Dr. Randolph Chan Chun-Ho

Dr. Randolph Chan's research areas focus on the mental health and positive development of youth from marginalized populations with a particular emphasis on sexual and gender minorities.

He is currently an Associate Professor and the Associate Head of the Department of Special Education and Counselling


PhD in Psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong (2018)
Bachelor of Social Sciences in Psychology & Sociology, The University of Hong Kong (2012)

Research Interests

Mental health and positive development of youth from marginalized populations
Sexual and gender diversity
Minority stress, stigma, and resilience


Selected publications

Huang, Y. T., & Chan, R. C. H. (2022). Effects of sexual orientation concealment on well-being among sexual minorities: How and when does concealment hurt?. Journal of Counseling Psychology Doi:10.1037/cou0000623.

Chan, R. C. H. (2022). A social cognitive perspective on gender disparities in self-efficacy, interest, and aspirations in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM): The influence of cultural and gender norms. International Journal of STEM Education, 9 Doi:10.1186/s40594-022-00352-0.

Chan, R. C. H. (2022). Development and validation of the Critical Reflection Scale for youth in China: Factor structure and measurement invariance across age, gender, and sexual orientation. Applied Developmental Science Doi:10.1080/10888691.2022.2059481.

Restar, A. J., Quilantang, M. I. N., Surace, A., Ogunbajo, A., Chan, R. C. H., Adia, A., Cu-Uvin, S., & Operario, D. (2022). Characterizing problematic drug use among transgender women and cisgender men during the emerging HIV crisis in the Philippines: Implications for policy research. AIDS Education and Prevention, 34(2), 116-130 Doi:10.1521/aeap.2022.34.2.116.

Restar, A. J., Ogunbajo, A., Adia, A., Chan, R. C. H., Nazareno, J., Hernandez, L., Sandfort, T., Lurie, M. N., Cu-Uvin, S., & Operario, D. (2022). Condom use and social capital among Filipinx transgender women and cisgender men who have sex with men (Trans-WSM and Cis-MSM): A structural equation modeling. Sexuality Research and Social Policy Doi:10.1007/s13178-022-00703-0.

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