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West Lafayette, IN 47906

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Keqin Zhang

Graduate Student

Department of Human Development and Family Science

Graduate Degree



  • Bachelor's Degree, 2019, Fudan University

Graduate Major or Research Training Area

Peer relationships, Adolescent development, Cross-cultural studies

Graduate Advisor

Doran C. French

Selected Publications

  • Qu, Y., Li, X., Ni, B., He, X., Zhang, K., & Wu, G. (2021). Identifying the role of parent–child conflict and intimacy in Chinese adolescents’ psychological distress during school reopening in COVID-19 pandemic. Developmental psychology, 57(10), 1735.
  • Zhang, K., Duan, J., Gest, G., Chen, X., & French, D. C. (In Review). Peer Relationships Mediate the Pathways from Behavioral Qualities to Childhood Loneliness: Evidence from the U.S. and China. Child Development.
  • Zhang, K., Shen, M., French, D. C., & Li, X. (In Review). Negative life events and alcohol use of Chinese adolescents: mediation effects of depression. Journal of Child and Family Studies.
  • Zhang, A. K., Shen, M., French, D. C., & Li, X. (Poster, 2021). Negative Life Events and Alcohol Use of Chinese Adolescents: Mediation Effects of Depression. The Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Virtual Biennial Meeting.