Kathryn R. Klement, Ph.D.

Research in psychology and women's studies


 Academic Articles

Klement, K. R., & Sagarin, B. J.  (2017).  Nobody wants to date a whore: A thematic examination of women-directed Christian dating books.   Sexuality & Culture.  doi:10.1007/s12119-016-9390-x

Klement, K. R., Lee, E. M., Ambler, J. K., Hanson, S. A., Comber, E., Wietting, D., Wagner, M. F., Burns, V. R., Cutler, B., Cutler, N., Reid, E., & Sagarin, B. J.  (2017).  Extreme rituals in a BDSM context: The physiological and psychological effects of the “Dance of Souls”.  Culture, Health, & Sexuality.  doi: 10.1080/13691058.2016.1234648

Klement, K. R., Sagarin, B. J., & Lee, E. M.  (2017).  Participating in a culture of consent may lead to lower rape-supportive beliefs.   Journal of Sex Research.  doi: 10.1080/00224499.2016.1168353

Ambler, J. K., Lee, E. M., Klement, K. R., Loewald, T., Comber, E. M., Hanson, S. A., Cutler, B., Cutler, N., & Sagarin, B. J.  (2016). Consensual BDSM facilitates role-specific altered states of consciousness: A preliminary studyPsychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research, and Practice.  doi: 10.1037/cns000097

Lee, E. M., Klement, K. R., Ambler, J. K., Loewald, T., Comber, E. M., Hanson, S. A., Pruitt, B., & Sagarin, B. J.  (2016).  Altered states of consciousness during an extreme ritual.  PLoS ONE.   doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0153126

Sagarin, B. J., Lee, E. M., & Klement, K. R.  (2015).  Sadomasochism without sex? Exploring the parallels between BDSM and extreme ritualsJournal of Positive Sexuality, 1, 32-36.

Lee, E. M., Klement, K. R., & Sagarin, B. J.  (2015).  Double hanging during consensual sexual asphyxia: A response to Roma, Pazzelli, Pompili, Girardi, and Ferracuti (2013)Archives of Sexual Behavior.  doi: 10.1007/s10508-015-0575-4


Online Articles

Klement, K. R.  (2017).  How to solve the problem of campus rapePsychology Today: The Wide Wide World of Psychology.

Klement, K. R., & Sagarin, B. J.  (2017).  What the BDSM community can teach a kinky world.  Psychology Today: The World Wide Web of Psychology.

Klement, K. R., & Barber, L. K.  (2015).  Can mandatory wellness backfire? Wellness programming cautions and tips for increasing employee inclusionAPA Good Company Newsletter.

Klement, K. R.  (2014, March).  Collecting data in the fieldAPS Observer Student Notebook.

Klement, K. R.  (2012, October).  Studying sex: Finding a balance between the niche and the mainstreamAPS Observer Student Notebook.

Klement, K. R.  (2012, August).  Making contacts: The best student souvenir from ConventionAPS Observer Student Notebook.

Klement, K. R.  (2011, Summer).  Choosing a graduate program: How to narrow your searchAPS Undergraduate Update.


Under Review

Klement, K. R., *Xoxakos, P., *Nazario, M., Erickson, J. M., *Salley, S., *Pieterick, M., *DeLaFuente, J. L., *Hemmerling, T. R., *Martin, K., & Sagarin, B. J.  (2018).  Her eyes said yes: How sexual narcissism relates to adversarial sexual beliefs and pick-up techniques.  (Manuscript submitted to Archives of Sexual Behavior).

*Indicates undergraduate author