Professor of Psychology Emeritus
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Psychology
o Research publications on alcohol use, social support, health psychology, and memory.
o Director of Career Opportunities in Research (COR), a mentoring program funded by the National Institute of Mental Health from 1981-2006, to recruit academically talented minority students into mental health research careers.
o Director of a related mentoring program at the high school level, Career Opportunities in Research and Education (CORET) funded by the National Institute of Mental Health from 1997-2006, to recruit academically talented minority students into college science majors.
o Faculty Research Coordinator (1996-2002) for the McNair Scholars Program, funded by the U. S. Department of Education to mentor low-income students who are first in their families to attend college or come from underrepresented groups so they may pursue Ph.D. studies.
o Selected to give a University Legacy Lecture, Exploring The Academic Maze, Oct. 30, 2001.
o Author of seven psychology
textbooks on memory, motivation, research ethics, research
methodology, and the psychology
alcohol and other drugs.
o Program Director. 2006-2008. Minority Research Infrastructure Support Program (MRISP) funded by the National Institute of Mental Health for 2006-2009 to mentor junior faculty for research career development.
o Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Behavior: Psychological Research Perspectives. Sec. Edition Sage Publications, 2009.
Reinventing Myself After
Publishing And Promoting My Chinese American History Books
Book Talks From Coast to Coast
Yin and Yang Press Catalog
o Southern Fried Rice, Life in A Chinese Laundry in the Deep South (2005) Excerpts : http://southernfriedrice.webs.com
o Chinese Laundries: Tickets To Survival On Gold Mountain (2007)
o Chopsticks in the Land of Cotton: Lives of Mississippi Delta Chinese Grocers (2008)
o Sweet and Sour: Life in
Chinese Family Restaurants (2010)