Faculty Directory

Belle Liang

Professor

Department

CDEP Counseling, Developmental & Educational Psychology

Publications

* indicates authored as a student

  • Liang, B., White, A.*, Rhodes, H.*, Strodel, R.*, Gutowski, E.,* Mousseau, A.*, & Lund, T. (in press). Pathways to purpose among impoverished youth from the Guatemala City Dump Community. Community Psychology in Global Perspective. 
  • Gutowski, E. *, White, A. *, Liang, B., Diamonti, A. J. *, & Berado, D. * (in press). How Stress Influences Purpose Development: The Importance of Social Support. Journal of Adolescent Research.
  • Liang, B., Chung, A.*, Diamonti, A.J.*, Douyon, C.M.*, Gordon, J.*, Joyner, E.*, Meerkins, T.M.*, Rene, K.*, Sienkiewicz, S.*, Weber, A.*, White, A.*, Wilson, E.* (2017). Ethical social justice: Do the ends justify the means? Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 27, 298-311. 
  • Liang, B., White, A.*, Rhodes, H.*, Strodel, R.*, Gutowski, E.,* Mousseau, A.*, & Lund, T. (in press). Pathways to purpose among impoverished youth from the Guatemala City Dump Community. Community Psychology in Global Perspective.
  • Liang, B., Lund, T. J., Mousseau, A., White, A. *, Spencer, R., & Walsh, J. * (2017). Adolescent girls finding purpose: The role of parents and pro-sociality. Youth & Society.
  • West, J. *, Liang, B., & Spinnazola, J. (2017). Trauma Sensitive Yoga as a complementary treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder: A qualitative descriptive analysis. International Journal of Stress Management, 24(2), 173-195
  • Liang, B., Lund, T., Mousseau, A., & Spencer, R. (2016). The mediating role of engagement in mentoring relationships and self-esteem among affluent adolescent girls. Psychology in the Schools, 53(8), 848-860.
  • Liang, B., White, A.*, Mousseau, A., Hasse, A.*, Knight, L.*, Berado, D.*, & Lund, T. (2016). The four P’s of purpose among College Bound students: People, propensity, passion, and pro-social benefits. Journal of Positive Psychology, 12(3), 281-294.
  • Liang, B., & Ketcham, S. G. (2017). Emerging Adults Perceptions of their Development of Faith-Related Purpose. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality.
  • Spencer, R., Walsh, J.*, Liang, B., Mousseau, A., & Lund, T. (2016). Having it all?: A qualitative examination of affluent adolescent girls perceptions of stress and their quests for success. Journal of Adolescent Research.
  • Mousseau, A., Lund, T., Liang, B., Spencer, R., & Walsh, J.* (2016). Stress and losing sleep: Sleep duration and perceived stress among affluent adolescent females. Peabody Journal of Education, 9(5).
  • West, J. *, Duffy, N., & Liang, B. (2016). Creating SPACE through Africa Yoga Project: A qualitative study. International Journal of Yoga Therapy, 26(1), 73-82.
  • Schwartz, S., Rhodes, J., Liang, B., Sanchez, B., Spencer, R., Kremer, S., & Kanchewa, S. (2014).  Mentoring in the digital age:  Social media use in adult-youth relationships.  Child and Youth Services Review, 47, 205-213.
  • Lund, T., Chan, P., & Liang, B. (2014).  Depression and relational health in Asian American and European American college women.  Psychology in the Schools, 51, 493-505.
  • Blattner, M.C., Liang, B., Lund, T., & Spencer, R. (2013) Searching for a sense of purpose:  The role of parents and effects on self-esteem among female adolescents. Journal of Adolescence, 36 (5), 839-848.
  • Liang, B., Spencer, R., West, J., & Rappaport, N. (2013). Expanding the reach of youth mentoring:  Partnering with youth for personal growth and social change.  Journal of Adolescence, 36(2), 257-267.
  • Liang, B., Tummala-Narra, P., & West, J. (2011). Revisiting community work from a psychodynamic perspective. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 42(5), 398-404.
  • Liang, B., & West, J. (2011).  Relational health , alexithymia, and psychological distress in college women:  Testing a mediator model.  American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 81, 246-254. 
  • Liang, B., Tracy, A., Kenny, M., Brogan, D., & Gatha, R. (2010). The Relational Health Indices for youth:  An examination of reliability and validity aspects.  Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 42(4), 255-274.