Project SAFER

Journal Publications

Ren, H., Cheah, C. S. L., Zong, X., Wang, S., Cho, H. S., Wang, C., & Xue, X. (in press). Age-varying associations between Chinese American parents’ racial-ethnic socialization and children’s difficulties during the COVID-19 pandemic. Asian American Journal of Psychology.

Zong, X., Cheah C. S. L., & Ren, H. (2021). Chinese American adolescents’ experiences of COVID-19-related racial discrimination and anxiety: Person-centered and intersectional approaches. Journal of Research on Adolescence. https://doi.org/10.1111/jora.12696

Cheah, C. S. L., Zong, X., Cho, H. S., Ren. H., Wang, S., Xue, X., & Wang, C. (2021). Chinese American adolescents’ experiences of COVID-19 racial discrimination: Risk and protective factors for internalizing difficulties. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 10.1037/cdp0000498. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/cdp0000498

Cheah, C. S. L., Wang, C., Ren, H., Zong, X., Cho, H. S., & Xue, X. (2020). COVID-19 racism and mental health in Chinese American families. Pediatrics. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2020-021816

Infographic: COVID-19 racism impacts the mental health of Chinese American families

Conference Presentations

Cheah, C. S. L. (2021, November). Racism and adjustment of Asian American families and children during the COVID-19 pandemic. National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference. Special Session: Asian American Experiences of the Pandemic: Challenges and Ways to Nurture Hope and Cultivate Family Resiliency Amidst COVID-19.

Cheah, C. S. L., Zong, X., Cho, H. S., Ren, H., Wang, S., Xue, X. & Wang, C. (2021, August). Chinese American adolescents’ experiences of racial discrimination during the COVID-19 pandemic. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Convention.

Wang, C., Cheah, C. S. L., Liu, J., & Cheong, Y. (2021, August). Creating a safe environment for Asian American elementary school students during COVID-19. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Convention.

Cheah, C. S. L., Ren, H., Zong, X., Wang, S., Cho, H. S., & Xue, X. (2021, April). Chinese American parents’ racial-ethnic socialization profiles during the COVID-19 pandemic. In C. Liu (Chair), COVID-19 based discrimination and economic stress on psychosocial and health risks in children [Symposium]. Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development 2021 Biennial Meeting, virtual.

Cho, H. S., Cheah, C. S. L., Zong, X., Ren, H., Gursoy, H., & Schmidt, C. (2021, April). COVID-19 online racial discrimination and Chinese-American youth’s anxiety: The moderating role of ethnic-racial identity. In M. Kim (Chair), Identity exploration, discrimination, and information access among diverse youth and families during COVID-19 [Symposium]. Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development 2021 Biennial Meeting, virtual.

Ren, H., Cheah, C. S. L., Wang, S., Cho, H. S., Zong, X., & Wang, C. (2021, April). Age-varying associations between Chinese American parents’ racial-ethnic socialization and children’s difficulties during the COVID-19 Pandemic. In J. Borelli (Chair), Parent-child relationships during COVID-19: Intersectional themes across development, culture, and race [Symposium]. Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development 2021 Biennial Meeting, virtual.

Zhang, B., Cheah, C. S. L., & Zong, X. (2021, April). Racial discrimination and adolescents’ externalizing problems during COVID-19: Parental ethnic-racial socialization practices as moderators. In V. Raval (Chair), Ethnic/racial socialization, activism, and adjustment in Asian American families navigating COVID-19 and racism pandemics [Symposium]. Paper presented at the Society for Research in Child Development 2021 Biennial Meeting, virtual.

Cheah, C. S. L. (2021, August). Asian American families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Div. 43 Invited Presidential Expert Panel on Diverse Families. Contemporary Couples and Families in Trying Times: Grappling with Pandemic Life, Racial Strife, and Financial Struggles.

Cheah, C. S. L. (2021, June). Asian American families’ experiences with racism and racial discrimination during the COVID-19 pandemic. Invited Panelist on “The Uptick in Anti-Asian Hate Crimes, Domestic Violence within the Community, Immigrant Health, and Advocacy.” The 2021 Maryland Violence and Injury Prevention Virtual Forum.

Cheah, C. S. L. (2021, June). With Tummala-Narra, U., Chavez, N., & Thelamour, B. (Moderator: Richard Lee). Plenary Panel Session: Immigration and Xenophobia. APA 2021 Div, 45 Conference.

Cheah, C. S. L. (2020, September). The racism pandemic against Asians during COVID-19: A focus on Chinese families in the U.S. Keynote Address at the COVID-19 Emergency. Evolutionary and Educational Effects, Section of Developmental and Educational Psychology: The Italian Association of Psychology, Bari, Italy [online].

Panels

Cheah, C. S. L. (2021, September). With Wu, J. T.-C., Tran, V. C. Panel on Anti-Asian Racism & Solidarities of Resistance. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Event Series. Carnegie Mellon University, PA, U.S.A.

Cheah, C. S. L. (2021, May). Asian American families’ experiences with racism and racial discrimination during the COVID-19 pandemic: Implications for parenting, identity, and mental health. Invited Address in the College of Education, Towson University, MD, U.S.A.

Subrahmanyam, K. & Cheah, C. S. L. (2021, April). Addressing education inequities exacerbated by COVID-19: From SOTE briefs to education policy research agendas: Asian American children. With Bogan, E., Lara, G. D., Poteat, P., Subrahmanyam, K., Sarche, M., & Barnes-Najor, J. V. Invited Conversation Roundtable at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, virtual.