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.
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?
Issued by the Governing Council of SRCD July 9, 2020 The Caucuses are legally part of SRCD and their efforts, activities, and statements therefore are presumed to reflect the views of SRCD. Any public statement that may be construed as expressing opinions about or advocating for particular public, political, or social policy action must be clearly stated as Read more about Policy for Public Statements by Caucuses of SRCD[…]
JOIN US! SRCD Asian Caucus Call for Nominations for Chair-Elect, Secretary, and Student/Early Career Representative (2021-2023)
The mission of the SRCD Asian Caucus is to support researchers of Asian and Pacific Islander descent and to promote research with Asian and Pacific Islander children, youth, and families that reflects cultural and ethnic sensitivity, development in context, and diversity across Asian and Pacific Islander groups. The SRCD Asian Caucus is currently seeking nominations for three leadership positions: Chair-Elect, Secretary, and Student/Early Read more about JOIN US! SRCD Asian Caucus Call for Nominations for Chair-Elect, Secretary, and Student/Early Career Representative (2021-2023)[…]
To continue celebrating the Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May, we are featuring Dr. Frederick Leong (email@example.com) as our special guest in this month’s Spotlight. Dr. Leong is Professor of Psychology (Industrial/Organizational and Clinical Psychology Programs) and Director of the Consortium for Multicultural Psychology Research at Michigan State University. His major research Read more about June 2020 Special Edition Spotlight, Frederick Leong, Ph.D.[…]
MARK YOUR CALENDAR! 5/28 SRCD Webinar: Supporting Asian/Asian American Children and Youth during the COVID-19 Pandemic
This 60-minute webinar, co-sponsored by SRCD’s Asian Caucus, gives parents, caregivers, and educators a chance to ask leading child development experts pressing questions on how to support Asian and Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) children during the coronavirus pandemic.How can parents support their kids if they or their friends are experiencing bullying?What are some strategies educators Read more about MARK YOUR CALENDAR! 5/28 SRCD Webinar: Supporting Asian/Asian American Children and Youth during the COVID-19 Pandemic[…]
Dear Asian Caucus members On behalf of the Asian Caucus steering committee, I hope this post finds you and your families well. When the COVID-19/Coronavirus outbreak first emerged, it was hard to imagine it would lead to a world-wide pandemic that would shut down governments, businesses, schools, and public spaces. In the midst of the Read more about SRCD Asian Caucus COVID-19 Pandemic Statement[…]
This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Cindy Liu (CHLIU@BWH.HARVARD.EDU) as our member in spotlight. Cindy is currently an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. Her areas of investigation include the measurement and mechanisms of psychosocial stress, cultural differences in socio-emotional development, and developmental and culturally based interventions that reduce mental health disparities. 1)What drew Read more about May 2020 Spotlight, Cindy H. Liu, Ph.D.[…]
This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Pilyoung Kim (firstname.lastname@example.org) as our member in spotlight. Pilyoung is currently an Associate Professor and the Director of Family & Child Neuroscience Labin the Department of Psychology at the University of Denver. 1)What drew you to do work on Asians, Asian American children and youth, or another Read more about April 2020 Spotlight, Pilyoung Kim, Ph.D.[…]
This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Kaveri Subrahmanyam (email@example.com) as our member in spotlight. Kaveri is currently a Professor in the Department of Psychology in the College of College of Natural and Social Sciences at the California State University. She is the Director of the Media and Language Lab, here at CalStateLA and the Read more about February 2020 Spotlight, Kaveri Subrahmanyam,Ph.D.[…]
This month, we are delighted to introduce Yannan Gao (firstname.lastname@example.org) as our member in spotlight. Yannan is currently a doctoral student in the School of Education at University of California, Irvine. She is interested in the development of adolescents’ career choices. She investigates the way in which adolescents’ career aspiration (e.g. jobs adolescents like to have Read more about January 2020 Spotlight, Yannan Gao, Ph.D. Student[…]
This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Mutsumi Imai ( email@example.com) as our member in spotlight. Dr. Imai is currently a Professor of Psychology in the Department of Environment and Information Studies at Keio University. In general, Dr. Imai aims to understand how children build up their lexicons and how universal and language factors Read more about December 2019 Spotlight, Mutsumi Imai, Ph.D.[…]