Publications

Peer-reviewed Research

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Are They High Status or Just Assertive? Response Latency in Task Groups

Pierce, Kayla. 2021. “Are They High Status or Just Assertive? Response Latency in Task Groups.” Forthcoming

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Who Matters Most? Social Support, Strain and Emotions

Pierce, Kayla, and Christopher Quiroz. 2019. “Who Matters Most? Social Support, Social Strain and Emotions.” Journal of Social and Personal Relationships 36:3273-3293.

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The Role of Others in Shaping the Father Identity

Collett, Jessica, Kelcie Vercel, and Kayla Pierce. 2019. “The Role of Others in Shaping the Father Identity.” in Identities in Everyday Life, edited by J. Stets and R. Serpe. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Writing for Broad Audiences

Staff Meetings, Sticky Notes, and Synergy

Pierce, Kayla. 2020. “Staff Meetings, Sticky Notes, and Synergy: What Pastors Can Learn from How Silicon Valley Brainstorms Ideas.” Influence Magazine. (Appeared in the January/February 2020 print edition)

Why We Underestimate Kids and What We Can Do About It

Pierce, Kayla. 2020. “Why We Underestimate Kids and What We Can Do About It.” Influence Magazine. (Appeared in the July/August 2020 print edition)

Growing Your Littlest Volunteer Base
Why Church Groups are Better Than Church Crowds
Five Ways To Get Your Small Group Talking

Pierce, Kayla. 2019. “Five Ways to Get Your Small Group Talking.” Influence Magazine.

The Life-Giving Power of Constructive Criticism

Pierce, Kayla. 2019. “The Life-Giving Power of Constructive Criticism: Four Recommendations for Giving Essential Feedback.” Influence Magazine. (Appeared in the May/June 2019 print edition)

Christian Identity in Action
Four Reasons Visitors Make Us Uncomfortable