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.[…]

May 2019 Spotlight, Yoonsun Choi, PhD

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Yoonsun Choi (yoonsun@uchicago.edu ) 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[…]

April 2019 Spotlight, Chia-chen Yang, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Chia-chen Yang (cyang2@memphis.edu) 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.[…]

March 2019 Spotlight, Virginia Huynh, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Virginia Huynh (virginia.huynh@csun.edu) 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.[…]

February 2019 Spotlight, Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Hirokazu Yoshikawa (Hiro.yoshikawa@nyu.edu) as our member in spotlight. Hirokazu Yoshikawa is the Courtney Sale Ross Professor of Globalization and Education at NYU Steinhardt and a University Professor at NYU, and Co-Director of the Global TIES for Children center at NYU. He is a core faculty member of the the Psychology of Read more about February 2019 Spotlight, Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Ph.D.[…]

January 2019 Spotlight, Lisa Kiang, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Lisa Kiang (kiangl@wfu.edu) 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 Read more about January 2019 Spotlight, Lisa Kiang, Ph.D.[…]

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

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Craig Hart (craig_hart@byu.edu) 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 Read more about December 2018 Spotlight, Craig H. Hart, Ph.D.[…]

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

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Hoi Shan Cheung (hoishan@yale-nus.edu.sg) 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 Read more about November 2018 Spotlight, Hoi Shan Cheung, Ph.D.[…]

October 2018 Spotlight, Yang Qu, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Dr. Yang Qu (yangqu@northwestern.edu) 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 Read more about October 2018 Spotlight, Yang Qu, Ph.D.[…]