K.A. (Keri Anne) Pekaar MSc.

Keri Anne Pekaar
Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (ESSB)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Keri Anne Pekaar is a PhD candidate at the Institute of Psychology of Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Currently, she is conducting research in the field of work and organizational psychology on emotional intelligence. More specifically, she studies the (behavioral) mechanisms underlying emotional intelligence and the role of situations on the deployment of emotional intelligence.

Previously, Keri obtained her Research Master’s degree in Social Psychology at Tilburg University. where she graduated with a project on photography and autobiographical memories. In addition, she managed to simultaneously hold various part-time positions in the education and academic sector, thus gaining interpersonal-, teaching- and research skills. 

  • K.A. Pekaar, A.B. Bakker, M.Ph. Born & D. van der Linden (2018). The consequences of self- and other-focused emotional intelligence: Not all sunshine and roses. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, in press. doi: 10.1037/ocp0000134
  • D. van der Linden, J.A. Schermer, E. De Zeeuw, C.S. Dunkel, K.A. Pekaar, A.B. Bakker, P.A. Vernon & K.V. Petridis (2018). Overlap between the general factor of personality and trait emotional intelligence: A genetic correlation study. Behavior Genetics, 48, 147-154.
  • K.A. Pekaar, A.B. Bakker, D. van der Linden & M.Ph. Born (2018). Self- and other-focused Emotional Intelligence: development and validation of the Rotterdam Emotional Intelligence Scale (REIS). Personality and Individual Differences, 120, 222-233. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2017.08.045
  • K.A. Pekaar, D. van der Linden, A.B. Bakker & M.Ph. Born (2017). Emotional intelligence and job performance: The role of enactment and focus on others’ emotions. Human Performance, 30 (2-3), 135-153. doi: 10.1080/08959285.2017.1332630[go to publisher's site]
  • D. van der Linden, K.A. Pekaar, A.B. Bakker, J. Aitken Schermer, P.A. Vernon, C.S. Dunkel & K.V. Petrides (2017). Overlap between the general factor of personality and emotional intelligence: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin (USA), 143, 36-52.


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