Markus Kemmelmeier

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Markus Kemmelmeier
Alma materUniversitaet Mannheim (Diplom, 1994)
University of Michigan (M.A., 1997; Ph.D., 2001)
Known forPolitical psychology
Cultural psychology
Scientific career
FieldsSocial psychology
InstitutionsUniversity of Nevada, Reno
ThesisMotivated racial cognition: Power and implicit goals to affirm or attenuate social hierarchy (2001)
Doctoral advisorEugene Burnstein

Markus Kemmelmeier is a German social psychologist at the University of Nevada, Reno, where he is a professor and director of the Ph.D. program in interdisciplinary social psychology.


He is known for his research on the psychological effects of exposure to flags, such as the American flag.[1][2] He has also researched the relationship between political ideology and intelligence.


  1. ^ Resnick, Brian (2015-07-10). "The Science of Why Taking Down the Confederate Flag Matters". The Atlantic. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  2. ^ Drutman, Lee (2008-12-17). "Does Old Glory Have a Dark Side?". Pacific Standard. Retrieved 2018-02-24.

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