Lecturer in Psychology, Bournemouth University

Ching-Yu Huang received her PhD in Social and Developmental Psychology at King’s College, University of Cambridge in 2013.

After finishing her PhD, she went to Taiwan for a Post-Doctoral Research fellowship at the Children and Family Research Centre, National Taiwan University, where she conducted research in Domestic Violence in Taiwan, as well as training social workers, police officers and prosecutors about interviewing abused children. Thereafter, she joined Alliant International University, California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego, USA, to further conduct research in child custody evaluation, and on the effect of violence on children’s development. She joined Bournemouth University in January 2017 as a lecturer in psychology, and is currently involved in various research projects in the area of cross-cultural psychology, applied forensic psychology, domestic violence, bullying, parenting, immigrants’ acculturation, children’s social and emotional development.

Her work usually adopts multi-disciplinary, multi-method design, and has strong applications for psychological, forensic, educational and social-work practices.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Psychology, Bournemouth University
  • 2015–2016
    Postdoctoral research fellow, Alliant International University
  • 2013–2014
    Postdoctoral research fellow, National Taiwan University


  • 2013 
    University of Cambridge, PhD
  • 2008 
    University of Cambridge, MPhil