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Dr. Chin-Newman is interested in creativity and the arts, especially the arts and social relationships, youth arts participation, and inclusive performance. She also conducts research on social support and college student success, recently focusing on students with learning differences or any type of disability.
To learn more about her research, please visit the website of the Arts, Creativity & Education (ACE) Lab: http://www.csueastbay.edu/acelab
- Ph.D.,University of California, Santa Cruz (Developmental Psychology)
- Ed.M., Harvard University
- B.A., University of California, Berkeley
|Course #||Sec||Course Title||Days||From||To||Location||Campus||Textbook Info|
|HDEV 3302||01||Adolescent Development||M||6:30PM||8:30PM||SC-N321||Hayward Campus||View Books|
|HDEV 4010||01||Early Child Cognitive Develop||ARR||WEB-ONLINE||Online Campus||View Books|
|HDEV 4030||01||Early Childhood Social Develop||ARR||WEB-ONLINE||Online Campus||View Books|
Shaw, S. T., & Chin-Newman, C. S. (in press). "You can do it!": Social support for transfer students during the transition from community college to a four-year university. Journal of the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.
Chin-Newman, C. S., & Shaw, S. T. (2015). Strengthening campus-based social support for transfer students. E-Source for College Transitions, 12(2), 11-13.
Harrington, D. M., & Chin-Newman, C. S. (2015). Making art as a creative process: The importance of imagination, freedom and skills for talented high school students. In F. Bastos & E. Zimmerman (Eds.), Connecting Creativity Research and Practice in Art Education (pp. 151-158). Reston, VA: National Art Education Association.
Chin-Newman, C. S., & Shaw, S. T. (2013). The anxiety of change: How new transfer students overcome challenges. Journal of College Admission, 221, 14-21.
Chin-Newman, C. S. (2013). The mother of all baby books: An all-Canadian guide to your baby’s first year (2nd ed.) [Book review]. Journal of the Motherhood Initiative, 4(2), 188-90.
Chin-Newman, C., Min, S., & Fleming, K. (2011). The Diversity Mural Project: A partnership between the university and the community. International Journal of the Arts in Society, 5(6), 105-116.
Chin, C. S., & Harrington, D. M. (2009). InnerSpark: A creative summer school and artistic community for teenagers with visual arts talent. Gifted Child Today, 32(1), 14-22.
Chin, C. S., & Harrington, D. M. (2007). Supporting the development of musical talent. Gifted Child Today, 30(1), 40-47, 65.
Chin, C. S. (2003). The development of absolute pitch: A theory concerning the roles of individual cognitive style and early music training. Psychology of Music, 31, 155-171.
Chin-Newman, C., Smith, S., Engelman, A., Nair, D., & Kain, S. (2017, October). Fostering a more inclusive community at California State University, East Bay with the L.A.N.D. Project. To be presented at the annual CSU Symposium on University Teaching and Learning at San Jose State University.
Chin-Newman, C., Smith, S., & Spink, K. (2016, April). Lessons learned from the L.A.N.D. Project. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association in Long Beach, CA.
Smith, S., & Chin-Newman, C. (2016, April). Reading minds: Surveying college students with reading and attention difficulties. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association in Long Beach, CA.
Chin-Newman, C., Smith, S., Finnegan, P., & Nair, D. (2016, April). The L.A.N.D. Project: University experiences of students with ADHD. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association in Long Beach, CA.
Chin-Newman, C., Smith, S., Ayon, L., & Kain, S. (2016, April). The L.A.N.D. Project: University experiences of students with mood disorders. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association in Long Beach, CA.
Chin-Newman, C., Finnegan, P., Ayon, L., & Kupers, E. (2016, April). Collaborative creativity in the work of an inclusive performing arts ensemble. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association in Long Beach, CA.
Spink, K., & Chin-Newman, C., (2015, May). The formation of chief secondary attachment figures and how they support development in early childhood. Paper presented at the annual Stanford Undergraduate Psychology Conference in Palo Alto, CA.
Chin-Newman, C., & Shaw, S. (2014, April). Transfer student transitions: Support and engagement. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association in Portland, OR.
Shaw, S., Chin-Newman, C., & Li, X. (2013, April). Transfer student adjustments: The role of social support. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association in Reno, NV.
Chin-Newman, C., Shaw, S., & O’Neal, K. (2012, April). Family and peer context of adolescents’ participation in the arts. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association in San Francisco, CA.
Shaw, S. T., & Chin-Newman, C. S. (2011, May). Big 5 personality traits of adolescents involved in the visual arts, performing arts, and creative writing. Paper presented at the 11th annual Stanford Undergraduate Psychology Conference in Palo Alto, CA.
Chin-Newman, C. (2011, March). Creativity in the lives of high school students talented in the visual arts. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Art Education Association in Seattle, WA.
Chin, C. S. (2008, April). How talented teenagers’ musical involvement can improve their family relationships. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Music Educators National Conference in Milwaukee, WI.
Grants and Awards
CSUEB Research Grants
A Study of the Emotional Lives of Adolescent Participants in an Arts-Based and Mindfulness Peace Education Program in Mexico (2015-16)
Exploring L.A.N.D. (Learning, Ability, and Neurological Diversity) at CSUEB (2015-16)
Emergent Creativity in the Work of an Inclusive Dance Ensemble (2014-15)
Transfer Students During Their First Year at CSUEB (2012-13)
The Diversity Mural Project (2008-09)
Exploring the Worlds of Talented Adolescent Music Composers (2007-08)
The Family Context of Adolescent Participation in the Arts (2006-07)
First 5 Alameda County Program Grants
Bachelor’s Degree for Early Childhood Education Providers (2009-10)
Coordination of Early Childhood Development Option & ECE Minor (2007-09)
Coordination of Early Childhood Option in Human Development (2007)
Invited Guest Speaker
Kidz Planet Learning Centers/Moms Club, Pleasant Hill (2012)
Psychology Club, Chabot College (2011)
Ethnic and Cultural Diversity class, Moreau Catholic High School (2008)
Early Childhood Development Advisory Committee, Chabot College (2013-)
Citizens' Advisory Committee, Hayward Area Recreation District (2014-15)
Transitional Kindergarten meeting, Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (2011)
East Bay Community Foundation Scholarship Committee (2007-11)
Coordinator, Diversity Mural Project, Hayward (2009)
Faculty Diversity and Equity Committee (replacement) (2014)
Search Committee for Director of Online Campus (2013-14)
Academic Senate (2010-12)
Committee on Honorary Degrees (2008-10)
Faculty in Residence for Early Career Faculty Programs (2008-09)
Faculty in Residence for Enhancing Classroom Teaching (2007-08)
Committee for Awarding Osher Reentry Scholarships (2006-09)
Conference Proposal Reviewer – American Educational Research Association, Association for the Study of Higheer Education, Society for Research in Child Development
Ad Hoc Reviewer – British Journal of Educational Psychology, International Journal of the Arts in Society, Psychology of Music