Honors & Awards

  • Stanford Graduate Fellowship in Science and Engineering, Stanford University (09/2019 - present)
  • Student Fellowship, German Academic Scholarship Foundation (01/2014 - 06/2019)

Professional Affiliations and Activities

  • Member, Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) (2019 - Present)

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Appel is interested in the intersection of Behavioral Science and Computer Science, with the aim of leveraging psychological targeting ethically and for the common good. She is particularly passionate about encouraging prosocial behavior and political participation and promoting wellbeing and mental health.

Work Experience

  • User Experience Research Intern, Google LLC (6/2020 - 9/2020)


    San Francisco, CA

  • Associate in Research in the Health Division, Duke University, Center for Advanced Hindsight (2/2019 - 6/2019)


    Durham, NC, USA

  • Intern in the Fifth Committee Section, Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations (9/2016 - 12/2016)


    New York, NY, USA

  • Intern in the Strategy Department, Telekom Deutschland GmbH (4/2017 - 6/2017)


    Bonn, Germany

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