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Keely Fox

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Doctoral Candidate

M.A. Sociology, East Carolina University, 2020

B.A. Sociology, University of South Carolina-Aiken, 2017

Selected Publications:

Fox, Keely, Alexandria M. Ashley, Lacey J. Ritter, Tara Martin, and David Knox. 2021. Gender Differences in Sex Secrets Disclosure to a Romantic Partner. Sexuality & Culture (2021).

Hall, Scott S., Keely Maelynn Fox, David Knox, and Douglas Kuck. 2020. Young Adults’ Relationship Beliefs and Sexual Behavior: The Intersection of Religion, Race, and Sexual Identity. Sexuality & Culture, 24(5): 1443-1456.

Ritter, Lacey J., Tara Martin, Keely Fox, David Knox, and Susan Milstein. 2021. "Thanks for Telling Me": The Impact of Disclosing Sex Secrets on Romantic Relationships. Sexuality & Culture, 1-16. Advance online publication.

Of Note:
  • Recipient of the UGA-University of Liverpool Doctoral Student Research Fellowship, 2023
  • Recipient of the Graduate School Research Assistantship (GSRA) with the Department of Sociology, 2020-2024
  • Gender Differences in Sex Secrets Disclosure to a Romantic Partner (Fox et al. 2021) was mentioned in Psychology Today. Check out the piece by going to
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Articles Featuring Keely Fox

Keely Fox has been awarded the 2023 UGA-University of Liverpool Doctoral Student Research Fellowship by the Office of Global Engagement, the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, and the UGA Graduate School.