Margarete Boos is a full professor of psychology and head of the Department of Social and Communication Psychology at the Institute for Psychology, University of Göttingen. Her research focuses on group psychology, especially coordination and leadership in teams, computer-mediated communication and distributed teams as well as methods for interaction and communication analysis. She holds a PhD in sociology.
She applies her research methods and results to team diagnostics and team training and has founded 2010 the start-up Malamut Team Catalyst GmbH together with colleagues. She developed the Göttingen Civil Courage Training and puts it into practise also as a train-the-trainer concept in many institutions.