Joey Fung joined the School of Psychology faculty in 2012. She received her PhD in clinical psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and completed her clinical internship at the University of California San Diego (Children’s Outpatient Psychiatry of Rady Children’s Hospital and UCSD Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Services).
Dr. Fung studies cultural and familial influences on children’s social and emotional development, primarily with Asian and Asian American families. She is interested in how indigenous cultural beliefs about parental control shape parenting practices and how the effects of parenting may vary according to the larger social and cultural context in which it occurs. Her work has been published in professional journals including the Journal of Family Psychology, Behavior Therapy, Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, and Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. She has also authored book chapters and presented at various conferences. Fung is a member of the Society for Research in Child Development and the American Psychological Association.
- FR501: Research Methods, Statistics, and Design
- PC813: Clinical Interventions: Child and Adolescent
- PG852: Advanced Research Methods
Areas of Expertise, Research, Writing, and Teaching
Culture and child psychopathology; parent training programs; parent-child relations; child and adolescent anxiety; mental health care for Asian and Asian American families