Yuan Zhang

PhD, Parenting and Parent-child relationship

Human Development and Family Studies


Entered the Program: 2017

Hometown:  China

Current program: PhD, Parenting and Parent-child relationship

Previous Education:

  • M.A. in Psychology, Pepperdine University, 2016
  • M.A. in Applied Psychology, Shanxi University, 2014
  • B.A. in Applied Psychology, Shanxi University, 2011

Research Interests:

  • Parenting
  • Parent-child relationship
  • Immigrant identity development

Advising Committee:

Major advisor: Linda Citlali Halgunseth

Assistantship Experience:

  • Research Assistant (2018–Present)
    • The Center for Applied Research in Human Development
  • Teaching Assistant (2017–Present)
    • HDFS 1070 Individual and Family Development
    • HDFS 2200 Adulthood and Aging
    • HDFS 2001 Diversity Issues in Human Development and Family Studies
  • Research Assistant (2015–2016)
    • UCLA PEERS Clinic

Awards/scholarships/fellowships:

  • Summer Fellowships for Advanced Graduate Students, UCONN (2018)
  • L. Eugene Thomas Fund, UCONN (2018)
  • Outstanding Graduate School Students of Shanxi University (2014)
  • Chinese National Scholarship for Graduate School Students (2013)
  • Merit Student of Shanxi Province (2013)
Yuan Zhang
Contact Information
Emailyuan.5.zhang@uconn.edu
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