Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Wan Ching

Associate Chair (Research), School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences

Email: wanching@ntu.edu.sg
Phone:
Office: HSS 04 10/ HSS-06-15C
Assoc Prof Wan Ching

Biography
Ching Wan is an Associate Professor at the Division of Psychology at Nanyang Technological University, where she has been since 2005. She received her PhD in social psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her major research interest is in the role of culture and knowledge representation in psychological processes. She has published in top social and cultural psychology journals, such as Journal of Personality and Social Psychology and Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology.
Research Interests
Ching Wan's research interests are in cultural psychology, social identity, and intergroup processes. Her current research foci include the development of shared cultural representations, knowledge selection and transmission, and the role of norms in psychological processes.
Current Projects
  • Gender and Cultural Representations of Leadership
  • Global or National Identity? The Effects of Social Connection and Cultural Knowledge
  • Objective and Intersubjective Knowledge in Goal-Directed Information Processing
  • Psychological Correlates Of Cultural Maintenance And Change Across Generations
  • SSS-Cat8 EOM
  • The Role of Social Relationship in Cultural Identification
Selected Publications
  • Lu, C., & Wan, C. (2018). Cultural self-awareness as awareness of culture’s influence on the self: Implications for cultural identification and well-being. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, .
  • Wan, C. & Lu, C. (2014). Implications for cultural sharedness when sharedness is not assumed. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 45, 25-29.
  • Wan, C. & Chew P. Y. G. (2013). Cultural knowledge, category label, and social connections: Components of cultural identity in the global, multicultural context. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 16, 247-259.
  • Wan, C. (2012). Shared knowledge matters: Culture as intersubjective representations. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 6, 109-125.
  • Wan, C., Tam, K.-p., & Chiu, C.-y. (2010). Intersubjective cultural representations predicting behaviour: The case of political culture and voting. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 13(4), 260–273.

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