Yingqiu Pan

 Yingqiu Pan

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Work
Email: ypan5@central.uh.edu
Office Phone: 713-743-6123
Phone: 86-136-6603-1719
Current Curriculum Vitae

Personal statement:


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.

Courses taught:

Children’s Cognitive Development; Social Work with Youth and Adolescence; Program Evaluation; Advanced Statistics; Research Methods

Research interests:

  • 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