Snežana Stupar-Rutenfrans

Dr. Snežana Stupar-Rutenfrans has been working since November 1, 2014 as a Researcher and a Lecturer in Quantitative Research Methods at the department of International Media and Entertainment Management. Snežana is mainly interested in emotion (regulation) research, quantitative research methods, and cross-cultural (media) psychology/communication.

In 2001, she moved to the Netherlands where she completed a Master in Mental Health Sciences at Maastricht University. Snežana started working at Tilburg University in 2009 where, two years later (2011), she began her PhD project “Immigrants regulate emotions in the same way as majority members in the Netherlands”. She finalized her PhD in 2014. Thereby, she has wrote and published several empirical papers and she presented her research findings at several international conferences (e.g., South Africa, France, Spain, Russia, and Greece). She has also developed a solid teaching record because she has taught, in English and Dutch, both bachelor and master courses, in the Netherlands and abroad. Next to her research and teaching activities, she is involved in several clinical and society-relevant (research) projects.

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 From

  • Serbia

 Courses and Research

Courses:

  • Introduction to Research
  • Conducting Research
  • Quantitative Research
  • (Advanced) Research Methodology
  • Research and Communication Modules (Master Media Innovation)
  • Bachelor and Master thesis (individual supervision)

Consultancy/advisory role:

  • Project leader/adviser related to “Study-delay”
  • Academic coaching on research methodology and statistics
  • Academic consultation and training on intercultural communication in various curricula such as Media Psychology, People Management, and Coaches’ program
  • Selection of students (e.g. intakes)

Research projects related to emotion regulation expertise:

  • Virtual Reality in Health. Beat the fear of public speaking: Does the 360° video virtual reality exposure training reduces speech anxiety?
  • Does the Light Affects the Emotional Experience?
  • Assessment of human values in goal oriented behaviors in Virtual Reality
  • Effect of emotionally tailored subject lines on opening rates of e-mail

 Additional Contribution

  • The co-chair of the Publications subcommittee of the American Psychological Association Early Career Psychologist Committee (APA, division 52, International Psychology). Editor of the Early Career Professional section within International Psychology Bulletin (a periodical of Division 52). March.2016-present.

  • Professional Field Committee Member (Bachelor of Applied Psychology), NHA University, Panningen. Sept.2014-present.

  • Reviewer for various international journals such as International Journal of Psychology, International Psychology Bulletin (APA) and Journal of Adolescence. Sept.2013-present.

 PhD-dissertation

  • Stupar, S. (2014). Immigrants regulate emotions in the same way as majority members in the Netherlands.

http://www.lissdata.nl/dataarchive/publications/view/393

https://pure.uvt.nl/portal/en/publications/immigrants-regulate-emotions-in-the-same-way-as-majority-members-in-the-netherlands%28070255bd-bcd7-4c2c-9613-2435016cc844%29.html

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/270574055_Immigrants_Regulate_Emotions_in_the_Same_Way_as_Majority_Members_in_The_Netherlands

 Selected Publications

  • Stupar-Rutenfrans, S., Van de Vijver, A. J. R., & Fontaine, J. R. J. (2016). Self- and other-oriented motivations associated with emotional suppression of internalized and externalized negative emotions: A multiethnic self-report study in the Netherlands. In C. Roland-Lévy, P. Denoux, B. Voyer, P. Boski & W. K. Gabrenya Jr. (Eds.), Unity, diversity and culture: Research and Scholarship Selected from the 22nd Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (pp. 439-445). Melbourne, Florida USA: International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology.
  • Stupar-Rutenfrans, S., Fontaine, J. R. J., & Van de Vijver, A. J. R. (2016). Interethnic similarity of anger suppression-aggression association in conflicts in intimate and non-intimate relationships across ethnic groups in the Netherlands. In C. Roland-Lévy, P. Denoux, B. Voyer, P. Boski & W. K. Gabrenya Jr. (Eds.), Unity, diversity and culture: Research and Scholarship Selected from the 22nd Congress of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (pp. 446-454). Melbourne, Florida USA: International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology.
  • Stupar-Rutenfrans, S., & Rutenfrans-Stupar, M. (2016). A Proposed Model of Nationalism and Aggression in Western Europe. APA International Psychology Bulletin, 20, 64-66.
  • Van den Boom, A.L.F.M., Stupar-Rutenfrans, S., Bastiaens, S. P., & Van Gisbergen, M.S. (2015). Observe of participate: The effect of point-of-view on presence and enjoyment in 360 degree movies for head mounted displays.The European Conference on Ambient Intelligence, Online conference proceedings indexed by SCOPUS
  • Arntz, A., Stupar-Rutenfrans, S., et.al. (2015). Prediction of treatment discontinuation and recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder: Results from an RCT comparing Schema Therapy and Transference Focused Psychotherapy.Behaviour Research and Therapy, 74, 60-71. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2015.09.002
  • Stupar, S., Van de Vijver, A. J. R., & Fontaine, J. R. J. (2015). Emotion valence, intensity, and emotion regulation in immigrants and majority members in the Netherlands. International Journal of Psychology, 50, 312-318 doi:10.1002/ijop.12091
  • Stupar, S., Van de Vijver, A. J. R., & Fontaine, J. R. J. (2014). Emotional suppression and well-being in immigrants and majority group members in the Netherlands, International Journal of Psychology, 49, 503-507, doi: 10.1002/ijop.12040
  • Stupar, S., Van de Vijver, A. J. R., Te Lindert, A., & Fontaine, J. R. J. (2014). Multicultural attitudes mediate the relation between personality and perceived ethnic outgroup distance in the Netherlands, International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 38, 24-35. doi:10.1016/j.ijintrel.2013.05.002

 International Conferences

  • 2016 “I may smile, but I hate it right now“- Exploring participants’ emotions during group work. (co-author). The 15th International Conference on Motivation (ICM), Greece.
  • 2016 Self- and other-oriented motivations associated with emotional suppression of internalized and externalized negative emotions: A multiethnic self-report study in the Netherlands.The 15th International Conference on Motivation (ICM), Greece.
  • 2015 Observe of participate: The effect of point-of-view on presence and enjoyment in 360 degree movies for head mounted displays. The European Conference on Ambient Intelligence, Greece.
  • 2015 Emotion regulation in immigrants and majority group members in the Netherlands. Foreign Languages and Intercultural Communication in Integration Processes, Russia.
  • 2014 Multicultural attitudes mediate the relation between personality and perceived ethnic outgroup distance in the Netherlands. Foreign Languages and Intercultural Communication in Integration Processes, Russia.
  • 2014 The Emotion Regulation within Interethnic Context: Results from Two Immigrant Panel Studies in the Netherlands. International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology, France.
  • 2013 Emotional suppression and well-being in immigrants and majority group members in the Netherlands. European Conference on Psychological Assessment, Spain.
  • 2012 Emotion Regulation in Ethnic Groups in the Netherlands. International Association of Cross-Cultural Psychology, South Africa.