Jiansheng Guo

Professor

Department of Human Development & Women's Studies

E-mail:
jsh.guo@csueastbay.edu
Phone:
(510) 885-3599
Office:
MI 3057
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Professor Jiansheng Guo, a developmental psychologist, specializes in child language development. He was born, raised and educated in Beijing, China and spent his late-teens living in a yurt in Inner Mongolia as a shepherd during the Chinese Cultural Revolution. Dr. Guo’s research interests include child developmental pragmatics with particular interest in language and cognition, language and culture, language and emotion, and language and gender. He teaches courses on child development, cognitive development, language development, and social development. The author or coauthor of over 20 articles and book chapters, Prof. Guo’s publications include articles in Journal of Pragmatics, New Zealand Journal of Psychology, and Journal of Asian Pacific Communication. He is also the co-editor of two books, one on social contexts of language, and the other on crosslinguistic approaches to the psychology of language. Prof. Guo regularly presents his research at international conferences, including International Congress for the Study of Child Language, International Pragmatics Conference, and Conference of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics. He regularly serve as reviewers for various peer-reviewed journals in language studies and developmental psychology.  He also coordinates the Alameda First 5 Early Childhood Development Scholarship Program at the Hayward campus.

Education

  • B.A., Beijing Foreign Languages Institute, China, 1977
  • Dip. TESL, University of Wellington, New Zealand, 1978
  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley (Developmental Psychology), 1994

Courses

Fall Quarter 2014
Course #SecCourse TitleDaysFromToLocationCampusTextbook Info
HDEV 310102Physical & Cognitive DevelopARR WEB-ONLINEOnline Campus View Books
HDEV 330103Child DevelopmentARR WEB-ONLINEOnline Campus View Books
HDEV 330104Child DevelopmentARR WEB-ONLINEOnline Campus View Books
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