* = Indicates a mentee    


Kirby, T.A., & Kaiser, C.R. (in press). Person-message fit: Racial identification moderates the benefits of diversity approaches. Manuscript accepted for publication at Personality and Social Psychological Bulletin. [pdf] [data and materials] [supplement]

Kirby, T.A., Merritt, S.*, Baillie, S., Wu Malahy, L., & Kaiser, C.R. (in press). Combating bisexual erasure: The correspondence of implicit and explicit sexual identity. Manuscript accepted for publication at Social Psychological and Personality Science. [pdf] [data and materials] [pre-registration]

Bosson, J.K., Vandello, J.A…Kirby, T.A… Žukauskienė, R. (in press). Psychometric properties and correlates of precarious manhood beliefs in 62 nations. Manuscript accepted for publication at Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology.


Kirby, T.A., Silva-Rego, M.*, & Kaiser, C.R. (2020). Colorblind and multicultural diversity strategies create identity management pressure, European Journal of Social Psychology, 50, 1143-1156. [pdf] [data and materials]

Kirby, T.A., Tabak, J.A., Ilac, M., & Cheryan, S. (2020). The symbolic value of ethnic spaces. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 11(7), 867-878. [pdf] [data and materials]

† Morgenroth, T., Kirby, T.A., Ryan, M.K. & Sudkaemper, A.* (2020). The who, when, and why of the glass cliff phenomenon: A meta-analysis of appointments to precarious leadership positions. Psychological Bulletin, 146(9), 797–829. [pdf] [data]

† Lead authorship shared by first two authors

Ryan, M.K., Begeny, C.T., Bongiorno, R., Kirby, T.A., Morgenroth, T. (2020). Editorial: Understanding barriers to workplace equality: A focus on the target’s perspective. Frontiers in Psychology: Organizational Psychology, 11:1279. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01279

Sudkaemper, A.*, Ryan, M.K., Kirby, T.A., & Morgenroth, T. (2020). A comprehensive measure of attitudes and behaviour: Development of the Support for Gender Equality Among Men scale. European Journal of Social Psychology50(2), 256-277. [pdf]


Handron, C., Kirby, T.A., Wang, J., Matskewich, H.E., & Cheryan, S. (2017). Unexpected gains: Being overweight buffers Asian Americans from prejudice against foreigners. Psychological Science, 28(9), 1214-1227. doi: 10.1177/0956797617720912.  [pdf] [data and materials]

Kirby, T.A., & Greenwald, A.G. (2017). Mental ownership: Does mental rehearsal transform novel stimuli into mental possessions? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 73, 125-135. doi: 10.1016/j.jesp.2017.05.004. [pdf] [data]


Ruby, M.B., Alvarenga, M.S., Rozin, P., Kirby, T.A., Richer, E., Rutsztein, G. (2016). Attitudes toward beef and vegetarians in Argentina, Brazil, France, and the USA. Appetite, 96, 546-547. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2015.10.018. [pdf]

Kirby, T.A., Kaiser, C.R., & Major, B. (2015). Insidious procedures: Diversity awards legitimize unfair organizational practices. Social Justice Research, 28(2), 169-186. doi:10.1007/s11211-015-0240-z. [pdf]

Brady, L.M., Kaiser, C.R., Major, B., & Kirby, T.A. (2015). It’s fair for us: Diversity structures cause women to legitimize discrimination. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 57, 100-110. doi:10.1016/j.jesp.2014.11.010. [pdf]


Duckworth, A.L., Kirby, T.A., Gollwitzer, A., & Oettingen, G. (2013). From fantasy to action: Mental contrasting with implementation intentions (MCII) improves academic performance in children. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4(6), 745-753. [pdf]

Duckworth, A.L., Tsukayama, E., & Kirby, T.A. (2013). Is it really self-control? Examining the predictive power of the delay of gratification test. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39(7), 843-855. [pdf]


Gollwitzer, A., Oettingen, G., Kirby, T.A., Duckworth, A.L., & Mayer, D. (2011). Mental contrasting facilitates academic performance in school children. Motivation and Emotion, 35, 403-412. [pdf]

Duckworth, A. L., Kirby, T.A., Tsukayama, E., Berstein, H., & Ericsson, K.A. (2011). Deliberate practice spells success: Why grittier competitors triumph at the National Spelling Bee. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2, 174-181. [pdf]


Popular Science Publications:

Kirby, T.A. (2020). Who really uses safe spaces anyway? Character and Context. Popular science article for SPSP Blog.

Ryan M.K., Kirby T.A. (2018). Lean in – but how?. Psychologist31(5), 24-25.