Elaine (Hua) Luo

Elaine Luo is a PhD candidate in the School Psychology Program at Berkeley School of Education (BSE). Prior to joining the BSE, Elaine received her MEd in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2020 and her BA in Education Sciences from the University of California, Irvine in 2018.

Elaine's current research focuses on adolescents' ethnic-racial identity development under the influence of various entities in their ecological system and the impact of ethnic-racial identity development on their mental health and developmental outcomes.

Specializations and Interests

Ethnic-Racial Identity; Adolescent Development; Ethnic-racial Socialization

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MEd, Human Development and Psychology, Harvard Graduate School of Education
BA, Education Sciences, UC Irvine