FASS Staff Profile

PROFESSOR CATHERINE SO-KUM TANG

DEPARTMENT of PSYCHOLOGY

Appointment:
PROFESSOR
Office:
AS4/02-30
Email:
tang.catherine@nus.edu.sg
Tel:
(65) 6516 7652
Fax:
(65) 6773 1843
Homepage:
http://profile.nus.edu.sg/fass/psytsk/
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Brief Introduction

Currently, Professor Tang is a Professor in the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Social Science at the National University of Singapore. She is also the Deputy Director of the Center for Family and Population Research and Co-chair of the Institutional Review Board at NUS.

Professor Tang obtained her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of North Texas, USA and LLB at the University of London, UK. She has been a Professor in the Department of Psychology and Director of Graduate Studies in Clinical Psychology, Postgraduate Degree Programs in Trauma Psychology, Gender Research Program, and Gender Studies Program in the Chinese University of Hong Kong until 2007. She has been a Honoarary Adjunct Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong since 2006.

Professor Tang  is the past Chairperson of the Singapore Register of Psychologists and the past Chairperson of the Division of Clinical Psychology and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Psychological Society. She is also one of the founding members of the Asian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and Asian Association of Cognitive and Behavior Therapy.

Professor Tang is a member of the Editorial Board for Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being; International Perspective in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation; International Journal of Stress Management; and Asia-Pacific Journal of Counselling.


Teaching Areas

Introduction to Trauma Psychology

Addictive Behavior; Psychology of Gender
Professional Issues in Clinical Psychology
Psychotherapy
Abnormal Psychology
Health and Community Psychology
Forensic Psychology

 

 


Current Research

Professor Tang is an active researcher with over 300 peer-reviewed academic publications, books, book chapters, consultancy reports, and academic conference presentations on addictive behavior, violence against women (rape, sexual harassment, and child sexual abuse), family violence (child abuse, wife abuse, and elder abuse), women’s health, clinical aspects of social issues, health psychology, behavioral addiction and trauma psychology. Her research projects focus particularly on cultural aspects of psychopathology and behavioral addiction, risk and protective factors, as well as the development of evidence-based and culturally relevant prevention and intervention programs for Asians.


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