Ming-Te Wang

Professor, University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychology

Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Education

Senior Scientist, Learning Research & Development Center

Lab

http://wangresearch.pitt.edu/index.php

Research Interests

  • Achievement motivation and engagement
  • Risk and resilience
  • Racial and gender identity development
  • School/classroom climate
  • Family socialization
  • Social and emotional development
  • STEM learning and interest development
  • Behavioral problems and mental health
  • Transition from childhood to adolescence to adulthood.

Community & Family-based Learning Educational Achievement Equity Learning Opportunities Mathematics Learning & Instruction Minoritized Groups Motivation Science Learning & Instruction Socio-cultural Factors

Related Research Areas

Developmental Processes and Outcomes Educational Opportunities, Equity, & Attainment Motivation & Engagement STEM

Recent Publications

Wang, M.T., Henry, D.A., Scanlon, C.L. Del Toro, J., & Voltin, S.E. (2022). Adolescent psychosocial adjustment during COVID-19: an intensive longitudinal study. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology.

Del Toro, J., Fine, A., & Wang, M.T. (2022). The intergenerational effects of paternal incarceration on children’s social and psychological well-being from early childhood to adolescence. Development and Psychopathology, 1-12. doi:10.1017/S0954579421001693

Del Toro, J., Fine, A., & Wang, M. (2022). The intergenerational effects of paternal incarceration on children’s social and psychological well-being from early childhood to adolescence. Development and Psychopathology, 1-12. doi:10.1017/S0954579421001693

Del Toro, J., Jackson, D. B., & Wang, M.-T. (2022). The policing paradox: Police stops predict youth’s school disengagement via elevated psychological distress. Developmental Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/dev0001361

Wang, MT., Henry, D.A., Wu, W., Del Toro, J., & Huguley, J.P. (2022). Racial stereotype endorsement, academic engagement, mindset, and performance among black and white american adolescents. J Youth Adolescence, 51, 984–1001.

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News and Awards

Ming-Te Wang has been recognized as a highly cited researcher in the category of Psychiatry and Psychology! Wang was recognized by Clarivate for his research influence, demonstrated by the production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for his field and year in the Web of Science™

November 21, 2022

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Ming-Te Wang was featured in the November 2022 Research News. His co-led Just Discipline Project expands to 12 more local schools in 2022 and another eight in 2023, with grants from the U.S. Department of Education, the Institute for Educational Science, The Heinz Endowments, and Pittsburgh's Children’s Hospital.

November 8, 2022

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Just Discipline Project Expands to More Schools This Fall Co-led by Ming-Te Wang, LRDC Senior Scientist, and James Huguley, Associate Dean, School of Social Work, the Just Discipline project will expand to include 12 more Pennsylvania schools this fall and another eight next year, supported by a $4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, $3 million from the Institute for Educational Sciences, and locally by The Heinz Endowments and The Pittsburgh Study at Children’s Hospital.

October 17, 2022

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LRDC Researchers Jamie Hanson and Ming-Te Wang, along with Jaime Booth, Pitt Social Work, recently received an NIMH grant, "Investigating Links Between Racial and Ethnic Discrimination, Neurobiology, and Internalizing Symptomatology."

August 29, 2022

Ming-Te Wang and Juan Del Toro were featured in the August 2 Huffington Post article "1 in 2 Black Teens Experienced Racism Online In 2020. What Parents Should Know."

August 8, 2022

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Contact

531 MURDC

mtwang@pitt.edu

(412) 624-6857

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