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Hmong Research Team (HRT)

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In addition to her work individually with students on research projects, Dr. Gloria has two large research teams. The first is the Hmong Research Team (HRT) which includes undergraduates (McNair Scholars), masters, and doctoral students and has several different projects currently in progress and in review for publication. Team members are from Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Educational Policy, Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, Psychology, and Nursing. 

group photo of the Hmong Research Team

Taking time to celebrate a great year of work and Pa's graduation (Mariko Lin, Jenjee Sengkhammee, Douachong Lee, Shee Yee Chang, Asia Thao and Pa Her). 

HRT Achievements

The team has presented their work locally at the Counseling Psychology Research Showcase, and nationally at the Hmong Development Conference, American Psychological Association Annual Convention, and the Asian American Psychological Association Conference. The HRT presented two two-hour educational workshops at the National Hmong Development Conference in Spring 2009 in Appleton, Wisconsin and recently provided a four-hour workshop on Hmong student's educational experiences for UW-LaCrosse. 

The HRT and their work was recently highlighted in the School of Education's Campus Connections. Most recently, their poster, "Niam Txoj kev txhawb: Hmong mothers’ support of Hmong undergraduates" was selected for the 2010 Alice F. Chang Poster Award, presented by the Asian American Psychological Association, Division of Women. Also, at the 2011 Wisconsin Psychological Association, the HRT was awarded a Graduate Student Research Award for their poster, "Nco Txog: Hmong parents' support of their undergraduate." The HRT recently secured funding from the Kemper Knapp Bequest Committee to host a Hmong Parents' Day / Hnub Txhawb Nqa Niam Txiv on 9 April 2011. At HRT presented at the 2011 Hmong National Development Conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota where they were interviewed about their conference attendance by the Daily Planet

Recent Presentations

Note: Posters are available in pdf format upon request

Hmong Research Team (2012). Hmong parents' support and perception of their childs' education. Poster, Wisconsin School Counseling Association Conference, Madison, WI. 

an image of a Hmong Research Team poster presentation

Maimoua Xiong, Michelle Xiong, Ker Thao,
and Shee Yee Chang

Hmong Research Team (2012). Translating research into practice.

an image of a Hmong Research Team poster presentation

Saengthong Douangdara, Hnub Vang, Ker Thao,
Michelle Xiong, Maimoua Xiong, Shee Yee Chang 

Her, P., & Gloria, A. M. (2011). Txhawb nqa: Hmong parents' educational encouragement of Hmong undergraduates. Poster, American Psychological Association Conference, Washington, D.C.

**This paper is currently in review for publication. 

an image of a Hmong Research Team poster presentation

Pa Her

Hmong Research Team (2011). Niam Txiv Txoj Kev Txhawb: Hmong parents' support of Hmong undergraduates. Workshop presented at the Hmong National Development Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Team members: Her, P., Chang, S. Y., Thao, P., Lee, D., Xiong, M., & Xiong, M.

image of a Hmong Research Team poster presentation

Shee Yee Chang, Pa Her, Maimoua Xiong, Douachong
Lee, Pahoua Thao, and Michelle Xiong

Hmong Reseach Team (2011). Nco Txog: Hmong parents' support of their undergraduate. Poster presented at the Wisconsin Psychological Association Conference, Madison, WI.

Team members: Chang, S.Y., Her, P., Thao, P., Lee, D., Gloria, A. M., Xiong, M., & Xiong, M.

**This poster was awarded a 2011 Graduate Student Research Award (2nd place) from the Wisconsin Psychological Association

image of a Hmong Research Team poster presentation

Pa Her, Shee Yee Chang, and Pahoua Thao

Her, P., & Gloria, A. M. (2011). Txhawb Kev Kawm: Hmong Parents’ Educational Encouragement of Hmong Undergraduates. Poster presented at the Wisconsin Psychological Association Conference, Madison, WI.

image of a Hmong Research Team poster presentation

Pa Her

Hmong Research Team (2011). Niam lo lus rau siab: Hmong mothers‟ support. Symposium, Hmong in Comparative Contexts Conference, Madison, WI.

Team members: Her, P., Thao, P., Chang, S.Y., Lee, D., Xiong, M., Xiong, M., & Gloria, A. M.  

image of a Hmong Research Team presentation

Maimoua Xiong, Michelle Xiong, Pahoua Thao,
Pa Her, Douachong Lee, SheeYee Chang, and Saeng Douangdara

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