Service & Appointments (selected)


A) Developmental:

Publications Committee, co-Chair, Society of Research in Child Development, 2023 – 2027

Publications Committee, Open Science Subcommittee Chair, Society of Research in Child Development, 2021-2023

Chair, Search Committee for Editor-in-Chief Child Development, Society of Research in Child Development, 2023-2024

Consulting Editor, Child Development, 2023 –

Editorial Board, Cognitive Development, 2021- 2025

Guest Editor, Cognitive Development, Special Issue on Multilingualism, 2023-2024

Co-Chair for Symposium SRCD, 2023, Children’s selective trust across domains, agents, and cultures.

B) Aging:

Associate Editor

Editorial Board, Innovation in Aging, 2023 – 2025

Associate Guest Editor, Frontiers in Psychology – Psychology of Aging, 2022

Co-convenor, GSA-Aging Among Asians, 2022 – 2025

Demystifying Peer Review, Editorial Boards, & Editorships Workgroup 2023

Chair, BSS, Annual Conference Gerontological Society of America, 2023

C) General:

Review Editor for Frontiers in Psychology since 2015

ISB14 & ISB12 2023 Reviewer, Scientific Committee

ISB13 (International Symposium for Bilingualism) Program Committee 2021

Chair, Thematic Section: Mother Tongue (MT) in English-Prevalent Communities: Perceptions, Practices, and Outcomes, International Symposium for Bilingualism 13, Warsaw, Poland.

Chair for Symposium ISB, 2019


Chairperson, MOE Humanities and Social Science Research Program, 2021, 2022, 2023 2024

Expert Mentor, MOE Humanities and Social Science Research Program, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024

Research Advisory Board, Lee Kuan Yew Fund for Bilingualism, 2019-2024

NIE-ERFP Evaluation and Approval Panel, 2022

Advisory Committee for Lianhe Zaobao, 2012 – 2020


Acting Head, HASS, 2022 –

Associate Head (Research), HASS, 2018-2022

Board Member, University Research Board, 2018-2025

URA-SUTD Strategic Collaboration Steering Comm, 2022-

URA-SUTD Strategic Collaboration Working Comm, 2022

SUTD-IRB Deputy Chair, 2014-2018

Acting Cluster Lead (Research/Graduate Program) for HASS, 2013-2014

SUTD Kick-Started Initiative Evaluation Panel, 2022

Risk Committee Lead (HASS) 2022-

Risk Coordinator (HASS) 2019-2022

Chairperson, Scholarship Panel, 2019-2023

Pedagogy Leadership Committee 2019-2022

SAA Selection Committee 2021, 2022

Tenure Evaluation Committee, 2018-2023