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Joyce Gao

PhD candidate

Name
D. Gao
Telephone
+31 71 527 2727
E-mail
d.gao@fsw.leidenuniv.nl
ORCID iD
0000-0002-7717-6288

Dan Gao is a PhD candidate at Parenting, Child Care and Development programme group, Leiden University. She earned her master degree at East China Normal University, China in 2019.

More information about Joyce Gao

Short CV

Dan Gao is a PhD candidate at Parenting, Child Care and Development programme group, Leiden University. She earned her master degree at East China Normal University, China in 2019.

Dan Gao’s research interests focus on relations between parenting behaviors and children’s social-emotional development across different cultural contexts. She is currently involved in a research project that focuses on children’s intergroup attitudes and behaviors.

Research

Dan Gao’s research involves children’s social-emotional development. She is particularly interested in how parenting and parent-child interactions promote or hinder children’s social-emotional development. Her research work involves multiple methods including questionnaire, qualitative interview, and observation. She also focuses on the role of parenting and parent-children relationship in children’s social development from a cross-cultural perspective.

Below are her research experiences:

  • 2018-2019:  Visiting Scholar, Culture, Child and Adolescent Development Laboratory,                   University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
    - Children’s Successful Transition and Adaptation Research Study
    - Virtual Reality Project: Healthy Development in Young Adults
  • 2017-2019:  Research Assistant, Child and Adolescent Health and Development CenterEast China Normal University     
     - Chinese Families’ Environment and Children’s Social, Emotional and Health Development Project
  • 2016-2017:  Research Assistant, Educational Neuroscience CenterEast China Normal University
      - Reading Ability and Visual Processing Project

Academic awards

  • 2020 Travel Grant: Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development (ISSBD)
  • 2020: Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development (ISSBD) Travel Grant
  • 2018: East China Normal University Study Abroad Scholarship. Visiting scholar research in University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • 2016 - 2019: East China Normal University Graduate Academic Scholarship

Workdays

Monday to Friday

PhD candidate

  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Pedagogische Wetenschappen
  • Opvoeding en Ontwikkeling

Work address

Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 4B14

Contact

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