June 2020 Special Edition Spotlight, Frederick Leong, Ph.D.

To continue celebrating the Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May, we are featuring Dr. Frederick Leong (fleong@msu.edu) as our special guest in this month’s Spotlight. Dr. Leong is Professor of Psychology (Industrial/Organizational and Clinical Psychology Programs) and Director of the Consortium for Multicultural Psychology Research at Michigan State University. His major research Read more about June 2020 Special Edition Spotlight, Frederick Leong, Ph.D.[…]

May 2020 Spotlight, Cindy H. Liu, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Cindy Liu (CHLIU@BWH.HARVARD.EDU) as our member in spotlight. Cindy is currently an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. Her areas of investigation include the measurement and mechanisms of psychosocial stress, cultural differences in socio-emotional development, and developmental and culturally based interventions that reduce mental health disparities. 1)What drew Read more about May 2020 Spotlight, Cindy H. Liu, Ph.D.[…]

April 2020 Spotlight, Pilyoung Kim, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Pilyoung Kim (pilyoung.kim@du.edu) as our member in spotlight. Pilyoung is currently an Associate Professor and the Director of Family & Child Neuroscience Labin the Department of Psychology at the University of Denver. 1)What drew you to do work on Asians, Asian American children and youth, or another Read more about April 2020 Spotlight, Pilyoung Kim, Ph.D.[…]

February 2020 Spotlight, Kaveri Subrahmanyam,Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Kaveri Subrahmanyam (ksubrah@calstatela.edu) as our member in spotlight. Kaveri is currently a Professor in the Department of Psychology in the College of College of Natural and Social Sciences at the California State University. She is the Director of the Media and Language Lab, here at CalStateLA and the Read more about February 2020 Spotlight, Kaveri Subrahmanyam,Ph.D.[…]

January 2020 Spotlight, Yannan Gao, Ph.D. Student

This month, we are delighted to introduce Yannan Gao (yannang@uci.edu) 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 2020 Spotlight, Yannan Gao, Ph.D. Student[…]

December 2019 Spotlight, Mutsumi Imai, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Mutsumi Imai ( imai@sfc.keio.ac.jp) 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.[…]

October 2019 Spotlight, Kyongboon Kwon, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Kyongboon Kwon (kwonk@uwm.edu) 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.[…]

September 2019 Spotlight, Vicky Tam, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr.Vicky Tam (jvtam@hkbu.edu.hk) 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.[…]

August 2019 Spotlight, Jessica McKenzie, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Jessica McKenzie (jmckenzie@csufresno.edu) 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.[…]

June 2019 Spotlight, Eva E Chen, Ed. D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Eva E Chen (evaechen@ust.hk) 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.[…]