Aaron C. Kay, Associate Professor of Management and Associate Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience and Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society

Aaron C. Kay
Contact Info:
Office Location:  Fuqua Keller Center
Office Phone:  (919) 660-3737
Email Address:   send me a message
Web Page:   http://www.fuqua.duke.edu/faculty/aaron-kay

Teaching (Fall 2018):


Ph.D.Stanford University2005
B.S.McGill University (Canada)1999
Curriculum Vitae
Recent Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Proudfoot, D; Kay, AC (2018). How perceptions of one's organization can affect perceptions of the self: Membership in a stable organization can sustain individuals' sense of control. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 76, 104-115. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Landau, MJ; Khenfer, J; Keefer, LA; Swanson, TJ; Kay, AC (2018). When and why does belief in a controlling God strengthen goal commitment?. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 75, 71-82. [doi]  [abs]
  3. Tang, S; King, M; Kay, AC (2018). Fate as a motivated (and de-motivating) belief: Evidence for a link from task importance to belief in fate to effort. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 144, 74-84. [doi]
  4. Khenfer, J; Laurin, K; Tafani, E; Roux, E; Kay, AC (2017). Interventionist external agents make specific advice less demotivating. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 73, 189-196. [doi]
  5. Fath, S; Proudfoot, D; Kay, AC (2017). Effective to a fault: Organizational structure predicts attitudes toward minority organizations. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 73, 290-297. [doi]