Applied Developmental Psychology: teacher-student interactions, classroom quality, inclusive education, and behavior modifications.
Xiaozhu is a doctoral candidate in the ADP program. Previously, she earned her B.S. in Psychology at Qingdao University, China. She then entered GMU’s ADP program and graduated with an M.A. degree in Psychology in 2014. In the M.A. program, she worked as a research assistant in Dr. Johannes Rojahn’s BADD Lab, focusing on the maladaptive behaviors of children with developmental disabilities. Now she is in Dr. Curby's DISC lab, focusing on the classroom experience and teacher-student interactions.