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Alice Zhang, M.A.

Graduate Research Assistant
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Professional Biography

Alice Zhang is a graduate research assistant in the Department of Applied Behavioral Science at the University of Kansas. She is currently working on the ADA Accommodations project.

Zhang is an international student from China. She has conducted research about attitudes toward authority and their relation to college students' personality and emotions; emotional security; and related factors and issues about Chinese Left-behind students. These are children who are left behind in rural areas while their parents become migrant workers in urban areas to earn a living. She interned in the China Rehabilitation Center as an assistant counselor for two months.

Research Interests

Zhang’s research interests include enhancing community participation for people with disabilities, factors that affect the participation of people with a disability, and enhancing the independence of people who have a disability.

Publications

Zhang, E., & Zi, F. (2010). The Measurement of the Compliance of Authority and Its Relationship with Psychosocial Adjustment.Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology, 18(5), 571‐574. 

Zhang, E., & Zi, F. The Characteristics of College Students’ Perceived Inter-parental Relationship and Its Relation with Security and Trait Anxiety. Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology. In press.

Presentations

Zhang, E., & Zi, F. (Aug. 2011). Study on the Characteristics and the Relationship of Security, Self‐esteem and the Satisfaction with Life of Chinese Left‐behind Senior High School Students. Electronic poster presented at the 6th World Congress for Psychotherapy; Sydney, Australia.
         
Zhang, E., & Zi, F. (Aug. 2011). Development of a Personality Projective Test: King and People. Oral presentation at the 6th World Congress for Psychotherapy; Sydney, Australia. 
         
Zhang, E., Lin, Q., Yu, J. Y., & Wang, M. Y. (July, 2011). Study of the Influence of Talent Shows on College Students. Oral presentation at the 9th Biennial Conference of the Asian Association of Social Psychology; Kunming, China.
        
Liu, W., Zhang, E., & Zi, F. (July, 2011). The Impact of Authoritative Situation on Source Memory. Poster presented at the 9th Biennial Conference of the Asian Association of Social Psychology; Kunming, China.
          
Peng, Y. S., & Zhang, E. (July, 2011). Achievement Goals and Exam Performance: the Mediation Role of Academic Self-efficacy in Chinese Left-behind High School Students. Poster presented at the 9th Biennial Conference of the Asian Association of Social Psychology; Kunming, China.
         
Education
Zhang received a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and Master of Education degree in applied psychology from Beijing Forestry University, China. She received an M.A. in Applied Behavioral Science from KU.


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