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?
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 2019 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.[…]
This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Kyongboon Kwon (firstname.lastname@example.org) as our member in spotlight. Dr. Kwon is currently an Associate Professor in Educational Psychology at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her primary research interests focus on children’s socialization in the peer group and its impact on children’s school-related functioning. Her primary research interests focus on Read more about October 2019 Spotlight, Kyongboon Kwon, Ph.D.[…]
Dear Asian Caucus members, As you know, the Asian caucus (along with other caucuses) is now a formal part of SRCD, which has increased opportunities for the caucus to be involved in many SRCD activities. In order to meaningfully engage with these opportunities, the Asian Caucus steering committee recently created nine subcommittees to build the Read more about Call for self-nomination to serve on SRCD Asian Caucus Subcommittees[…]
This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr.Vicky Tam (email@example.com) as our member in spotlight. Dr. Tam is currently a Professor in the Department of Education Studies at Hong Kong Baptist University. Her research interests include Parenting and child development, Homework involvement, Adolescent development, Gender issues, Qualitative research methodology, and Learning communities. 1) What drew Read more about September 2019 Spotlight, Vicky Tam, Ph.D.[…]
This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Jessica McKenzie (firstname.lastname@example.org) as our member in spotlight. Dr. McKenzie is currently an Associate Professor of Child and Family Science at California State University, Fresno. Jessica bridges developmental and cultural perspectives to examine how people make sense of themselves across the life course, and the role of culture and Read more about August 2019 Spotlight, Jessica McKenzie, Ph.D.[…]
This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Eva E Chen (email@example.com) as our member in spotlight. Dr. Chen is currently an Assistant Professor in the Division of Social Science at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Her research sits at the intersection of developmental, social, and cognitive psychology. She is interested in the learning processes Read more about June 2019 Spotlight, Eva E Chen, Ed. D.[…]
This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Yoonsun Choi (firstname.lastname@example.org ) as our member in spotlight. Dr. Choi is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Social Service Administration at The University of Chicago. She also serves as Chairperson-Elect (2019-2021) for SRCD Asian Caucus. Her fields of special interest include minority youth development; effects of race, ethnicity, and culture Read more about May 2019 Spotlight, Yoonsun Choi, PhD[…]
This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Chia-chen Yang (email@example.com) as our member in spotlight. Dr. Yang is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research at University of Memphis and is transitioning to Oklahoma State University. Her research focuses on adolescents’ and emerging adults’ psychosocial development in the digital Read more about April 2019 Spotlight, Chia-chen Yang, Ph.D.[…]
This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Virginia Huynh (firstname.lastname@example.org) as our member in spotlight. Dr. Huynh is an Associate Professor in the Department of Child and Adolescent Development at California State University, Northridge. Her research focuses on understanding social and cultural factors—such as discrimination and ethnic socialization—that influence the academic, psychological, and physical well-being of Read more about March 2019 Spotlight, Virginia Huynh, Ph.D.[…]