Janice Kelly

Degree: Ph.D. Illinois, 1987

Research Interests:

Research interests include: 1) small group performance and interaction, especially as affected by moods and information distribution; 2) gender issues, including emotion stereotypes, sexual harassment, and sexuality.

Recent Publications:

Kelly, J. R. & Jones, E. E. (2012). Investigating emotions and affect in groups. In A. B. Hollingshead & M. S. Poole (Eds.), Research Methods for Studying Groups: A Behind-the-Scenes Guide (pp. 154-172). Taylor & Francis/Routledge.

Kelly, J. R. & Spoor, J. R. (2012). Affective processes in small groups. In J. Levine (Ed.), Frontiers of Social Psychology: Group Processes (pp. 33-53). NY: Psychology Press.

Kelly, J. R. & Agnew, C. R. (2012). Behavior and behavior assessment. In K. Deaux and M. Snyder (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology. New York: Oxford University Press.

Vanderdrift, L., Lehmiller, J., & Kelly, J. R. (2012). Commitment in Friends with Benefits relationships: Implications for relational and safe-sex outcomes. Personal Relationships, 19, 1-13.

Lehmiller, J., Vanderdrift, L., & Kelly, J. R. (2012). Sexual communication, satisfaction, and condom use behavior in Friends with Benefits and romantic partners. Journal of Sex Research. DOI:10.1080/00224499.2012.719167

Kelly, J. R., McCarty, M. K., & Iannone, N. E. (2013). Interaction in small groups. In J. Delamater and A. Ward (Eds.), The Handbook of Social Psychology (2nd edition, pp. 413-438). NY: Plenum Publishers.

Jones, E. E., & Kelly, J. R. (2013). The psychological costs of knowledge specialization in groups: Unique expertise leads to feelings of ostracism.Organization Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 121, 174-182.

Jones, E. E., & Kelly, J. R. (2013). When a group just isn’t in the mood: Two approaches for leveraging affect to increase group performance. In C. Mohiyeddini, M. Eysenck, & S. Bauer (Eds.), Psychology of Emotions (pp. 111-125). Nova Science Publishers.

Lehmiller, J. J., VanderDrift, L. E., & Kelly, J. R. (2014). Sexual communication, satisfaction, and condom use behavior in Friends with Benefits and romantic partners. Journal of Sex Research, 51, 74-85. DOI: 10.1080/00224499.2012.719167

Kelly, J. R., McCarty, M. K., & Ianonne, N. (2014). The functions of shared affect in small groups and teams. Chapter in C. von Scheve & M. Salmela (Eds.), Collective emotions (pp. 175-188. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Wegener, D. T., Kelly, J. R., Wallace, L., & Sawicki, V. (2014). Public opinions of biofuels: Attitude strength and willingness to use biofuels and buy flexible-fuel vehicles. Biofuels, 5(3), 249-259.

McCarty, M. K., Ianonne, N. E., & Kelly, J. R. (2014). Stranger danger: The role of perpetrator and context in moderating reactions to sexual harassment. Sexuality and Culture, 18, 739-758.

Iannone, N. E., McCarty, M. K., & Kelly, J. R. (2014). Friends with each other but strangers to you: Source relationship softens ostracism’s blow.Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 18, 349-356.

McCarty, M. K., Kelly, J. R., & Williams, K. D. (2014). The cognitive costs of the counter-stereotypic: Gender, emotion, and social presence. Journal of Social Psychology, 154, 447-462.

McCarty, M. K., & Kelly, J. R. (2015). When door holding harms: Gender and the consequences of non-normative help. Social Influence.

McCarty, M. K., & Kelly, J. R. (2015). Perceptions of dating behavior: The role of ambivalent sexism. Sex Roles, 72, 237-251.

Kelly, J. R., Iannone, N. E., & McCarty, M. K. (2016). Emotional contagion of negative emotions is automatic: An evolutionary explanation. British Journal of Social Psychology, 55, 182-191.

Iannone, N. E., McCarty, M. K., & Kelly, J. R. (2017). With a little help from your friend: Transactive memory in best friendships. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 34, 812-832.

McCarty, M. K., Iannone, N. E., Jones, E. E., & Kelly, J. R. (2018). Ignorance can be bliss: The role of valence in moderating the effects of being in the loop.  The Journal of Social Psychology, 158, 93-108.

Janice Kelly

Professor, Social Psychology

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Department of Psychological Sciences
Purdue University
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West Lafayette, IN 47907-2081 USA

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