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Assistant Professor, Ritsumeikan Asia-Japan Research Organization, Ritsumeikan University

Specialized field: Personality Psychology, development psychology, cultural psychology, social psychology
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Degree:Ph.D. (Ochanomizu University), 2013
Doctoral Thesis: Acculturation of Foreign Students in Japan: From the Perspective of Personality
Publications: Parental well-being. Satisfaction with work, family life, and family policy in Germany and Japan. Iudicium Verlag, München, Germany. 2018
Recent Papers : 1. Sun, Y., Yoshitake, N., Sugawara, M., Matsumoto, S., Sakai, A., Takaoka, J., Goto, N. (2018). Quality of life in Japanese couples during the transition to first-time parenthood. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, Vol.37(12), p.1-15.
2. Sun, Y., & Jiang, N. (2017). The Effect of Grandparents' Co-parenting on Young Children's Personality and Adaptation: Chinese three-generation-families. Asian Social Science, Vol.13(5), p.7-15.
Recent Research Interests: influence of grandparents' co-parenting on the QOL (Quality of Life) of mothers and children; mothers' well-being; the development of children's personality