Research & Publications
Zi Jia (ZJ) Ng joined the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence (YCEI) in January of 2020 as a Postdoctoral Research Associate. In December of 2021, she transitioned to Associate Research Scientist at the Center. In July of 2023, ZJ transitioned to Associate Research Scientist at the Education Collaboratory at Yale.
ZJ works on Project Flourish, which examines how social and emotional learning assessments work practically in schools and support students of color and their educators to thrive. Her research focuses on emotion regulation and well-being in children and adolescents.
ZJ was born and raised in Singapore. She received her B.Soc.Sci in Psychology from the National University of Singapore and her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of South Carolina. She completed her APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship at Sarah Reed Children’s Center and her clinical postdoctoral fellowship at Centerstone Kentucky. ZJ is also a licensed child and adolescent psychologist as well as a nationally certified school psychologist.
Education & Training
- Postdoctoral FellowCenterstone KY (2019)
- PhDUniversity of South Carolina, Psychology/School Psychology (2018)
- Predoctoral InternshipSarah Reed's Children Center (2018)
- MAUniversity of South Carolina, Psychology/School Psychology (2015)