Michelle Tam

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  • Developmental, Social, & Health Graduate Student
  • Psychology
Kastle Hall 207G
Research Interests:


M.S. in Experimental Psychology, University of Kentucky, 2018

B.A. in Psychology, University of Kentucky, 2017

Graduate Training


Selected Publications: 

Brown, C.S., Biefeld, S., & Tam, M.J. (in press). Gender in childhood. In M. Bornstein (Ed.), Elements of gender development. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Brown, C.S., & Tam, M.J. (in press). Gender-based discrimination in childhood and adolescence. In D. P. VanderLaan & W. I. Wong (Eds.), Gender and sexuality development: Contemporary theory and research. New York, NY: Springer.

Tam, M. J., & Brown, C. S. (2020). Early adolescents’ responses to witnessing gender-based harassment differ by their perceived school belonging and gender typicality. Sex Roles, 1-14. doi.org/10.1007/s11199-020-01126-0

Brown, C. S., & Tam, M.J. (2019). Ethnic discrimination predicting academic attitudes for Latinx students in middle childhood. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 65, 1-11. doi:10.1016/j.appdev.2019.101061

Tam, M.J., Jewell, J.A., & Brown, C.S. (2019). Gender-based harassment in early adolescence: Group and individual predictors of perpetration. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 62, 231-238. doi:10.1016/j.appdev.2019.02.011

Brown, C.S., & Tam, M.J. (2019). Parenting girls and boys. In M.H. Bornstein (Ed.), Handbook of parenting (3rd ed.). New York, NY: Routledge.

Brown, C.S., Tam, M.J., & Aboud, F.E. (2018). Ethnic prejudice in young children in Indonesia: Intervention attempts using multicultural friendship stories. International Journal of Early Childhood 50(1), 67-84. doi.org/10.1007/s13158-018-0214-z.