David A. Kenny
April 9, 2013
Storrs CT

Papers and Upcoming Presentations

My Curriculum Vitae: PDF document

Go to my Social Psychology Network page.

Humor Columns for the International Association of Relationship Research (three need to added)

My Twitter Posts (Guaranteed to Offend!)

Recently Published and In Press Papers (since 2011)

Donnellan, M. B., Kenny, D. A., Trzesniewski, K. H., Lucas, R. E., & Conger, R. D. (2013). Using trait-state models to examine the longitudinal consistency of global self-esteem from adolescence to adulthood. Journal of Research in Personality, in press.

Eaton, L. A., Kalichman, S. C., Kenny, D. A., & Harel, O. (2013). A reanalysis of a behavioral intervention to prevent incident HIV infections: In indirect effects in modeling outcomes of Project EXPLORE. AIDS Care, in press.

Kenny, D. A. (2013). Issues in the measurement of judgmental accuracy in S. Baron-Cohen, H. Tager-Flusberg, & M. Lombardo (Eds.) Understanding other minds (3rd ed.). New York: Oxford University Press, in press.

Kenny, D. A., & Kashy, D. A. The analysis of data from dyads and groups. (2013). In H Reis & C. M. Judd (Eds.), Handbook of research methods in social and personality psychology. New York: Guilford Press, in press.

Lennon, C. A., & Kenny, D. A. (2013). The role of men's physical attractiveness in women perceiving sexual risk: Danger or allure? Journal of Health Psychology , in press.

Lüdtke, O., Robitzsch, A., Trautwein, U., & Kenny, D. A. (2013). A general and flexible approach to estimating the Social Relations Model using Bayesian methods. Psychological Methods, in press.

Meagher, B. R., & Kenny, D. A. (2013). Judge, that ye shall be judged:Interpersonal judgments of religious characteristics within faith communities.Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, in press.

Reed, R. G., Butler, E. A., & Kenny, D. A. (2013). Dyadic models for the study of health. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 7, 228-245. doi:10.1111/spc3.12022

Carlson, E., & Kenny, D. A. (2011). Knowing how others see us. In S. Vazire & T. Wilson (Eds.), Handbook of self-knowledge (pp. 242-257). Guilford: New York.

Judd, C. M., Westfall, J., & Kenny, D. A. (2012). Treating stimuli as a random factor in social psychology: A new and comprehensive solution to a pervasive but largely ignored problem. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 103,, 54-69.

Kenny, D. A., & Garcia, R. L. (2012). Using the Actor-Partner Interdependence Model to study the effects of group composition. Small Group Research, in press.

Kenny, D. A., & Milan, S. (2012). Identification: A non-technical discussion of a technical issue. R. Hoyle, D. Kaplan, G. Marcoulides, & S. West (Eds.), Handbook of Structural Equation Modeling (pp. 145-163). New York: Guilford.

Ledermann, T., & Kenny, D. A. (2012). The common fate model for dyadic data: Variations of a theoretically important but underutilized model. Journal of Family Psychology, 26, 140-148.

Overall, N. C., Fletcher, G. J. O., & Kenny, D. A. (2012). When bias and insecurity promote accuracy: Mean-level bias and tracking accuracy within couples’ conflict discussions. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 642-655.

Ledermann, T., Macho, S., & Kenny, D. A. (2011). Assessing mediation in dyadic data using the Actor-Partner Interdependence Model. Structural Equation Modeling, 18, 595-612. doi:10.1080/10705511.2011.607099

West, T. V., & Kenny, D. A. (2011). The truth and bias model of judgment (T&B). Psychological Review, 118, 357-378. doi:10.1037/a0022936

Kenny, D. A. (2011). Change we cannot believe in. In R. M. Arkin (Ed.), Most underappreciated (pp. 155-158). New York: Oxford.

Unpublished and in Preparation (copies available for some)

"Interpersonal Perception in Sports Rivalries" written with Samantha B. Gomes and Christopher Kowal.  This paper examines intergroup perceptions of Red Sox and Yankee fans.

"The Performance of RMSEA in Models with Small Degrees of Freedom" with Burcu Kaniskan and D. Betsy McCoach.  This paper shows that RMSEA can be a very misleading measure of fit for small df structural equation models.

"Moderation in the Actor-Partner Interdependence Model" with Randi L. Garcia and Thomas Ledermann. A draft of this paper is available.

"Suppression: Magical or Ephemeral?" (title almost certainly to be changed) with Colin Leach.  A draft of this paper should be available in 2014.

"The participant and partner in social psychology."   This paper argues that partner as well as participant needs to be included in social psychological work.  The paper is an adaptation of my address when I received the Donald T. Campbell award.  A draft of this paper should be available in September of 2013.


Download the Revised Edition of "Correlation and Causality."

Download a copy of "Estimating the Effects of Social Interventions" written with C. Judd.

Upcoming and Past Presentations

None Currently Scheduled

Please look for me also in the deli section of your local supermarket.

Recent Awards and Honors

Named to the Gallery of Scientists of Federation of Brain and Behavioral Scientists.

The Distinguished Scientist Award from the Society of Experimental Social Psychology. Go to the list of previous winners. The award was given at the SESP meeting October 26, 2012 in Austin, Texas.

The inaugural Methodological Innovation Award from the Society of Personality and Social Psychology. The award recognizes contributions that are especially likely to generate the discovery of new hypotheses, new phenomena, or new ways of thinking about the discipline of social/personality psychology. The award was given at the SPSP meeting January 17th in New Orleans, Louisiana.

With Tessa West, my former graduate student now at New York University, and I have won the 2012 Society of Personality and Social Psychology Theoretical Innovation Prize for our 2011 Psychological Review article entitled “The Truth and Bias Model of Judgment.” The award was given at the SPSP meeting January 17th in New Orleans, Louisiana. (To see another award Tessa West won click here.)

Some Old University of Connecticut Articles about Yours Truly

My election to AAAS (see the article to see what it stands for) described in the UConn advance.  See also the AAAS website. An article in the UConn advance (a picture with me smiling).

A not so recent article in the UConn advance (the person I am talking to is not even my student!).

Two very dated articles in the UConn Advance: an honor that I received and A television show that I was on (sorry no picture!).

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