Eunkyung “Lucy” Shin, Ph.D. – Dr. Shin graduated with her Doctorate in Human Development in the spring of 2020. Her dissertation examined cultural differences in bystander and defender behaviors in children in the US and South Korea. Her research also considered how maternal emotion socialization and child empathy were related to these behaviors present in bullying situations. She is currently a postdoctoral associate in the Howell Lab in the Fralin Biomedical Research Center at Virginia Tech Carilion.
Lin Tan, Ph.D. – Dr. Tan graduated with her Doctorate in Human Development in the spring of 2018. Her dissertation examined maternal emotion socialization and maternal characteristics that are associated with it. She examined these issues in mothers of school-aged children in the US and China in order to study how cultural expectations for children’s emotions relate to maternal behaviors to teach children about emotions. She is currently a postdoctoral research fellow with Dr. Brenda Volling in the Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan.
Kimberly Day, Ph.D. – Dr. Day graduated with her Master’s in Human Development in the spring of 2010 and her Doctorate in Human Development in the spring of 2014. Both her master’s research and her dissertation research examined how children’s private speech is related to their ability to regulate their emotions. Dr. Day is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of West Florida