B.A., Anhui Normal University, 1997
M.S., Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2000
M.A., University of California at Riverside, 2005
Ph.D., University of California at Riverside, 2007
Supervising community-based and school-based social programs for helping youth and adolescents with learning and behavioral problems.
Children’s Cognitive Development; Social Work with Youth and Adolescence; Program Evaluation; Advanced Statistics; Research Methods
- Youth and adolescents’ cognitive and social development
- Autonomous motivation
- Professional development of social workers
- College students’ critical thinking and major identity
Pan, Y., Gauvain, M., & Schwartz, S. J. (revision and resubmitted). Do parents’ collectivistic tendency and filial piety facilitate autonomous motivation among Chinese young adolescents? Emotion and Motivation
Pan, Y. & Gauvain, M. (2012). The continuity of college students’ autonomous learning motivation and its predictors: A three-year longitudinal study. Learning and Individual Differences, 22, 92-99.
Pan, Y. & Liu. Z. (2010). Effects of parent-child separation and contacts on Chinese rural left-behind children’s mental health. Asian Journal of Counseling., 2010, 1&2, 41-59.Pan, Y., Gauvain, M., Liu. Z., & Cheng, L. (2006). American and Chinese parental involvement in young children's mathematics learning. Cognitive Development, 21, 17-35