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Professor
Counseling & Development
Department of Educational Studies

Research

Research interests include career indecision, career assessment, and validity of career development assessments.

Appointments on National/International Organizations

  • Editorial Board
    Career Development Quarterly


Education

Ph.D. University of Iowa, 1985, Counseling Psychology
B.A. Boston University, 1976, Psychology


Selected Publications

  • Kelly, K.R., & Lee, W.C. (2005). Relation of psychological type to career indecision among university students. Journal of Psychological Type, 64(2), 11-20.

  • Kelly, K.R., Pulver, C.A. (2003). Examining the validity of career indecision types: The differential effects of a career exploration course for undecided college students. Journal of Counseling and Development, 81, 445-454.

  • Kelly, K.R., & Lee, W.C. (2002). Mapping the domain of career decision problems. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 61, 302-326.

  • Kelly, K.R. (2002). Concurrent validity of the Kuder Career Search Activity Preference Scales and Career Clusters. Journal of Career Assessment, 10, 109-125.

Experience

2007-2009 Interim Dean, College of Education, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
2002-2007 Head, Department of Educational Studies, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
1997-present < Lafayette, West University, Purdue Assistant,>Professor, Department of Educational Studies, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
1990-1997 Associate Professor, Department of Educational Studies, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
1985-1990 Assistant Professor, Department of Education, West Lafayette, IN
1984-1985 Staff Counselor, Wichita State University Counseling Center
1983-1984 Psychology Intern, Wichita State University Counseling Center