Kevin Kelly, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Kevin R. Kelly, Ph.D.


  • Full-Time Faculty


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  • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Iowa
  • B.A., Psychology, Boston University

Professional Activities

  • American Counseling Association
  • Association for Assessment in Counseling
  • National Career Development Association
  • American Psychological Association

Selected Publications

  • Shin, Y.-J., & Kelly, K. R. (In press). Cross-cultural comparison of the effects of optimism, intrinsic motivation, and family relations on vocational identity. The Career Development Quarterly.
  • Kelly, K. R., Chang Gunsalus, A.-J., & Gunsalus, R. (2009). Social cognitive predictors of the career choices of Korean American students. The Career Development Quarterly, 58, 14-28. [This article was recognized as the 2009 Outstanding Research Article by the National Career Development Association.]
  • Kelly, K. R., & Shin, Y.-J. (2009). Relation of neuroticism and negative career thoughts and feelings on lack of information. Journal of Career Assessment, 17, 201-213.
  • Pulver, C. A., & Kelly, K. R. (2008). Incremental validity of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator in predicting academic major selection of undecided university students. Journal of Career Assessment, 16, 441-455.
  • Saka, N., Gati, I., & Kelly, K. R. (2008). Emotional and personality-related aspects of career decision-making difficulties. Journal of Career Assessment, 16, 403-424.