Teaches: Developmental Psychology (241), Research Methods (230), Socioemotional Development in Cultural Context (220) and Parenting and Child Development in Diverse Families (350)

Grace E. Cho is a developmental psychologist and a faculty of the Psychology Department at St. Olaf College. She received her Ph.D. and M.A. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Professor Cho teaches courses in child and human development, diverse families, and research methods. Dr. Cho's research focuses on the variety of sociocultural factors and parenting processes that may shape children’s emotional and self development. For example, her research team (the Development of Self and Emotions Lab) is currently working on a project examining mothers’ and fathers’ beliefs about young children’s development in S. Korean and American families, and their responses to children’s expressions of emotion. Dr. Cho is coauthor of Self-Esteem in Time and Place: How American Families Imagine, Enact, and Personalize a Cultural Ideal (2018). New York, NY: Oxford University Press, available at OUP and on Amazon.

For more information about Professor Cho's research, see: https://pages.stolaf.edu/cho/