* Indicates shared first authorship

+ Indicates undergraduate or post-baccalaureate student mentee


Kroeper, K. M., Hildebrand, L. K., Jiang, T., Hernandez-Colmenares, A., +Brown, K., +Wilk, A. V., Spencer, S. J., Heckler, A. F., & Fujita, K. (2024). The recursive cycle of perceived mindset and psychological distress in college. Social Psychological and Personality Science. PDF

Green, D. J., Kroeper, K. M., & Murphy, M. C. (2024). Cuing disparities: The consequences of race-based social stressors for academic achievement. Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, 34(1), e2747. PDF

Cyr, E. N., Kroeper, K. M., Bergsieker, H. B., Dennehy, T. C., Logel, C., Steele, J. R., Knasel, R. A., Hartwig, W. T., Shum, P., Reeves, S. L., Dys-Steenbergen, O., Litt, A.,  Lok, C. B., Ballinger, T., Nam, H., Tse, C., Forest, A. L., Zanna, M., Staub-French, S., Wells, M., Schmader, T., Wright, S. C. & Spencer, S. J. (2024). Girls are good at STEM: Opening minds and providing evidence reduces boys’ stereotyping of girls’ STEM ability. Child Development, 95(2), 636-647. . PDF


Walton, G. M., Murphy, M. C., Logel, C., Yeager, D. S., Goyer, J. P., Brady, S. T., Emerson, K. T. U., Paunesku, D., Fotuhi, O., Blodorn, A., Boucher, K. L., Carter, E., Gopalan, M., Henderson, A., Kroeper, K. M., Murdock-Perriera, L. A., Reeves, S. L., Ablorh, T. T., Ansari, S., Chen, S., Fisher, P., Galvan, M., Kawakami Gilbertson, M., Hullerman, C. S., Le Forestier, J. M., Lok, C., Mathias, K., Muragishi, G. A., Netter, M., Ozier, E., Smith, E. N., Thoman, D. B., Williams, H. E., Wilmot, M. O., Hartzog, C., Li, A., & Krol, N. (2023). Where and with whom does a brief social-belonging intervention promote progress in college? Science, 380(6644), 499-505.   PDF

*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.  PDF


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).  PDF

*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