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Liew, Jeffrey Professor


Jeffrey Liew is a Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology in the School of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University. He is a developmental and learning scientist, and has been nationally and internationally recognized for his expertise on social-emotional development and emotional self-regulation processes in early childhood to early adulthood. A major strand of Liew's research focuses on individuals' resilience, thriving, and flourishing, including the risk and protective or promotive factors that are linked to developmental and academic or learning outcomes. Liew has been invited for keynote presentations internationally. He has also been invited for his expertise and served as a grant reviewer or as panel member for the National Institute of Health (NIH), the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Ministry of Education of Singapore, and the University Grants Committee of Hong Kong. Dr. Liew was elected as an American Psychological Association (APA) Fellow for outstanding contributions and national impact in the field of psychology, and he has authored more than 100 scholarly publications with much of his work funded by state, federal, or foundation grants, including the NIH and the NSF. Liew has served in multiple leadership positions, including the Associate Dean for Research in his School and Interim Head for his Department. He is the incoming Editor-in-Chief of Early Education and Development and Co-Editor of the Section on Social Emotional Learning in the Routledge Encyclopedia of Education.

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