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Johanna Kuske, M.Sc.

Universitätsstr. 91
50931 Cologne

Building: 810, Floor: 1, Room: 1.43

Telefon: +49 (0)221-470 89879

Curriculum Vitae

Johanna Kuske has been a research associate at the Professorship in Entrepreneurship and Management at the University of Cologne since January 2019. After her undergraduate studies in Psychology (B.Sc.) at the University of Groningen (Netherlands), including a semester abroad at Uppsala University, she obtained her Master’s degree in Organisational Psychology (M.Sc.) at the Alliance Manchester Business School (UK). During her studies, she gained practical experience in a business consultancy and the HR department of a multinational company. From August 2016 to December 2018, Johanna Kuske worked as an organisational psychologist for the intercultural consultancy icunet, where she specialised in psychometric assessment and learning mobility.


Research Interests

  • activation of micro- and small-sized enterprises
  • Health promotion and stress prevention


  • Scheepers, L., Engels, M., Boß, L., Kuhlmann, R., Kuske, J., Lesener, L., Pavlista, V., Schmidt-Stiedenroth, K., Diebig, M., Ruhle, S. A., Zapkau, F. B., Angerer, P., Hoewner, J., Lehr, D., Schwens, C., Süß, S., Wulf, I. C. & Dragano, N. (2024). Web-based occupational stress prevention in German micro- and small-sized enterprises – Process evaluation results of an implementation study. BMC Public Health.
  • Kuske, J., Schwens, C., Schulz, M., Zapkau, Florian B. (2022): Wie Stressprävention in Kleinst- und Kleinunternehmen unterstützt werden kann. Personal Quarterly, 04, 10-15.
  • Pavlista, V., Angerer, P., Kuske, J., Schwens C., Diebig, M. (2022): Exploring the barriers of psychosocial risk assessment implementation in micro and small sized firms: Evidence from a non-responder survey and a case study. German Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology (ZAO), 6(4), 170-183.
  • Engels, M., Boß, L., Engels, J., Kuhlmann, R., Kuske, J., Lepper, S., Lesener, L., Pavlista, V., Diebig, M., Lunar, T., Ruhle, S. A., Zapkau, F.B., Angerer, P., Hoewner, J., Lehr, D., Schwens, C. Süß, S., Wulf, I.C., Dragano, N. (2022): Facilitating stress prevention in micro- and small-sized enterprises: protocol for a mixed method study to evaluate the effectiveness and implementation process of targeted webbased-interventions. BMC Public Health, 22(1).