Christine von Borgstede

Senior Lecturer

Department of Psychology
Visiting address
Haraldsgatan 1
41314 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 500
40530 Göteborg

About Christine von Borgstede


Admitted to the graduate program in psychology at Göteborg University 1996. M.S. Sc. in psychology, Göteborg University 1999. Position as doctoral student 1999-present. Teaches in social psychology.



Research interests

Effects of social and personal norms on co-operation in social dilemmas.

Structural solutions to social dilemmas

Current research

Environmental Psychology Unit, EPU



Selected publications

Biel, A., von Borgstede, C., & Dahlstrand, U. (1999). Norm perception and cooperation in large-scale social dilemmas. In M. Foddy, M. Smithson, S. Schneider, & M. Hogg (Eds.), Resolving social dilemmas: Dynamic, structural, and intergroup aspects. Psychology press, Philadelphia.

Biel, A. & von Borgstede, C. (2001). Miljöengagemang hos anställda vid Göteborgs universitet – en enkätundersökning. Psykologiska institutionen, Göteborgs universitet.

von Borgstede, C., Dahlstrand, U., & Biel, A. (1999). From Ought to Is: Moral Norms in Large-scale Social Dilemmas (Göteborg Psychological Reports, 29, No. 3). Sweden: Göteborg University, Department of Psychology.

von Borgstede, C. (1999). Norm Perception in Large-Scale Social Dilemmas. Degree of Licentiate in Psychology. Dept. of Psychology, Göteborg.

von Borgstede, C. & Biel, A. (2001). Personal norms, expectations about other and concern for the good at stake (Göteborg Psychological Reports, XX, No. X). Sweden: Göteborg University, Department of Psychology.

von Borgstede, C. (2001). Norms rather than leadership: How to manage depleting resources. Unpublished manuscript.

von Borgstede, C. (2002). The impact of norms in social dilemmas. Doctoral dissertation. Department of Psychology, Göteborg University, Sweden.