Professor and Interim Department Head
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Jeffrey Liew is a professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University. Professor Liew’s research expertise is in the area of learning and developmental sciences, specializing in social-emotional development with an emphasis on emotion, self-regulation, and executive functions. The majority of his research focuses on early childhood, but the body of Professor Liew’s research spans early childhood through early adulthood, with much of his work supported by grants from federal agencies and foundations. He actively contributes to his scholarly communities through service and leadership roles, having served as the associate department head for research and faculty development in Educational Psychology, as a 2-term elected representative of TAMU’s Council of Principal Investigators (CPI) and as a member of the CPI executive committee for two consecutive terms, and as peer reviewer or standing panel member for national and international funding agencies and grant panels, including NIH and NSF and Hong Kong’s Research Grants Council. Liew is Associate Editor for Early Education and Development, Consulting Editor for Child Development, for New Directions in Child and Adolescent Development, and for the International Journal of Behavioral Development, as well as co-Editor for the Section on Social Emotional Learning in the forthcoming Routledge Encyclopedia of Education. In 2017, Professor Liew was honored as one of the inaugural President Impact Fellows at his university. In 2018, Liew led the establishment and launch of the Developmental Sciences Ph.D. program at Texas A&M University and also earned the distinction of the Senior Scholar Research Excellence Award in the School of Education and Human Development at his university. In 2020, Liew was appointed Associate Dean for Research to help lead and support the research enterprise in his college. In 2021, Liew was awarded the Chancellor’s Enhancing Development and Generating Excellence in Scholarship (EDGES) Fellowship to sustain the excellence and impact of his ongoing research scholarship.