Who We Are
SRCD Asian Caucus is an organization of professionals representing a range of disciplines who are dedicated to promoting the development and well-being of Asian children and research of the Asian communities.
To support the career development of Asian researchers and to promote research with Asian children, youth, and families that reflects cultural and ethnic sensitivity, development in context, and diversity across Asian groups. We are a multi-ethnic, multi-racial, and international Caucus.
The SRCD Asian Caucus welcomes membership to persons who share our objectives. Membership applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Please explore our website to learn more about us.
- Job postings, career development workshops
- Connect with scholars who share passion for research on child development and Asian American population
- Webinars, writing Groups, grant Writing Support
Ruby Takanishi, Ph.D.
Eddie S. K. Chong, M.A.
Stacey N. Doan, Ph.D.
Vaishali Raval, Ph.D.
Want to know more about their personal stories and recent research?
This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Ruby Takanishi, a senior research fellow with the Early and Elementary Education Policy Program at New America. She is the author of First Things First! Creating the New American Primary School. Takanishi is the former president and CEO of the Foundation for Child Development, a grant-making philanthropy that launched[…]
This month, we are delighted to introduce Eddie S. K. Chong (email@example.com), a doctoral candidate in the Department of Psychology at the University of Maryland, College Park as our member in spotlight. Chong’s research interests broadly include issues related to stigmatized groups (sexual minorities in particular) across the lifespan and cultures. More recently, he is interested in examining systemic[…]
This month, we are delighted to introduce Stacey N. Doan, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the Department of Psychology at Claremont McKenna College. Dr. Doan received her PhD from Cornell University. Integrating emotional, socio-cultural and developmental perspectives, her work focuses on examining the biological, social and individual correlates of physical health and psychological well being. She is[…]
The SRCD Asian Caucus is currently seeking nominations for three leadership positions: Chair-Elect, Secretary, and Student Representative. These Officers will serve on the Caucus’ Steering Committee, along with the incoming Chair for 2017-2019 (Charissa Cheah) and Treasurer (Virginia Huynh, term 2015-2019). Officers serve four-year terms, and the new terms will begin after the 2017 SRCD[…]
Child Development has recently launched a special section on Asian American Child Development, which was led by the Asian Caucus steering committee under the Caucus’s Chair from 2013 to 2015, Vivian Tseng. The special section presents three articles on the historical, theoretical, and methodological issues in research on Asian American children and adolescents. It also includes[…]
This month, we are delighted to introduce Vaishali Raval, Ph.D. (email@example.com) in the Department of Psychology at Miami University, Ohio. Dr. Raval received her PhD in clinical developmental psychology from University of Windsor and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in cultural psychology and human development at the University of Chicago. Her research interests involve understanding parenting,[…]
This month, we are delighted to introduce Yiyuan Xu, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org) from the Department of Psychology at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Dr. Xu received his Ph.D. from University of Southern California in 2004. His research focuses on understanding cultural variation in children’s social development using a goodness of fit theoretical framework that conceptualizes[…]
This month, we are delighted to introduce Qi Wang, Ph.D. (email@example.com) from the Department of Human Development at Cornell University. Dr. Wang’s research integrates developmental, cognitive, and sociocultural perspectives to examine the mechanisms responsible for the development of autobiographical memory. She has undertaken extensive studies to examine how cultural variables sustain autobiographical memory by affecting information processing at the[…]
The SRCD Asian Caucus held a refreshments and updates session at SRA on April 1, 2016. Updates of the caucus activities were discussed: 1) Professional-development initiatives in planning 2) Exciting coordination with the Black and Latino Caucuses (as the Tri-Caucus) of SRCD 3) Potential coordination directions with SRCD as a whole 4) Your input on[…]
This month, we are delighted to introduce Jayanthi Mistry, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org) from the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study & Human Development at Tufts University. Dr. Mistry received her doctorate degree from Purdue University in 1983 and then completed an NIMH Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Utah. Her current research projects include investigations of multiple[…]