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Shengjie Lin, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate in the Child Study Center



Shengjie Lin is a postdoctoral associate at the Center for Emotional Intelligence (YCEI), Child Study Center, Yale University. His research involves a sociocultural examination of the role of emotion and beliefs about emotions, and achievement motivation in individuals’ learning, creativity, and well-being. Shengjie is also interested in investigating how sibling status influences children and adolescents’ emotional development as well as health outcomes.

Shengjie received a Ph.D. in educational psychology and a master’s degree in quantitative methods from the University of Texas at Austin (UT). He was also a graduate student trainee at the UT Population Research Center. His work at the YCEI focuses on examining individuals’ emotions and behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic from the large-scale longitudinal How We Feel project.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    The University of Texas at Austin, Educational Psychology (2021)
  • MEd
    The University of Texas at Austin, Quantitative Methods
  • Non Degree Program
    The University of Texas at Austin, Population Research Center (Graduate Research Trainee)

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