Faculty Profile for Dr. Yishan Shen

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Dr. Yishan Shen
Associate Professor — School of Family & Consumer Sciences
FCS FCS 123B
phone: (512) 245-6739

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Shen, Y., Lee*, H., Choi, Y., Hu, Y., & Kim, K. (2022). Ethnic-racial socialization, ethnic-racial identity, and depressive symptoms in Korean adolescents in the United States and China. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 51(2), 377–392. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-021-01523-y
  • 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

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: NSF Mentee-Mentor Emerging Scholars Travel Award (Mentor), 2022 SRCD Special Topic Meeting: #ConstructingTheOther. May 2, 2022 - March 25, 2023
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Member Spotlight for Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Society for Research in Child Development. May 2022

Selected Grants

  • Shen, Yishan (Principal), Goble, Priscilla Maria (Co-Principal), Weimer, Amy Ann (Co-Principal), Alfaro, Edna C (Co-Principal). Opportunities for Undergraduate Research in Human Development and Family Sciences (OUR HDFS) Fellowship, Texas State University, $5000. (Funded: September 2022 - May 2023). Grant.
  • Shen, Yishan (Principal), Goble, Priscilla Maria (Co-Principal), Perez-Brena, Norma Judith (Co-Principal), Weimer, Amy Ann (Co-Principal), Alfaro, Edna C (Co-Principal), Bishop, Nicholas Joseph (Co-Principal). Opportunities for Undergraduate Research in Human Development and Family Sciences (OUR HDFS) Fellowship, Texas State University, $5000. (Submitted: June 11, 2021, Funded: September 2021 - May 2022). Grant.
  • Shen, Yishan (Principal), Weimer, Amy Ann (Co-Principal). How Do Ethnic-Racial Attitudes Develop? Testing a Social Cognitive Pathway Linking Ethnic-Racial Socialization to Diverse Adolescents’ Ethnic-Racial Attitudes, Texas State University, $15999.01. (Submitted: October 13, 2021, Funded: January 2022 - May 2023). Grant.
  • Goble, Priscilla Maria (Principal), Perez-Brena, Norma Judith (Co-Principal), Shen, Yishan (Co-Principal), Weimer, Amy Ann (Co-Principal). Opportunities for Undergraduate Research in Human Development and Family Sciences (OUR HDFS) Fellowship, $5000. (Funded: September 2020 - May 2021). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Chair
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