Xiaofang Wang Lanterman

Master's Candidate, Family Science , Family Science
Other Affiliations: Center for Healthy Families
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 1142
Phone: (301) 405-3672 |

Xiaofang Wang Lanterman is a second-year Couple and Family Therapy Masters student originally from Anhui, China. She received her Ph.D. in Family Science in 2009 from University of Maryland at College Park (UMCP), a master’s degree in Parenting Education from Beijing Normal University, and a B.A. in School Education (Pedagogy and Psychology) from Anhui Normal University in China. After earning her Ph.D., she worked in a research consulting firm for eight and a half years conducting more than 30 applied social science and education research, survey, and program evaluation projects for the U.S. federal, state, and local governments. She has presented papers at national conferences, completed a dozen reports/issue briefs for the U.S. government, authored technical proposals for grants and contracts, and managed research teams. As an adjunct faculty, she taught Parenting Today at University of Maryland University College and teaches Asian American Psychology at UMCP. Her current interests include using her research, clinic, and bilingual (English and Mandarin Chinese) skills in addressing depression, PTSD, trauma, child sexual abuse, cross-cultural adjustment, parenting, and education issues for diverse and immigrant population. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, listening to music, swimming, reading, helping with Chinese international students’ ministry, and spending time with her husband and friends.