National Science Foundation. Role: PI.
Toward character strengths from language exploration in social media. 165465/2, 02.2018 – 07.2018, CHF 14,000. Swiss National Science Foundation. Role: PI.
Social skills group intervention and loneliness among college students in China. 091055842, 04.2009 – 04.2010, CNY 10,000. Chinese National Creative Research Program for Undergraduate Students. Role: PI.
Investigations and reflections on the current educational condition of the children of migrant peasant-workers in the city after the free compulsory education policy was promulgated. 05.2009 – 09.2009, CNY 1,500, Youth League Committee, Sun Yat-sen University. Role: PI.
Pang, D., Eichstaedt, J. C., Buffone, A., Slaff, B., Ruch, W., & Ungar, L. H. (2020). The language of character strengths: predicting morally valued traits on social media. Journal of Personality, 88, 287-306. doi:10.1111/jopy.12491
Pang, D. & Ruch, W. (2019). Fusing character strengths and mindfulness interventions: Benefits for job satisfaction and performance. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 24, 150-162. doi:10.1037/ocp0000144
Pang, D. & Proyer, R. T. (2018). An initial cross-cultural comparison of adult playfulness in mainland China and German-speaking countries. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 421. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00421
Heintz, S., Ruch, W., Platt, T., Pang, D., Carretero-Dios, H., Dionigi, A., ... & Chłopicki, W. (2018). Psychometric comparisons of benevolent and corrective humor across 22 countries: The virtue gap in humor goes international. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 92. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00092
Hofmann, J., Heintz, S., Pang, D., & Ruch, W. (2019). Differential relationships of light and darker forms of humor with mindfulness. Applied Research in Quality of Life, Special Issue “Character strengths, well-being, and health in educational and vocational settings”. doi:10.1007/s11482-018-9698-9
Cui, J., Zhang, T., Pang, D., Ungar, H. L., & Guntuku, S. C. (2021). Social media reveals urban-rural differences in stress across China. The 24th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing.
Hirschi, A. & Pang, D. (2020). Career development of older workers and retirees. In S. D. Brown & R. W. Lent (Eds.), Career development and counseling: Putting theory and research to work (3rd ed., pp. 437-469). New York, NY: Wiley.
Pang, D., Li, G., Qian, H., Luo, L., Qiu, P., Yang, W., & Lei, H. (2009). 对在免费义务教育政策颁布后进城务工就业农民随迁子女的教育现状探究及思索 [Investigations and reflections on the current educational condition of the children of migrant peasant-workers in the city after the free compulsory education policy was promulgated]. In S. Huang (Ed.), Hongyi archives (pp. 525-548). Guangzhou, China: Sun Yat-sen University.
Pang, D. (2021/2019, June). Positive Psychology in Career Development. Invited workshop at the Further Education Program for the Swiss Service Center for Vocational Education and Training «Schweizerisches Dienstleistungszentrum Berufsbildung», Bern, Switzerland, June 4, 2019.
Pang, D. (2019, June). Mindfulness: An introduction. Invited workshop presented at the Summer School on Education at Zurich University of Teacher Education, Zurich, Switzerland, June 17-21, 2019.
Pang, D. (2018, November). The art of mindfulness: An introduction. Public panel discussion presented at the Psych-Alumni Fachveranstaltung, Zurich, Switzerland, November 3, 2018.
Pang, D. (2018, October). Mindfulness and positive psychology. Invited workshop presented at the Healthy Research Marketplace Promoting Wellbeing in Academia at UZH, Zurich, Switzerland, October 5, 2018.
Pang, D. (2017, September). Mindfulness and spirituality in an interreligious context. Invited workshop at the Further Education Day of monastery Fahr, Zurich, Switzerland, September 19, 2017.
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