Dr. Paul Yeung

"His dissertation focused on young French Immersion Chinese children's multilingual literacy practices and identity construction."

Educational Psychology, PhD

Thesis Title: Engaging With Languages and Multiple Identities: Portraits of Young French Immersion Chinese Children in Canada

Paul's areas of research interests include Chinese children and youth, multilingual literacy practices, multiculturalism, psychosocial adjustment and immigration, school health education and promotion, and curriculum and policy development.

Dr. Yeung defended his dissertation in July 2011. His dissertation focused on young French Immersion Chinese children's multilingual literacy practices and identity construction.

Paul has been working as a sessional instructor/teaching assistant/tutor marker in various education courses since September 2003. He has written many academic conceptual and research papers. His Masters of Arts thesis, "The Psychosocial Adjustment of Chinese Adolescent Immigrants in Satellite Families in Canada", provided content for articles published in the Metro Newspaper front page, NewsLeader newspapers, and SFU News.

Contact Paul: pauly@sfu.ca

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Academic Honours, Awards and Grants

Publications

Articles in Refereed Journals:

Marshall, S., Hayashi, H., Yeung, P. (2012). Negotiating the ‘multi’ in multilingualism and multiliteracies: Undergraduate students in Vancouver, Canada. The Canadian Modern Language Review, 68(1), 28-53.

Vamos, S., Yeung, P., Poureslami, I., & Hertzman, C. (In press). Parents' health literacy and their influences on their child's health and development. Chronic Diseases in Canada, 33(1).

Yeung, P., & Vamos, S. (2011). Health literacy roadmap initiative: Conducting research, analysis, and knowledge development for a health literacy approach for all Canadians. Umwelt und Gesundheit Online, 4, 42-51. Retrieved from http://www.electronic-health-journal.com/documents/U&G%20Yeung%20&%20SVamos%202011.pdf

Yeung, P. (2009). Cultural identity: Representation of mother tongues among young Chinese French Immersion students. Journal de l’immersion, 31(3), 47-49. Retrieved from http://acpi.ca/journaux/v31n3.pdf