bold = key publication/active area of interest

* = mentee    

Under Review

Kirby, T.A. Barreto, M., Korine, R.*, Hendy, J.*, Osman, L.*, Stadie, S.*, & Tan, D.* (under review). Identity safety cues for sexual minorities: Does diversity hypocrisy impair identity disclosure?. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Wong, E.*, Kirby, T.A., Rink, F.A., Ryan. (under review). Intersectional invisibility in diversity interventions for women. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Ng, J.H.*, Morton, T., & Kirby, T.A. (under review). Acculturation orientation shapes international students’ experiences in campus space. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Kirby, T.A., Gündemir, S., Carter, A.B., Schwanold, E.*, & Argyri, E.K.* (under review). Oppression experiences shape perceptions of cultural appropriation. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Gündemir, S., & Kirby, T.A. (under review). Diversity approaches in organizations: A leadership perspective. In J. Marques & S. Dhiman (Eds.). Leading With Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – Approaches, Practices and Cases for Integral Leadership Strategy. Springer International. Chapter submitted for publication.


Morgenroth, T., Kirby, T.A., Gee, I.A.*, Ovett, T.*, (in press). Born this way–or not? Essentialism shapes sexual minorities’ LGBTQ+ identification and belonging. Manuscript accepted for publication at Archives of Sexual Behavior.

Greenwald, A. G., Brendl…Kirby, T.A. Wiers, R. W.  (in press). Best research practices for using the Implicit Association Test. Manuscript accepted for publication at Behavioral Research Methods. [pre-print:]

Morgenroth, T., Kirby, T.A., Cuthbert, M., Evje, J., & Anderson, A. (in press). The erasure of bisexual men. Manuscript accepted for publication at European Journal of Social Psychology.

Begeny, C., Wong, E.*, Kirby, T.A., Rink, F.A. (in press). Gender, race, and leadership. In M. Hogg (Ed.). Oxford Encyclopedia of Social Psychology. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Chapter accepted for publication.

Kirby, T.A., Merritt, S.*, Baillie, S., Wu Malahy, L., & Kaiser, C.R. (2021). Combating bisexual erasure: The correspondence of implicit and explicit sexual identity. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 12(8), 1415-1424. [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. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology52(3), 231-258..

Kirby, T.A., & Kaiser, C.R. (2021). Person-message fit: Racial identification moderates the benefits of diversity approaches. Personality and Social Psychological Bulletin, 47(6), 873-890. [pdf] [data and materials] [supplement]


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. (2021). How do bisexual people see themselves? Character and Context. Popular science article invited for SPSP Blog.

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.