Kristin Kelley is a Ph.D. Candidate at Indiana University. She received her M.A. in Sociology from the University of Arkansas in 2013. Her master’s thesis, which examined Anti-LGBT homicide events and offenders from a social psychological perspective, is published in Men and Masculinities and Criminal Justice and Behavior.
Kristin's current research uses a range of methods, including experiments, surveys, and in-depth interviews, to examine Americans' attitudes about sex and gender, sexual orientation, relationships, and work from a social psychological perspective. Her dissertation research on Americans' views toward women and men based on their marital name choices is funded by the National Science Foundation, the American Sociological Association’s Social Psychology Section, and the Midwest Sociological Society. Kristin’s co-authored research examines Americans’ attitudes about same-sex parents and marriage and investigates how organizational policies impact the ideal worker norm.