Chenyang (Akira) Wang

Chenyang (Akira) Wang

PhD Student

University of Minnesota


I am currently a Ph.D. student in the developmental psychopathology and clinical science program at the University of Minnesota. My research examines the biopsychosocial consequences of early life stress in children, with an emphasis on parental characteristics. I am particularly interested in using data-driven approaches and behavioral genetics to study how stress alters the normative trajectory of brain development, leveraging neuroimaging techniques to identify prodromal indicators of psychopathology.

Pronouns: She/They

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  • Neurodevelopment
  • Psychopathology
  • Inter-generational
  • Data-driven approaches
  • Early adversity
  • PhD in Clinical and Developmental Psychology, 2023

    University of Minnesota

  • Master in Public Health, 2019

    Emory University

  • BSc in Psychology, 2015

    McGill University


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Statistical Analysis
Data Visualization


2022    Queer in AI Graduate Application Scholarship (USD 1,250)
             oSTEM & Queer in AI

2022    Graduate School Application Scholarship (USD 500)
             American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology & New2Neuropsychology

2019    Rollins School of Public Health Merit Scholarship (USD 47,000)
             Emory University

2019    Merit Scholarship (USD 10,000)
             Yale School of Public Health

2018    Tomlinson Engagement Award for Mentoring (CAD 300)
             McGill University