Department of Psychology

Kathleen C. McCulloch, Ph.D.

Kathleen C. McCulloch, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Experimental Psychology


B.A. (1995) University of Oregon;
Ph.D. (2004) New York University;
Postdoctoral Fellow (2005-2008) University of Florida-University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Research Interests

My research primarily concerns how nonconscious goals operate throughout the goal trajectory and how these goals are managed. I am also interested in the effects of the social milieu on an individual's goal strivings.


Selected Publications

McCulloch, K.C., Fitzsimons, G.M., Chua, S.N., & Albarracin, D. (2011). Vicarious Goal Satiation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 685-688.

McCulloch, K.C., Aarts, H., Fujita, K., & Bargh, J.A. (2008). Inhibition in goal systems: A retrieval-induced forgetting account. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 857-865.

McCulloch, K.C., Albarracin, D., & Durantini, M.R. (2008). A door to HIV-prevention interventions: How female-targeted materials can enhance female participation. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 38, 1211-1229.

McCulloch, K.C., Ferguson, M.J., Kawada, C.C.K., & Bargh, J.A. (2008). Taking a closer look: On the operation of nonconscious impression formation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 614-623.

Anderson, M.C., & McCulloch, K.C. (1999). Integration as a general boundary condition on retrieval-induced forgetting. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 25, 608-629.