Dr. Mylien Duong is a Ruth L. Kirschstein postdoctoral fellow at the University of Washington. She studied child clinical psychology and received a PhD from the University of Southern California in 2011, under the advisement of Dr. David Schwartz. She completed her psychology internship at the University of Washington Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
Her research focuses on the influence of peers on the academic achievement of adolescents, particularly among ethnic minority youth. During her fellowship, she hopes to develop a socio-emotional intervention to improve academic performance among ethnic minority youth at risk for school failure.