Commencement 2018

Capstone mentee, advisee, and student in many of my courses, Michelle Nunn (Class of 2014) came back to see her brother graduate!

Capstone mentee, advisee, and student in many of my courses, Michelle Nunn (Class of 2014) came back to see her brother graduate!

Capstone mentee (Class of 2015) Indigo Ross caught me, too! So glad to see her!

Capstone mentee (Class of 2015) Indigo Ross caught me, too! So glad to see her!

Last but not least, capstone mentee, advisee, research assistant, and student in all of my classes in psychology, Jianmin Shao (Class of 2017) caught me right before leaving. Jianmin is currently a PhD student at UCI

Last but not least, capstone mentee, advisee, research assistant, and student in all of my classes in psychology, Jianmin Shao (Class of 2017) caught me right before leaving. Jianmin is currently a PhD student at UCI

Capstone mentee and class of 2018 graduate, Shania Davis with her parents.

Capstone mentee and class of 2018 graduate, Shania Davis with her parents

Association for Psychological Science 2018

APS 2018

This is my latest research collaboration, with Yuying Tsong from Cal State Fullerton. We developed a measure of parental involvement in youth’s weight management goals. There was a lot of interest in the topic during the poster session.

Western Psychological Association 2017

Jianmin and Shota, Class of 2017 seniors and research assistants of mine this year, presented their work at WPA in Sacramento on the day that their capstone was due.

This presentation was Jianmin’s senior capstone study: Shao, J.* & Chang, E.S. Psychological Adjustment of Chinese LGB Individuals: Effects of Minority Stress and Perceived Social Support from Friends and Family. Poster submitted to be presented at the  biennial meetings of the  Western Psychological Association, Sacramento, April, 2017. [Copy of presentation: WPA 2017 Social support]

The second presentation was an analysis of the life goals of sexual minority emerging adults in contemporary China. Shao, J.*, Kawasaki, S., & Chang, E.S. Where is the Future?: Life Goals of Chinese LGB young adults. Poster submitted to be presented at the biennial meetings of the Western Psychological Association, Sacramento, April, 2017. [Copy of presentation: WPA 2017 Life Goals]

* This student author was selected by the WPA Program Review Committee for the 2017 Western Psychological Foundation Student Scholarship Award.

IMG_0806Congratulations Jianmin!

 

Taking sides: 8th edition

Guess what just just became available??? Click here for the 8th edition Of Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Educational Psychology.

Soraksan, Korea

On sabbatical

I am currently on sabbatical this semester but will be back to teach Core 1, Introduction to Psychology and Developmental Psychology in Fall 2016. 

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