Lijun Li got her B.S. in Psychology from Beijing Normal University, M.A. in Psychology from Brandeis University, and Ph.D. in Family Social Science and Developmental Psychology from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Her research broadly focuses on the environmental and genetic impacts on socio-emotional development and developmental psychopathology. Specifically, she is interested in studying the effects of parenting, family relationships, and if intervention programs could improve outcomes of children and families.