Congrats to Aisha for graduating from USF with a BA in Psychology along with a minor in Public Service and Community Engagement! She will be working at the National Alliance on Mental Illness in San Francisco as a Resource Coordinator to help support programs across the organization and assist in connecting members of our communities with mental health resources and services.
Congratulations to Quyen who just earned her Ph.D. in Psychology! Her dissertation is titled, "Intimate partner violence among sexual minority adults in consensual non-monogamous relationships." Quyen will be moving on to Northwestern University for her postdoctoral fellowship at the Family Institute.
Aisha, Janvi, and Rachel present the COVID-19 anti-Asian racism data at the Human Behavior Research Conference at the University of San Francisco.
Aisha, Janvi, and Rachel present the COVID anti-Asian racism data at the Human Behavior Research Conference at the University of San Francisco. Their presentation won 2nd place!
Emily delivers her first conference research talk on a mixed methods study examining the influences of ethnic identity and internalized racism on experiences of COVID anti-Asian racism at the 103rd Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association Conference in Riverside, CA.
Rachel presents qualitative findings about vicarious experiences of COVID-19 anti-Asian racism at the Diversifying Clinical Psychology virtual conference. Her poster was rated in the top 10% of accepted abstracts and her presentation won 2nd place!
Aisha presents at the Council of University Directors of Clinical Psychology (CUDCP) Diversifying Clinical Psychology Conference. She discusses qualitative findings on anti-Asian racism during COVID-19 and mental health outcomes along with the influences of ethnic identity and internalized racism.
Dr. Yang presents with USF colleagues on Anti-Racist Pedagogies from the Moment to Movement series at the Center for Teaching Excellence and Educational Technology Services Discern, Dream, Design - 3D Symposium.
Quyen chairs a symposium titled, "Understanding the experiences, fears, and effects of discrimination among Asian Americans during COVID-19", and presents data from our mixed-methods COVID
project at ABCT, while Dr. Yang serves as discussant.
Dr. Yang was invited to speak at the Center for Cross Cultural Research (CCCR) at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA. She also led a methods workshop titled "Integrating qualitative and quantitative approaches in mixed methods research" for researchers and trainees at CCCR.
Dr. Yang's preliminary RCT dissertation paper receives the honor of being one of the top ten most downloaded AIDS Care articles in 2021.
Dr. Yang was interviewed by PsychCentral about the impact of racism on mental health of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders during COVID, "Anti-Asian Racism Takes Devastating Toll on Community".