Williams, Kipling D.
Kipling Williams (who goes by Kip, born on December 24th, 1953) is a Professor of Psychological Sciences at Purdue University in Lafayette, Indiana, and a Professor at VU University in Amsterdam. He is a social-personality psychologist who conducts research concerning ostracism, exclusion, and social rejection, social loafing, social influence, and stealing thunder. He is also interested in aggression, close relationships generally, group processes, intergroup relations, and lawger and public policy.
Kipling Williams earned his Bachelor of Science in Psychology at the University of Washington in 1975. He graduated with honors. In 1977, he earned his Masters of Arts in Social Psychology under the supervision of his thesis and dissertation adviser, Bibb Latané from The Ohio State University. His thesis was entitled “The Loss of Control as a Determinant of Social Loading.” Four years later, in 1981, he earned his PhD in Social Psychology from The...
- Williams, K. D. (2007). Ostracism. Annual review of psychology, 58.Google Scholar
- Williams, K. D. (2001). Ostracism: The power of silence. New York: Guilford Publications.Google Scholar
- Williams, K. D., & Nida, S. A. (2011). Ostracism: Consequences and coping. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 20(2), 71–75.Google Scholar
- Williams, K. D., Forgas, J. P., & von Hippel, W. (Eds.). (2005). The social outcast: Ostracism, social exclusion, rejection, and bullying. NY: Psychology Press.Google Scholar