Dr. Susan Chuang
Family Relations & Applied Nutrition, MINS Rm: 215, 519-824-4120 x58389
Dr. Susan S. Chuang is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition at the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. She received her baccalaureate in Criminology and Sociology at the University of Toronto, Ontario. At the University of Rochester, New York, U.S., she received a Masters of Science in Elementary Education, and a Masters of Science and Ph.D. in Human Development. She then received post-doctoral training under Dr. Michael E. Lamb at the Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Maryland, U.S.. Her areas of research include, but not limited to, parenting, fathering, parent-child relationships, child and adolescent development, immigration and settlement, and school readiness in various sociocultural contexts. She co-edited (with Dr. Robert Moreno, Syracuse University) two books entitled, On New Shores: Understanding Immigrant Fathers in North America (2008) and Immigrant Children: Change, Adaptation, and Cultural Transformation (2011), with Lexington Books. She co-edited two special issues on immigration and families in Sex Roles (with Dr. Catherine Tamis-LeMonda, New York University) and the Journal of Family Psychology (with Dr. Uwe Gielen, St. Francis College). She is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Family Psychology. She is also the Series Editor for Springer Science+Business Media on Immigrant Families Research. The first edited book (Gender Roles in Immigrant Families, co-edited with Dr. Catherine Tamis-LeMonda) will be launched in 2012. An authored book entitled, Tigers or Dragons: Asian Parenting in America, with Praeger Publishers (ABC-Clio/Greenwood) is scheduled for Summer 2012. She also has various collaborations with community organizations at the local and national levels, focusing on various issues (settlement and adjustment for newcomer youth, school readiness and parental involvement, building community ties). Lastly, she organizes international conferences on immigration issues where leading scholars from around the world, settlement agencies, and family organizations (at the local and national levels) present their work. The 5th On New Shores Conference is scheduled for October 25 - 26, 2012. The theme is.....Happiness and immigrant families!
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