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CYFS welcomes two postdoctoral research associates

Katherine Cheng
Katherine Cheng

Name: Katherine (Kat) Cheng

Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Doctoral degree and university: Ph.D. in Family and Human Development (Specialization in Measurement and Statistical Analysis) from Arizona State University

Research areas of interest: My research focuses on motivation and socio-emotional regulation for optimal youth outcomes in the family and educational context. I am interested in addressing psychosocial factors for well-being and stress regulation in youth using salivary bioscience methods.

What you’ll be working on at CYFS: I will be working on the Getting Ready project and the TAPP project.


Bonnie Mackintosh
Bonnie Mackintosh

Name: Bonnie Mackintosh

Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Doctoral degree and university: Ed.D. from Harvard University

Research areas of interest: My research focuses on the cross-domain relation between young children’s social competence (e.g., interpersonal social problem-solving skills, quality and nature of interactions with peers and teachers) and early math skills.

What you’ll be working on at CYFS: I will be working as a research associate on the Learning Frontiers project.