Dr. Zhan earned her master's and doctoral degrees in Developmental Psychology from Cornell University. Her research interests include cross-cultural developmental topics, Asian-American identities, and teaching-related areas. She has published in scholarly journals and authored book chapters, as well as presented papers and poster sessions at international, national, and regional conferences. She actively mentors research activities by honor's students, SALT students, and directed studies students. Dr. Zhan is an affiliated faculty in the Asian Studies Program in Interdisciplinary Studies Department. She is active in international teaching activities. In 2008, she was a visiting faculty at Dalian Maritime University in China. Dr Zhan has also participated in summer study abroad programs in China, Peru, Spain, Ireland and Italy. Recent Courses Taught: Introduction to General Psychology, Life-span Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Ethnic Minority Psychology, Chinese Culture and Psychology, Asian American Identities, Introduction to Asian Cultures, Honor's Colloquium, and Directed Studies.