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Recent Achievements

  • Dr. Tiffany Yip edited the just-released 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.
  • Natasha Chaku has accepted a NICHD T32 post-doctoral research fellowship position in Developmental Science at the University of Michigan.
  • Li Niu has accepted a Postdoctoral Fellow position at the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
  • Dr. Celia Fisher and doctoral candidate Aaliyah Gray recently presented their bioethics research at the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.
  • Christina Rucinski recently published a blog post, that was featured on Dr. Tiffany Yip's blog series for Psychology Today, based on her successfully defended dissertation.
  • Dr. Lindsay Till Hoyt and her colleague Dr. Rona Carter (University of Michigan) reflect on their recent experiences meeting, writing, and collaborating to explore new directions in puberty research in this blog post.
  • Natasha Chaku received the American Association of University Women's American Dissertation Fellowship award for the 2019-2020 award year.
  • Deborah Layman is a winner of 2019's APS Student Grant Competition to help support her masters thesis on "Developmental strengths and vulnerabilities on mental health status and life satisfaction among young adults with a history of adolescent inpatient psychiatric hospitalization."
  • Dr. Tiffany Yip was awarded the status of an APS Fellow, who are chosen for making sustained outstanding contributions to psychology in the areas of research, teaching, service, or application. 
  • Dr. Tiffany Yip was invited to write a series of blog posts for Psychology Today with her first article entitled "Why Stumbling Towards Diversity".
  • Dr. Tiffany Yip was selected as a Society for Research on Adolescence Program Co-Chair for the 2022 Biennial Conference in New Orleans, LA
  • Natasha Chaku published a blog post for ExpandedSchools.org about physical activity in the classroom.