Faculty Profile for Dr. Yishan Shen

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Dr. Yishan Shen
Assistant Professor — School of Family & Consumer Sciences
phone: (512) 245-6739

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Shen, Y., Seo*, E., Walt*, D. C., & Kim, S. Y. (2020). Stress of language brokering and Mexican American adolescents’ adjustment: The role of cumulative risk. Journal of Early Adolescence, 40(3), 400–425. https://doi.org/10.1177/0272431619847526
  • Shen, Y., Seo*, E., Hu, Y., & Zhang, M. (2019). Measurement invariance of language brokering extent and attitudes in linguistic minority adolescents: Item response theory analyses. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 25(2), 170–178. https://doi.org/10.1037/cdp0000224
  • Seo*, E., Shen, Y., & Alfaro, E. C. (2019). Adolescents’ beliefs about math ability and their relations to STEM career attainment: Joint consideration of race/ethnicity and gender. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 48(2), 306–325. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-018-0911-9
  • Shen, Y., Kim, S. Y., & Benner, A. D. (2019). Burdened or efficacious? Subgroups of Chinese American language brokers, predictors, and long-term outcomes. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 48(1), 154–169. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-018-0916-4
  • Shen, Y., Kim, S., & Wang, Y. (2016). Intergenerational transmission of educational attitudes in Chinese American families: Interplay of socioeconomic status and acculturation. Child Development, 87, 1601–1616. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.12545

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Member Spotlight, Society for Research in Child Development Asian Caucus. November 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2019 Presidential Distinction Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities, Texas State University. August 20, 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Early Career William T Grant Scholar, Society for Research in Child Development “Spirit of 2044” Preconference. February 26, 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2013 AAJP Best Paper Award, Asian American Journal of Psychology. 2014
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Student Award for Best Poster Presentation, Third Biennial APA Division 45 Conference, Eugene, OR. 2014

Selected Service Activities

International Scholars Network Subcommittee of the Society for Research in Child Development Asian Caucus
October 2019-Present
Undergraduate Advisor
Human Development and Family Sciences Association
August 2019-Present
Library Liaison for the School of Family and Consumer Sciences
Texas State University Library
August 2019-Present
Editorial Review Board Member
Journal of Youth and Adolescence
June 20, 2019-Present
Editorial Review Board Member
Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology
September 13, 2017-Present