Recent Achievements for Ph.D. in Applied Developmental Psychology
Alireza Zareian Jahromi (2nd year doctoral student) received the following grants and awards in 2023:
- American Psychological Association for Graduate Students (APAGS)/ Psi Chi Junior Scientist Fellowship Winner
- American Psychological Association (APA) Psychological Science in 3 (PS-in-3) People’s Choice Award Winner at the APA Annual Convention in August
- 3-Minute Thesis Presentation People’s Choice Award Winner, Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools (NAGS)
- “Usage of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) to Measure and Model Psychological Concepts workshop” Travel Stipend Winner
Brionna Colson-Fearon (2nd year doctoral student):
- Featured on EDGES (Engaging Dialogues Generating Emancipatory Sciences) Podcast with mentor Dr. Shellae Versey
- Invited speaker at Fordham University Sigma Xi induction 2023 ceremony for her talk Urban agriculture, sustainability, and food justice: A case study of food sovereignty in Baltimore, Maryland.
Shadane Johnson (3rd year doctoral student):
- Poster presented at SRCD 2023:
Johnson, S., Bae, J., Yip, T., Tseng, A. (2023, March 23-25). The association between John Henryism and rumination: The moderating role of objective SES and subjective social status (SSS) [Conference session]. Society for Research in Child Development, Salt Lake City, UT.
Jiwoon Bae, (3rd year doctoral student):
- Poster presented at SRCD 2023:
Bae, J., Johnson, S., Yip, T., Tseng, A. (2023, March 23-25). The moderating role of John Henryism on the association between race-based rejection sensitivity and self-esteem [Conference session]. Society for Research in Child Development, Salt Lake City, UT.
Daniel Alonso (4th year doctoral student) (Mentor, Dr. Selin Gülgöz):
- Selected as a 2021 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) awardee for his project, "Concealment, Preferred Identification, and Collective Action Among Transgender Adults.
Sheniqua Jeffrey (6th year doctoral student):
- Selected for the inaugural (2020-2021) cohort of the Researchers Investigating Sociocultural Equity and Race (RISER) Network fellowship program.
Dr. Celia Fisher received a $244,623 award from the Greenwall Foundation for a grant entitled: Who should be treated? The ethical challenges of administering opioid agonist treatment (OAT) for people who inject drugs during COVID-19. Dr. Fisher will conduct the study in Puerto Rico with her Co-PI Dr. Roberto Abadie, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Congratulations to Dr. Celia Fisher for chairing the taskforce for the recently released updates to SRCD's Ethical Principles and Standards for Developmental Scientists.
Dr. Tiffany Yip, quoted in The New York Times (March 19, 2021), highlights the importance of parents talking with their children about race and racism.
Dr. Li Niu, ADP Alumni 2020, and current Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, was selected as a 2021 NIH OBSSR Matilda White Riley Early Stage Investigator Paper Competition awardee for her paper, “Profiles of childhood maltreatment: Associations with sexual risk behavior during adolescence in a sample of racial/ethnic minority girls.”
- Niu, L., Brown, J. L., Hoyt, L. T., Salandy, A., Nucci-Sack, A., Shankar, V., Burk, D. R., Schlecht, N. F., & Diaz, A. D. (2021). Profiles of childhood maltreatment: Associations with sexual risk behavior during adolescence in a sample of racial/ethnic minority girls. Child Development. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.13498
Dr. Tiffany Yip edited an SRCD volume of briefs addressing educational inequities among historically and currently marginalized children and youth during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Drs. Tiffany Yip and Yijie Wang's research was featured in an article, aimed at adolescents, about sleep and discrimination.