Prof. Dr. Lea Ellwardt

Universität zu Köln
Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie (ISS)
CGS Cologne Graduate School in Management, Economics and Social Sciences
Universitätsstraße 22a
Raum: 3.316
50937 Köln

Tel.: +49 221 470 1223

E-Mail: ellwardt@wiso.uni-koeln.de

Homepage: http://lea-ellwardt.de/

Forschungsschwerpunkte

Soziale Netzwerke und Gesundheit im Alter, Informelle Netzwerke und Vertrauen in Organisationen, Klatsch am Arbeitsplatz, Quantitative Methoden empirischer Sozialforschung

Akademische Ausbildung

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Beruflicher Werdegang

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Publikationen (Auswahl)

2015

Ellwardt, L., Van Tilburg, T., Aartsen, M., Wittek, R., Steverink, N. (2015): Personal networks and mortality risk in older adults: A twenty-year longitudinal study. PLoS ONE 10(3): e0116731.

Ellwardt, L., Van Tilburg, T., Aartsen, M. (2015): The Mix Matters: Complex Personal Networks Relate to Higher Cognitive Functioning in Old Age. Social Science & Medicine, 125, 107-115.

2014

Ellwardt, L., Peter, S., Präg, P., Steverink, N. (2014): Social Contacts of Older People in 27 European Countries: The Role of Welfare Spending and Economic Inequality. European Sociological Review, 30(4), 413-430.

2013

Ellwardt, L., Aartsen, M., Deeg, D., Steverink, N. (2013): Does Loneliness Mediate the Relation between Social Support and Cognitive Functioning in Later Life? Social Science & Medicine, 98, 116-124.

2012

Ellwardt, L., Steglich, C. & Wittek, R. (2012): The Co-evolution of Gossip and Friendship in Workplace Social Networks. Social Networks 34(4), 623-633.

Ellwardt, L., Labianca, J. & Wittek, R. (2012): Who Are the Objects of Positive and Negative Gossip at Work? A Social Network Perspective on Workplace Gossip. Social Networks 34(2), 193-205.

Ellwardt, L., Wittek, R. & Wielers, R. (2012): Talking about the Boss: Effects of Generalized and Interpersonal Trust on Workplace Gossip. Group & Organization Management 37(4), 519-547.

Grosser, T.J., Lopez-Kidwell, V., Labianca, G. & Ellwardt, L. (2012): Hearing It Through the Grapevine: Positive and Negative Workplace Gossip. Organizational Dynamics 41(1), 52-61.

Dissertation

Ellwardt, L. (2011): Gossip in Organizations. A Social Network Study. ICS dissertation, Groningen.

Awarded articles

2013, Group & Organization Management (GOM journal): Best Paper Award for 2012, for the article on “Talking about the Boss: Effects of Generalized and Interpersonal Trust on Workplace Gossip.”, with R. Wittek & R. Wielers.

2010, International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA): Best Student Paper Award, for the paper on “The Co-evolution of Gossip and Friendship at Work. Studying the Dynamics of Multiplex Social Networks.”