* Indicates shared first authorship

+ Indicates undergraduate or post-baccalaureate student mentee


*Rattan, A., *Kroeper, K. M., Arnett, R., Brown, X., & Murphy, M.C. (2023). Not such a complainer anymore: Confrontation that signals a growth mindset can attenuate backlash. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 124(2), 344-361.


Hecht, C. A., Dweck, C. S., Murphy, M. C., Kroeper, K. M., Yeager, D. S. (2022). Efficiently exploring the causal role of contextual moderators in behavioral science. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 120(1).

*Kroeper, K. M., *+ Fried, A. C., & Murphy, M. C. (2022). Towards fostering growth mindset classrooms: Identifying teaching behaviors that signal instructors’ fixed and growth mindsets beliefs to students. Social Psychology of Education, 25(2), 371-398. PDF

*Kroeper, K. M., *Muenks, K., Canning, E. A., & Murphy, M. C. (2022). An exploratory study of the behaviors that communicate perceived instructor mindset beliefs in college stem classrooms. Teaching and Teacher Education, 114. PDF

Kroeper, K. M., Williams, H. E., & Murphy, M. C. (2022). Counterfeit diversity: How strategically misrepresenting gender diversity elevates women’s identity threat concerns by dampening perceived organizational sincerity. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 122(3), 399-426. PDF


*Spielmann, J., *Kroeper, K. M., Lleras, A., & Fox Tree, J. E. (2021). Introduction to the special issue on the impact of race on psychological processes. Translational Issues in Psychological Science, 7(4), 357-362. PDF


Kroeper, K. M. (2020). Expecting prejudice confrontation to backfire: Prejudice norms and misalignment between forecaster expectations and experiencer realities. [Unpublished Dissertation Manuscript]. Open Access Link: PDF

*Kroeper, K. M., *Quintanilla, V. D., Frisby, M., Yel, N., Applegate, A. G., Sherman, S. J., & Murphy, M. C. (2020). Underestimating the unrepresented: Cognitive biases that disadvantage Pro Se litigants in family law cases. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 26(2), 198-212. PDF

Canning, E. A., LaCosse, J., Kroeper, K. M., & Murphy, M. C. (2020). Feeling like an imposter: The effect of competition on the daily classroom experiences of first-generation college students. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 11(5), 647-657. PDF


Kroeper, K. M., Muenks, K., & Murphy, M. C. (2019). Marriage equality: On the books and on the ground? An experimental audit study of beliefs and behavior towards same-sex and interracial couples in the wedding industry. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 19(1), 50–77. PDF


Murphy, M. C., Kroeper, K. M., & Ozier, E. M. (2018). Prejudiced places: How contexts shape inequality and how we can change them. Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 5(1), 66-74. PDF


Kroeper, K. M., & Murphy, M. C. (2017). Supporting college and career readiness through social psychological interventions. In K. L. McClarty, K. D. Mattern, & M. N. Gaertner (Eds). Preparing students for college and careers: Theory, measurement, and educational practice (pp. 142-152). New York, NY: Routledge. PDF


Kroeper, K. M., Sanchez, D. T., & Himmelstein, M. (2014). Heterosexual men’s confrontation of sexual prejudice: The role of precarious manhood. Sex Roles, 70, 1-13, PDF