Dr. Maximilian Knogler


Dr. Maximilian Knogler

Research Assistant

Technical University of Munich

TUM School of Education

Friedl Schöller Endowed Chair
for Educational Psychology

Visiting address:
Marsstraße 20
80335 München

Postal address:
Arcisstraße 21
80333 München

Room: 427

Office Hours: by Appointment

Tel.: +49 89 289 24396

E-Mail: maximilian.knogler(at)tum.de

Academic Profile

Maximilian Knogler is a senior researcher and faculty member at the Friedl Schöller Endowed Chair for Educational Psychology.

Maximilian Knogler graduated from the University of Munich and the University College Dublin with a degree in School Psychology and English. After finishing his Ph.D. with excellence at the TUM School of Education in 2014, he spent a semester at the lab of Prof. Judith Harackiewicz in the Psychology Department of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Between 2015 and 2021 he coordinated the first Clearing House project with a focus on effective teaching and learning to strengthen evidence-based teacher education.

In his research, he uses intervention studies, design-based approaches und research syntheses to identify effective factors for supporting students’ motivation and learning. His work connects research with the development of innovative and evidence-based learning environments for students and teachers. For his work in research and development he received several awards (e.g. EARLI, AERA, ISAGA).

Research interests

  • Interest and motivation
  • Problem-based and complex learning
  • Research synthesis
  • Design-based research

Further Information

Curriculum Vitae

Publications