Tiffany Yip

Tiffany Yip

Professor of Psychology

Curriculum Vitae

Email: [email protected]

Rose Hill Campus: Dealy Hall, Room 226E
Phone: 718-817-3797


Lab: Youth Development in Diverse Contexts

Currently accepting students.

  • Tiffany Yip, Ph.D. is a Professor of Psychology at Fordham University. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Cornell University, earned her MA and PhD in Psychology at NYU, and completed a NIMH and NSF-funded postdoctoral fellowship in the Psychology Department at the University of Michigan. Her research on ethnic identity, discrimination, and sleep among minority adolescents and young adults has been published in the American Psychologist, Child Development, Developmental Psychology, and Current Directions in Psychological Science. Dr. Yip served as a former Associate Editor for Child Development, the Asian American Journal of Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. She currently serves on the NIH MESH study section. Dr. Yip is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Division 7 (Developmental Psychology), Division 45 (Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race) and the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research and her research has been funded by NICHD, NIMHD, NIMH, and NSF. 

    • 1997 BA in Psychology, Cornell University
    • 2003 PhD in Psychology, New York University
    • Ethnic identity development among minority youth, young adults, and adults
    • Direct and indirect association between ethnic identity and psychological adjustment
    • Impact of ethnic-specific and general stressors for well-being outcomes
    • Associate Editor, Asian American Journal of Psychology
    • Associate Editor, Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology


    • Dr. J. Nicole Shelton, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
    • Dr. Robert M. Sellers, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    • Dr. Eleanor Seaton, Arizona State University, Chapel Hill, NC
    • Dr. William Cross, University of Denver, NV
    • Dr. Gilbert Gee, UCLA
    • Wang, Y., Douglass, S. & Yip T. (2017). Longitudinal relations between ethnic/racial identity process and content: Exploration, commitment, and salience among diverse adolescents. Developmental Psychology53 (11), 2154-2169.
    • Dunbar, M, Mirpuri, S. &, Yip, T. (2017). The effects of sleep and ethnic/racial discrimination on academic achievement trajectories across high school, Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology23 (4), 527-540.
    • Seaton, E.K., Yip, T. & Douglass, S. (2017). Racial and ethnic discrimination. In R. Levesque (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Adolescence. New York: Springer.
    • Mirpuri, S. & Yip, T. (2017). Intergroup contact and racial/ethnic identity development. In A. Rutland, D. Nesdale & C. Spears Brown (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Group Processes in Children and Adolescents. (pp. 47-66). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell Press.
    • W. E., Seaton, E., Yip, T., Rivas-Drake, D., Gee, G. C., Ngo, B. & Roth, W. (2017). Identity work: Enactment of racial-ethnic identity in everyday life, Identity17 (1), 1-12.
    • Douglass, S., Mirpuri, S. & Yip, T. (2017). Considering friends within the context of peers in school for the development of ethnic/racial identity, Journal of Youth and Adolescence46, 300-316.
    • Douglass, S., Wang, Y. & Yip, T. (2016). The everyday implications of ethnic-racial identity status: Exploring variability in ethnic-racial identity salience across situations, Journal of Youth and Adolescence45, 1396-1411.
    • Yip, T. (2016). To be or not to be: How racial/ethnic stereotypes influence ethnic disidentification and private regard, Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology22 (1), 38-46.
    • Killen, M; Rutland, A. & Yip, T. (2016). Equity and Justice in Developmental Science: Discrimination, Social Exclusion, and Intergroup Attitudes, Child Development87 (5), 1317-1336.
    • Kiang, L., Tseng, V. & Yip, T. (2016). Placing Asian American child development within historical context, Child Development87 (4), 995–1013.
    • Hall, G., Yip, T. & Zarate, M. (2016). On becoming multicultural in a monocultural research world: A conceptual approach to ethnocultural diversity, American Psychologist71(1), 40-51.
    • Hall, G., Yip, T. & Zarate, M. (2016). Disciplinary perspectives on multicultural research: Reply to Dvorakova (2016) and Yakushko et al. (2016), American Psychologist71(9), 892-893.
    • Yip, T. (2015). The Effects of ethnic/racial discrimination and sleep quality on trajectories of depressive symptoms and self-esteem among diverse adolescents, Journal of Youth and Adolescence44 (2), 419-430.
    • Yip, T. (2014). Ethnic identity in everyday life: The influence of identity development status. Child Development85 (1), 205-219.
    • Ehrhardt, A., Cheon, Y. M., Ray, C. & Yip, T. (2018, July). Grit and GPA: The impacts of ethnic and racial identity. APA Division 45 Conference, Austin, TX.
    • Yip, T., Wang, Y., Mootoo, C. & Mirpuri, S. (2018, April). Moderating the association between discrimination and adjustment: A Meta-analysis of ethnic/racial identity. Society for Research in Adolescence. Minneapolis, MN.
    • Cheon, Y. & Yip, T. (2018, April). Daily grades and daily sense of ethnic identity among Asian adolescents: Variations by peer diversity. Society for Research in Adolescence. Minneapolis, MN.
    • Wang, Y. & Yip, T. (2018, April). The Impact of the 2016 Presidential Election on Adolescents’ Daily Ethnic/Racial Identity. Society for Research in Adolescence. Minneapolis, MN.
    • Ray, C., Tynes., M. & Yip, T. (2017, August). Rejection sensitivity in multiethnic versus monoethnic minorities. American Psychological Association. Washington, DC.
    • Ray, C. & Yip, T. (2017, May). Exploring the association between ethnic identity and racial discrimination: Race matters. American Psychological Society. Boston, MA.
    • Yip, T. (2017, April). Sleep: A Mediator between Ethnic/Racial Discrimination and Adolescent Academic and Psychosocial Outcomes. Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.
    • Chae, D. H., Wang, Y., Slopen, N. B., Fuller-Rowell, T. E., Yip, T., Lin, J., Brody, G. H., Adler, N. E., Puterman, E., Matthews, K. A., & Epel, E. S. (2016, December). Racial Discrimination Trajectories, Education, and Telomere Length: Findings from the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study. International Stress and Behavior Society, 10th International Neuroscience and Biological Psychiatry Conference, Neuroscience of Stress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    • Donnay, S., Varner, F. & Yip, T. (2016, July). Joint Influence of Ethnic/racial Socialization and Ethnic/racial Identity on Discrimination-Depressive Symptoms Association. APA  Division 45 Conference, Palo Alto, CA.
    • Mirpuri, S., Yip, T & Brown, J. (2016, July). Considering Diverse School Contexts: Ethnic/racial Identity, Academic Achievement, and Aggression during the Transition from Middle to High School. APA Division 45 Conference, Palo Alto, CA.
    • Ortega, J., Belzer, B., Mirpuri, S. & Yip, T. (2016, July). Ethnic/racial identity, Sleep Quality, and Daily Life Satisfaction. APA Division 45 Conference, Palo Alto, CA.
    • Wang, Y., Aladin, M. & Yip, T. (2016, July). Linking Ethnic Socialization and Daily Intragroup Contact to Ethnic Identity. APA Division 45 Conference, Palo Alto, CA.
    • Tynes, M. F., Akhter, F., Sullivan, M., Smith, P. & Yip, T. (2016, July). Hair Cortisol as an Index of Discrimination Stress. APA Division 45 Conference, Palo Alto, CA.
    • Chae, D. H., Wang, Y., Yip, T., Douglass, S., Slopen, N. B., Lin, J., Epel, E. S., & Blackburn, E. H. (2015, June). Racial Differences in Biomarkers of Stress and Cell Aging: LatentTransition Analysis of 5-Year Change Among Patients in the Heart and Soul Study. Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society, Seattle, WA.