Publications

Kristofferson, Kirk, Katherine White and John Peloza (2014), “The Nature of Slacktivism: How the Social Observability of an Initial Act of Token Support Impacts Subsequent Prosocial Action,” Journal of Consumer Research, 40(6), 1149-1165.

Selected Media: Fast Company, Time Magazine, Harvard Business Review, Popular Science, Globe and Mail
Featured in Journal of Consumer Research Curations: Morality and the Marketplace (2014)

Kristofferson, Kirk and Katherine White (forthcoming), Social Influences in Consumer Psychology, in Cambridge Handbook of Consumer Psychology, Rucker, Lamberton and Norton.

Revise and Resubmit / Under Review

Lamberton, Cait, Kirk Kristofferson, and Darren W. Dahl, “(Secretly) Blowing Out Candles to Make Ours Burn Brighter: The Relationship Between Envy, Self-Esteem, and Harming Behaviors”. Revise and resubmit at the Journal of Consumer Research

Kristofferson, Kirk, Brent McFerran, Andrea Morales and Darren W. Dahl, “The Dark Side of Scarcity Promotions: Do Scarcity Promotions Lead to Aggressive Consumers?,” Manuscript in preparation.
Target: Journal of Consumer Research

Work in Progress

Kristofferson, Kirk, Katherine White, Cait Lamberton and Darren W. Dahl, “Color Me Sad: Donation Misrepresentation Moderates the Relationship Between Costly Support and Subsequent Prosocial Behavior, “ Two studies completed. Target: Journal of Consumer Research 

Castelo, Noah, Katherine White and Kirk Kristofferson, “It’s Not You, It’s Me: The Effects of Internal Attribution on Slacktivism,” Three studies completed. Target: Journal of Consumer Research

Van den Hende, Ellis, Kirk Kristofferson and Darren W. Dahl, “You Chose Wisely: Product and Package Fit Validates Consumer Choice”. Four studies completed. Target: Journal of Marketing Research

Kristofferson, Kirk and Rui (Juliet) Zhu, “Amplify or Regulate? Stability as a Moderating Force of Power’s Potential in Consumer Behavior”. Three studies completed. Target: Psychological Science

Conference Presentations

Lamberton, Cait, Kirk Kristofferson, and Darren W. Dahl, “Squeezing Wine From Sour Grapes: Self-Esteem, Consolation Opportunities and Willingness-To-Pay for an Envied Product,” Association for Consumer Research Conference; St. Louis, MO, October 2011

Lamberton, Cait, Kirk Kristofferson, and Darren W. Dahl, “(Secretly) Blowing Out Candles To Make Ours Burn Brighter: The Relationship Between Envy, Self-Esteem, and Harming Behaviors,” Association for Consumer Research Conference; Vancouver, BC, October 2012

Kristofferson, Kirk, Katherine White and John Peloza, “The Nature of Slacktivism: How the Social Observability of an Initial Act of Token Support Affects Subsequent Prosocial Action,” Society for Consumer Psychology Conference; Miami, FL, March 2014

Research Grants Awarded

Dahl, Darren W. and Kirk Kristofferson (2011). “Untangling Envy”. Co-Primary Investigator. UBC Sauder School of Business Internal Grant, $8,150

Spiliotopoulos , Valia, Kirk Kristofferson, Carson Woo, David Silver, Thomas Allard and Kathryn Martell (2012). “Assessment of Learning in Business Education”. UBC Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund, $22,464.80