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Christine Jean Yeh University of San Francisco, USA, Teachers College, Columbia University, USA

Christine J. Yeh, Ph.D.: Professor and Chair, Department of Counseling, School of Education, University of San Francisco. Dr. Yeh received her B.A. in Psychology from Swarthmore College, her Masters Degree in Human Development from Harvard University, and her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Stanford University. From 1998-2006, Dr. Yeh was an Assistant/Associate Professor at Teachers College, Columbia University. She has more than 50 publications in the areas of poverty, racism, social justice, ethnic identity, cultural adjustment, mental health use, and school-based intervention programs for culturally diverse children and youth. She is co-author of the Handbook of School Counseling (2008; Taylor & Francis Publishers). She has received grants from the NIMH, Spencer Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Carnegie Foundation, Rose Foundation, and was recently Principal Investigator of a 5-year NIMH grant examining the cultural adjustment, academic achievement, and mental health of low-income, immigrant students. She is on several Editorial Boards including Journal of Counseling Psychology, Training and Education in Professional Psychology, and Asian American Psychology. She is the recipient of several academic honors and awards including: the American Educational Research Association Outstanding Research Award (2009), the American Psychological Association Community Service Award (2007), Asian American Psychological Association Community Leadership Award (2006), the American Counseling Association Award for Outstanding Research (2006), and five outstanding teaching awards from Columbia University.