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Cindy H. Liu, Ph.D. received her degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Oregon. After completing her clinical internship at McLean Hospital, she spent three years at Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School as a postdoctoral fellow. In 2012, she became the Director of Multicultural Research at the Commonwealth Research Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School. She is a licensed psychologist in Massachusetts. Her areas of investigation include Asian American parenting, the measurement and mechanisms of stress and resilience in Asian American families and developmental and culturally based programs for improving well being in Asian immigrant communities. 


Cindy H. Liu, PhD

Leslie K. Wang, Ph.D. received her degree from the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. She is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts Boston and a former post-doctoral fellow at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Wang's research uses qualitative methods to investigate issues of gender, family, and migration that connect Mainland China with countries in the global north. She has studied issues related to the transnational adoption of Chinese children by American parents, which culminated in a book entitled Outsourced Children: Orphanage Care and Adoption in Globalizing China (Stanford University Press, 2016). Now, along with her collaborators, she is focusing on the phenomenon of transnational parent-child separation among Chinese immigrant families in the United States.



Leslie K. Wang, PhD

Stephen H. Chen, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Wellesley College, where he directs the Culture, Family, and Development Laboratory. His research examines how cultural and family processes influence development and mental health across the lifespan, with a focus on at-risk, ethnic minority, and immigrant populations. Dr. Chen's research on culture and development has been published in Developmental Psychology, Perspectives in Psychological Science, and Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. Dr. Chen received his Ph.D. from the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, and completed his clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. Prior to his current position, Dr. Chen worked for six years as a school counselor and administrator in Shanghai, China.

Stephen H. Chen, PhD

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