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[…]

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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[…]

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August 2018 Spotlight, Hyung Chol (Brandon) Yoo, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Hyung Chol (Brandon) Yoo ( as our member in spotlight.  Dr. Yoo is an Associate Professor of Asian Pacific American studies in the School of Social Transformation and the Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics at Arizona State University. He is an affiliate faculty of counseling and counseling psychology and the Department of[…]

Letter to Our Members

Dear Members of SRCD Asian Caucus, We write to you to address the questions and concerns that we have heard and witnessed from our members in response to SRCD’s initial statement regarding family separation and the narrow interpretation of the organization’s 501 (c)(3) status that is seen as prohibitive of supporting child/family/human rights advocacy. We[…]

May 2018 Spotlight- Special Edition- Stanley Sue, Ph.D.

To celebrate the the Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May, we are featuring four scholars whose work has contributed to the advancement of research, policy, and/or practice on Asians, Asian Americans, or Pacific Islanders. Dr. Stanley Sue is Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Palo Alto University and at the University of California, Davis. His[…]