Tong Chen



Postdoctoral Scholar
Preferred Pronouns: she/her/hers
412 Moore Building University Park, PA 16802
(814) 865-1725

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Bio

Tong Chen is a postdoctoral scholar in developmental psychology working with Dr. Jenae Neiderhiser. She received her B.S. in Psychology from Tsinghua University, China, in 2018 and her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from Penn State in 2023. She is interested in studying the mechanisms of the intergenerational transmission of internalizing problems using genetically informed designs, and developmental predictors of alcohol use such as childhood mental health problems. She is enthusiastic about applying innovative longitudinal and genetic modeling approaches to tackle these important problems.