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Dr Kathleen Carswell

Assistant Professor

BMath MSc PhD


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Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology  

Research interests

  • Romantic Relationships
  • Passion
  • Goal Pursuit
  • Attraction

Publications

Journal Article

  • Carswell, Kathleen L. & Impett, Emily A. (2021). What fuels passion? An integrative review of competing theories of romantic passion. Social and Personality Psychology Compass 15(8): e12629.
  • Carswell, Kathleen L., Muise, Amy, Harasymchuk, Cheryl, Horne, Rebecca M., Visserman, Mariko L. & Impett, Emily A. (2021). Growing desire or growing apart? Consequences of personal self-expansion for romantic passion. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
  • Emery, Lydia F., Gardner, Wendi L., Carswell, Kathleen L. & Finkel, Eli J. (2021). Who are “We”? Couple Identity Clarity and Romantic Relationship Commitment. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 47(1): 146.
  • Carswell, Kathleen L., Finkel, Eli J. & Kumashiro, Madoka (2019). Creativity and romantic passion. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 116(6): 919.
  • Carswell, Kathleen L. & Finkel, Eli J. (2018). Can you get the magic back? The moderating effect of passion decay beliefs on relationship commitment. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 115(6): 1002.
  • Emery, Lydia F., Gardner, Wendi L., Carswell, Kathleen L. & Finkel, Eli J. (2018). You Can’t See the Real Me: Attachment Avoidance, Self-Verification, and Self-Concept Clarity. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 44(8): 1133.
  • Emery, Lydia F., Gardner, Wendi L., Finkel, Eli J. & Carswell, Kathleen L. (2018). “You’ve Changed” Low Self-Concept Clarity Predicts Lack of Support for Partner Change. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin 44(3): 318.
  • Browman, Alexander S., Destin, Mesmin, Carswell, Kathleen L. & Svoboda, Ryan C. (2017). Perceptions of socioeconomic mobility influence academic persistence among low socioeconomic status students. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 72: 45.
  • Laurin, Kristin, Fitzsimons, Gráinne M., Finkel, Eli J., Carswell, Kathleen L., vanDellen, Michelle R., Hofmann, Wilhelm, Lambert, Nathaniel M., Eastwick, Paul W., Fincham, Frank D. & Brown, Preston C. (2016). Power and the pursuit of a partner’s goals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 110(6): 840.
  • Finkel, Eli J., Cheung, Elaine O., Emery, Lydia F., Carswell, Kathleen L. & Larson, Grace M. (2015). The Suffocation Model. Current Directions in Psychological Science 24(3): 238.
  • Finkel, Eli J., Larson, Grace M., Carswell, Kathleen L. & Hui, Chin Ming (2014). Marriage at the Summit: Response to the Commentaries. Psychological Inquiry 25(1): 120.
  • Finkel, Eli J., Hui, Chin Ming, Carswell, Kathleen L. & Larson, Grace M. (2014). The Suffocation of Marriage: Climbing Mount Maslow Without Enough Oxygen. Psychological Inquiry 25(1): 1.