Professor Kiang Receives Multiple Honors from AAJP

by on November 13, 2017




Professor Lisa Kiang

Congratulations to Dr. Lisa Kiang who was recently appointed as Associate Editor of the Asian American Journal of Psychology!!


Professor Kiang received her PhD from the University of Denver and joined our department in 2006.Her area of research is in cultural identity and social relationships, with an emphasis on positive well-being among adolescents from ethnically diverse and immigrant backgrounds.


I’m very excited to share with you that Dr. Lisa Kiang has agreed to become the new Associate Editor of AAJP beginning on January 1, 2018. Dr. Kiang is currently a Professor of Psychology at Wake Forest University. She earned her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from University of Denver and currently has over 60 refereed journal articles and book chapters. Dr. Kiang has served on the AAJP editorial board since 2014 and was a lead guest editor for the AAJP Special Issue on the model minority myth that was published in March of 2017. Dr. Kiang also is a recipient of the 2016 AAJP Best Paper Award. I’m very fortunate to have Dr. Kiang join the AAJP leadership group and very much looking forward to working with her….


Taylor Thompson

Congratulations to Professor Kiang and her former MA student Taylor Thompson:  AAJP 2016 Best Paper Award Winners

“You’re Asian; You’re supposed to be smart”: Adolescents’ experiences with the Model Minority Stereotype and longitudinal links with identity.

by Taylor Thompson, Lisa Kiang, and Melissa R. Witkow

(from: Asian American Journal of Psychology, Vol. 7 No. 2, pp. 108-119. )

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