Kristin Kelley, Ph.D.

Kelley Kristin


kristin.kelley [at]
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
Visiting Researcher of the Research Professorship


Gender, Families, and Work; Sexuality; Inequalities; Social Psychology; Survey and Experimental Methods



03/2021 Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the “Dynamics of Social Inequalities” Unit: until 04/23 “Work and Care” Group, since 05/23 for research professorship "Work, Family and Social Inequality"

02/2021 Ph.D. in Sociology at Indiana University

01/2019 – 12/2019 Research Assistant for the project “Can We Change the Overwork Culture?” PI: Youngjoo Cha at Indiana University

08/2017 – 07/2018 Research Assistant for the project “Forgiveness, Revenge, and Social Status in Groups” PI: Stephen Benard at Indiana University

08/2017 – 07/2018 Assistant Director, Sociology Lab at Indiana University

01/2016 – 07/2016 Research Assistant for the project “Social Status and Subjective Well-Being” PI: Art Alderson at Indiana University

05/2013 M.A. in Sociology at the University of Arkansas

05/2011 B.A. in Sociology/Criminal Justice at the University of Arkansas



Kelley, Kristin. “The Effect of Marital Name Choice on Heterosexual Women’s and Men’s Perceived Quality as Romantic Partners.” Socius 9. doi: 10.1177/2378023122114.


Cheng, Simon, Kristin Kelley, and Brian Powell. “One Sex, Two Sexes, One Parent, Two Parents: Public Attitudes toward Single and Same-Sex Parenthood.” Journal of Marriage and Family Online First. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12899.


Kelley, Kristin and Jeff Gruenewald. “Accomplishing Masculinity through Anti-Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Homicide: A Comparative Case Study Approach.” Men and Masculinities 18(1):3-29. doi: 10.1177/1097184X14551204.


Gruenewald, Jeff and Kristin Kelley. “Exploring Anti-LGBT Homicide by Mode of Victim Selection.” Criminal Justice and Behavior 41(9):1130-1152. doi: 10.1177/0093854814541259.