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.
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Connect with scholars who share passion for research on child development and Asian American population
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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?
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This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Jo-Pei Tan (firstname.lastname@example.org) as our member in spotlight. Dr. Tan is currently working in the Department of Social Work and Social Care, Manchester Metropolitan University. She graduated from the University of Oxford in 2008 with a DPhil[…]
This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Vrinda Kalia (email@example.com) as our member in spotlight. Dr. Kalia is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Miami University, in Oxford, Ohio. Her research program is geared to unpack the relation between cognitive control and emotion control. She is interested in the contextual forces (i.e. family, culture, language[…]
This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Leher Singh (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the Department of Psychology, National University of Singapore as our member in spotlight. Dr. Leher did her PhD at Brown University and currently holds the position of Associate Professor and Director of Research at the NUS Psychology Department. Her research examines the role[…]
This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Sangeeta Parikshak (email@example.com) 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[…]
For the first spotlight in the new year, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Jin Li (Jin_Li@Brown.edu) in the Department of Education and Human Development at Brown University. Dr. Li originally came from China. She received her undergraduate degree in German from Guangzhou Institute of Foreign Languages in 1982 and taught German language and literature there.[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org), 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[…]