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Esther S. Chang, PhD

Faculty - Full-Time

Associate Professor of Psychology

Phone: 949-480-4240
Fax: 949-480-4126
Email: echang@soka.edu

Education
  • Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
  • M.A., Columbia University
  • B.A., Oberlin College
Research Interests
  • Globalization and the transition to adulthood
  • Culture, parenting and education
  • Shared agency in social relationships
Selected Papers, Publications & Lectures
Courses Taught at SUA
  • Introduction to Psychology (Psyc 100)
  • Lifespan Developmental Psychology (Psyc 350)
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology (Psyc 360)
  • Psychology of Education (Psyc 370)
  • Parenting Research and Applications (Psyc 450)
  • Core 200
  • Learning Cluster
Selected Honors & Awards
  • Ford Foundation Diversity Dissertation Fellowship, Honorable Mention, 2007.
  • School of Social Ecology Dean's Dissertation Writing Fellowship, UCI, 2007.
  • School of Social Ecology Dean's Dissertation Data Gathering Award, UCI, 2006.
  • Ford Foundation Predoctoral Diversity Fellowship, Honorable, 2005
  • Outstanding Social Ecology School Mentor Award, UCI,2004-2006.
  • Martha Newkirk Fellowship Endowment, UCI 2001

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