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July 2016 Spotlight, Vaishali Raval, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Vaishali Raval, Ph.D. (ravalvv@miamioh.edu) in the Department of Psychology at Miami University, Ohio. Dr. Raval received her PhD in clinical developmental psychology from University of Windsor and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in cultural psychology and human development at the University of Chicago. Her research interests involve understanding parenting,[…]


June 2016 Spotlight, Yiyuan Xu, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Yiyuan Xu, Ph.D. (yiyuan@hawaii.edu) from the Department of Psychology at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Dr. Xu received his Ph.D. from University of Southern California in 2004. His research focuses on understanding cultural variation in children’s social development using a goodness of fit theoretical framework that conceptualizes[…]


May 2016 Spotlight, Qi Wang, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Qi Wang, Ph.D. (qiwang@cornell.edu) from the Department of Human Development at Cornell University. Dr. Wang’s research integrates developmental, cognitive, and sociocultural perspectives to examine the mechanisms responsible for the development of autobiographical memory. She has undertaken extensive studies to examine how cultural variables sustain autobiographical memory by affecting information processing at the[…]


April 2016 Spotlight, Jayanthi Mistry, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Jayanthi Mistry, Ph.D. (jmistry@tufts.edu) from the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study & Human Development at Tufts University. Dr. Mistry received her doctorate degree from Purdue University in 1983 and then completed an NIMH Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Utah. Her current research projects include investigations of multiple[…]


March 2016 Spotlight, Heejung Park, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Heejung Park, Ph.D. (hpark2@brynmawr.edu) at Bryn Mawr College. Dr. Park received her Ph.D. degree in Psychology at UCLA. Her research explores adaptation, adjustment, and the well-being of children, youth, and families, with a particular focus on Asian/Asian American experiences in increasingly multicultural and globalized settings. http://www.brynmawr.edu/psychology/people.html Personal Spotlight[…]

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February 2016 Spotlight, Tiffany Yip, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Tiffany Yip, Ph.D. (tyip@fordham.edu) at Fordham University. Dr. Yip received her Ph.D. degree in Psychology at New York University. Her research interests center on ethnic identity development among minority youth, young adults, and adults. Her work investigates direct and indirect association between ethnic identity and psychological adjustment, as[…]


January 2016 Spotlight, Su Yeong Kim, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Su Yeong Kim, Ph.D. (sykim@prc.utexas.edu) at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Kim received her Ph.D. degree from Human Development at the University of California, Davis. She studies the intersection of family and cultural contexts in understanding the development of children of immigrants in the United States,[…]


December 2015 Spotlight, Stephen Chen, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Stephen Chen, Ph.D. (stephen.chen@wellesley.edu) at Wellesley College. Dr. Chen received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Rutgers University. He spent several years working in Asia before returning to the United States, where he received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Chen completed[…]


November 2015 Spotlight, Jeffrey Liew, Ph.D.

This month, we are delighted to introduce Jeffrey Liew, Ph.D. (jeffrey.liew@tamu.edu) at Texas A&M University. Dr. Liew’s expertise includes human development, particularly emotion, motivation, and self-regulation in academic, psychosocial, and health-related outcomes from the preschool years to the high school and college years. Dr. Liew’s 3 L’s (Live, Love, Learn) sum up his passion and[…]


October 2015 Spotlight, Linda Juang, Ph.D.

The SRCD Asian Caucus Spotlight is delighted to introduce Dr. Linda Juang (juang@uni-potsdam.de) at the University of Potsdam, Germany. Based on an ecological systems perspective, Dr.Juang‘s research focuses on the adaption and adjustment of adolescents and college students of immigrant background within the contexts of family, school, and community. She is interested in how three[…]