Introducing the Launch of Asian Caucus T-shirt Fundraiser

Dear Members, We are raising funds to support graduate students and professionals committed to scholarship, advocacy, and practices on the development of Asian/Asian American children. Please consider purchasing a T–shirt to support the mission and the efforts of the SRCD Asian Caucus. All funds raised will be paid directly to SRCD Asian Caucus for scholarships and organizational meetings.   The T–shirt design and the[…]

Call for Proposals and Discussion: 2020 Special Topic Meetings & Workshops

SRCD invites members of the developmental science community to submit proposals for Special Topic Meetings and Workshops for 2020. As with our past Special Topic Meetings, we anticipate supporting one or more small (250-500 attendees) meetings. New for 2020, we are also inviting proposals for focused workshops (50-75 attendees). Meetings and workshops can have topical[…]

Wake Forest psychology professor Lisa Kiang poses in her Greene Hall office on Tuesday, March 20, 2018.

January 2019 Spotlight, Lisa Kiang, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Lisa Kiang ( as our member in spotlight. She is a Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology at Wake Forest University. Dr. Kiang’s research focuses on self and identity, family and social relationships, and culture. Major themes include: (1) Relational approaches to self and identity: for example, how self-evaluations[…]

Webinar: Experts Discuss New Report on Promising Strategies for Reintegration of Migrants Returning to Mexico & Central America

Promising Strategies for Reintegration of Migrants Returning to Mexico and Central America When:  Wednesday, January 16, 2019 1:00 P.M. ET / 12:00 P.M. CT / 11:00 A.M. MT / 10:00 A.M. PT Where:  MPI Webinar Speakers: Randy Capps, Director of Research for U.S. Programs, Migration Policy Institute (MPI) Ariel G. Ruiz Soto, Associate Policy Analyst,[…]

Asian Caucus New Leadership!

Dear Caucus Members, Thank you for your nominations and votes for the caucus leadership positions. We are excited to announce our new officers starting at the SRCD biennial meeting in Baltimore MD, March 2019: Chair-Elect (2019-2021; Chair 2021-2023): Yoonsun Choi, Ph. D. Treasurer (2019-2023): Yan Li, Ph. D. Congratulations to Dr. Choi and Dr. Li, and we look forward[…]

Register for SRCD Pre-Conference: in the Spirit of 2044!

Going to SRCD Biennial? Be sure to register for the SRCD Pre-Conference “Conceptualizing and measuring culture, context, race and ethnicity: A focus on science, ethics, and collaboration in the Spirit of 2044” “In 2015, the United States Census projected that by 2044, the U.S. will become a “majority-minority” country with no racial/ethnic group having a[…]

Call for papers: special issue on immigration for Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology

Call for Papers for a Special Issue in Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology Collaborative and Participatory Research to Promote Engagement, Empowerment, and Resilience for Immigrant and Refugee Youth, Families, and Communities Guest Editors: Maryam Kia-Keating, Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, & Linda Juang, Ph.D., University of Potsdam, An unprecedented number of migrants (over 68[…]

Foundation for Child Development’s Young Scholars Program Webinar Series | Register Now for Jan 23rd!

Young Scholars Program 2019 Children of Immigrants Webinar Series In 2017, the Foundation for Child Development’s Young Scholars Program (YSP) launched its inaugural Children of Immigrants Webinar series, a three-part webinar series highlighting issues related to children of immigrant families/immigrant children, presented by former YSP grantees. For over 10 years, YSP focused on the early learning[…]

Asian Caucus Awardees 2018-2019

Members, Thank you for your nominations for the Asian Caucus Awards. The Caucus Awards Committee, chaired by Stephen Chen, selected four members to receive the prestigious awards and we are excited to announce the deserving awardees! Please join us on Friday, March 22, for the Awards Ceremony during the Asian Caucus business and social meeting at SRCD 2019 in Baltimore. These[…]

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Craig Hart Portrait

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June 22, 2018

Photo by Leah Kelson /BYU

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December 2018 Spotlight, Craig H. Hart, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Craig Hart ( as our member in spotlight. He is a Zina Young Williams Card professor in School of Family Life at Brigham Young University and now serves as the Director of the BYU Faculty Center.Dr. Hart’s scholarship focuses on linkages among family processes, parenting practices, and children’s social development in cultural[…]