Tisa Bertlich, M.Sc.


Since 11/2021
PhD candidate at the Department of Social and Legal Psychology (University of Mainz)
03/2021 - 10/2021
Research Assistant in the Psychology of Science Lab (University of Amsterdam)
09/2019 - 09/2021
Master of Science (cum laude, University of Amsterdam)


Research Interests

  • Conspiracy mentality and radicalization
  • Intergroup relations
  • Populism
  • Structural equation modeling and network analysis




Imhoff, R., Bertlich, T., & Frenken, M. (2022). Tearing apart the “evil” twins: A general conspiracy mentality is not the same as specific conspiracy beliefs. Current Opinion in Psychology, 101349. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copsyc.2022.101349 [Accepted manuscript]

Schumann, S., Thomas, F., Ehrke, F., Bertlich, T., & Dupont, J. C. (2021). Maintenance or change? Examining the reinforcing spiral between social media news use and populist attitudes. Information, Communication & Societyhttps://doi.org/10.1080/1369118X.2021.1907435