Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Faculty Profiles

PROFESSOR Catherine So-kum Tang
National University of Singapore
10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260

Appointment: PROFESSOR
Office: AS4/02-30
Email: tang.catherine@nus.edu.sg
Tel: (65) 6516 7652
Fax: (65) 6773 1843
Homepage: http://profile.nus.edu.sg/fass/psytsk/
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Currently, Professor Tang is a Professor in the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Social Science at the National University of Singapore. She is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Professor Tang obtained her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of North Texas, USA and LLB at the University of London, UK. She has been a Professor in the Department of Psychology and Director of Graduate Studies in Clinical Psychology, Postgraduate Degree Programs in Trauma Psychology, Gender Research Program, and Gender Studies Program in the Chinese University of Hong Kong until 2007.

Professor Tang  is the past Chairperson of the Singapore Register of Psychologists and was the past Chairperson of the Division of Clinical Psychology and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Psychological Society. She is also one of the founding members of the Asian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.

Professor Tang is the Associate Editor for Asian Journal of Social Psychology and a member of the Editorial Board for Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, and International Perspective in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation

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Introduction to Trauma Psychology
Psychology of Gender
Professional Issues in Clinical Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Health and Community Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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Professor Tang is an active researcher with over 300 peer-reviewed academic publications, books, book chapters, consultancy reports, and academic conference presentations on violence against women (rape, sexual harassment, and child sexual abuse), family violence (child abuse, wife abuse, and elder abuse), womens health, clinical aspects of social issues, health psychology, and trauma psychology. Her research projects focus particularly on cultural aspects of psychopathology, risk and protective factors, as well as the development of evidence-based and culturally relevant prevention and intervention programs for Asians.

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    Academic, research, and public education activities 2000-2009

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