Qianxia Jiang

Ph.D., Health, Wellbeing, and Prevention

Human Development and Family Studies

Entered the Program: 2017

Hometown: China

Current Program: 

PhD; Health, Wellbeing, and Prevention

Previous Education:

  • BS. Psychology, South China Normal University, 2017
  • MA. Human Devleopment and Family Sciences, University of Connecticut, 2019

Research Interests:

  • Prevention and Intervention in Childhood Obesity
  • Self-regulation of eating
  • Child care

Advising Committee:

Major Advisor: Kim Gans

Degree Milestones:

Assistantship Experience:

  • TA:
    • 2019-present TA of HDFS 1060
    • 2017-2018 TA of HDFS 1070
  • RA:
    • 2017-present Advisor: Dr. Kim Gans


  • Best Posters and Papers at the Second Health in All Policies Conference, RI (2019)
  • Mattoon-Kline Endowed Scholarship Fund, UConn (2019)
  • Predoctoral Graduate School Fellowship Award, UConn (2019)
  • Human Development and Family Sciences Departmental Award (2019)
  • Outstanding Graduates (top 100 among Class of 2017 in SCNU) (2017)
  • Honors in Department of Psychology, SCNU (2017)
  • Undergraduate Creative Activities and Research Experiences Recipient (2016)