February 2017 Spotlight, Sangeeta Parikshak, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Sangeeta Parikshak ( as our member in spotlight. Dr. Parikshak is a Social Science Analyst in the Office of Early Childhood Development in the Administration for Children and Families of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She serves as the lead for mental health and disability services[…]

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December 2016 Spotlight, Daniel Ewon Choe, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Daniel Ewon Choe in the Department of Human Ecology at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Choe‘s research interests center on the development of children’s self-regulation and externalizing behavior (e.g., aggression, hyperactivity), their complex associations with parents’ mental health and caregiving, and their contributions to the onset of psychopathology, specifically[…]


November 2016 Spotlight, Yijie Wang, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Yijie Wang, a Postdoctoral Fellow at Fordham University and, beginning January 2017, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Michigan State University. Dr. Wang is the current student/early-career representative at the Asian Caucus. Her research interests center on the development of adolescents, particularly[…]


October 2016 Spotlight, Ruby Takanishi, Ph.D.

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[…]

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September 2016 Spotlight, Eddie S. K. Chong, M.A.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Eddie S. K. Chong (, 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[…]

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August 2016 Spotlight, Stacey N. Doan, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Stacey N. Doan, Ph.D. ( 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[…]


Asian Caucus Call for Nominations for Chair-Elect, Secretary, and Student Representative

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[…]