Soros Equality Fellowship-Apply Today!

The U.S. Programs’ Equality team seeks applicants for its Soros Equality Fellowship, which aims to support emerging mid-career professionals who will become long-term innovative leaders influencing the racial justice field. The fellowship award provides individuals with a grant of $100,000 to support production of an innovative racial justice project over the course of 18 months.[…]

Frances Degen Horowitz Millennium Scholars Program

Apply Today! The Frances Degen Horowitz Millennium Scholars Program (MSP) was developed as a vehicle to encourage and support scholars from under-represented ethnic/racial groups from North America in pursuing graduate work in developmental science. To that end, the program provides educational and professional development for these scholars, giving them a launching point for a career[…]

Hoi Shan Cheung

November 2018 Spotlight, Hoi Shan Cheung, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Hoi Shan Cheung ( as our member in spotlight. Dr. Cheung is an Assistant Professor of Psychology in Division of Social Sciences at Yale-NUS College. She has a long-standing interest in studying how parent-child attachment at various developmental stages may influence children’s social development. Part of her work involves observing parents and children[…]

SRCS Asian Caucus Membership Survey

Dear Asian Caucus Member, The Asian Caucus of the Society for Research in Child Development is dedicated to promoting research on Asian children, youth, and families, and supporting the researchers who do this work. To help us understand the needs, interests, and priorities of our community, we invite you to complete a 5-10 minute survey[…]

SRCD Asian Caucus Awards 2018-2019 Call For Nominations

  2018-2019 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS ————————————————————————————————————- Dr. Xiaojia Ge Lifetime Achievement Award – To recognize an Asian/Asian-American scholar whose research career spans at least 20 years and who has made distinguished scientific contributions to the field of child development. Recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award receive a plaque and a $250 cash award made possible[…]

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October 2018 Spotlight, Yang Qu, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Yang Qu ( as our member in spotlight. Dr. Qu is an Assistant Professor of Human Development and Social Policy at Northwestern University. He takes an interdisciplinary approach that combines developmental psychology, cultural psychology, and neuroscience to examine how sociocultural contexts shape adolescent development. 1) what drew you to do[…]

Asian Caucus Call for Nominations for Chair-Elect and Treasurer

Consider nominating yourself or someone else! Deadline is November 15th, 2018 The SRCD Asian Caucus seeks nominations for two leadership positions: Chair-Elect and Treasurer. These Officers will serve on the Caucus’ Steering Committee, along with the incoming Chair for 2019-2021 (Richard Lee) and current Secretary 2017-2021 (Vaishali Raval). Officers serve four-year terms, and the new[…]

Members, please add your voice to the SRCD Inclusivity Survey

We encourage you to participate in this inclusivity survey ( Now it is the time for our scholars to weigh in and push for a better environment for all, domestic and overseas.   Inclusivity Survey Dear Member, The Society for Research in Child Development is dedicated to supporting its members and their research. We’re continually striving[…]

Yan Li

September 2018 Spotlight, Yan Li, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Yan Li ( as our member in spotlight.  Dr. Li is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at DePaul University. Her research  focuses on children’s and adolescents’ social development and family studies, particularly in three areas: peer relations and interactions, familial socialization, and cultural-contextual influences on social[…]