Publications

* Indicates shared first authorship

+ Indicates undergraduate or post-baccalaureate student mentee

2023

*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. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspi0000399

2022

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). https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2216315120

*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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11218-022-09689-4 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tate.2022.103717 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. https://doi.org/10.1037/pspi0000348 PDF

2021

*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. https://doi.org//10.1037/tps0000308 PDF

2020

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 [Unpublished Dissertation Manuscript].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: http://hdl.handle.net/2022/25519 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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/law0000229 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. https://doi.org/10.1177/1948550619882032 PDF

2019

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/asap.12172 PDF

2018

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. https://doi.org/10.1177/2372732217748671 PDF

2017

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

2014

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, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11199-013-0306-z PDF