Shichen (Freya) Fang
  • Graduate Student
  • Area: Developmental Science
  • Supervisor: Nancy Galambos
  • Office: BS-P351
  • Phone: 780-492-0036
  • Email:
Teaching Assistantships
  • Psyco 223 - Lifespan Developmental Psychology
  • Psyco 305 - Motivation for Learning
  • Psyco 327 - Adolescent Development
  • Psyco 410 - Industrial Internship Practicum
  • Psyco 423 - Advanced Topics in Developmental Psychology
Research Interests
  • Trajectories and predictors of change in psychosocial development during the transition to adulthood; Between-persons differences and within-person changes in subjective maturity, as indicated by subjective age; Trajectories of happiness from late adolescence to adulthood, based on the Edmonton Transitions Study.
Selected Publications
  • Fang, S., & Galambos, N. L. (2015). Bottom dogs on campus: How subjective age and extrinsic self-esteem relate to affect and stress in first semester of university. Journal of Youth Studies, 18, 537-552.
  • Galambos, N. L., Fang, S., Krahn, H. J., Johnson, M. D., & Lachman, M. E. (2015). Up, not down: The age curve in happiness from early adulthood to midlife in two longitudinal studies. Developmental Psychology, 51, 1664-1671.
Awards and Recognition
  • Dr. Jane Silvius Graduate Scholarship in Child Development (2015)
  • International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development 2012 Graduate Scholarship at the University of Alberta (2014)
  • University of Alberta Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship (2014)