Hung-Bin Sheu

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. University of Maryland

Email: hsheu@albany.edu
Phone: (518) 442-5051

Dr. Sheu joined the Counseling Psychology faculty in Fall 2011. His primary research interests include cross-cultural well-being and health disparities research, social cognitive career theory, and multicultural counseling and therapist training. He has published journal articles and book chapters as well as delivered presentations at national and international conferences on these topics. He is currently on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Counseling Psychology, and Chinese Journal of Guidance and Counseling.

Courses Taught

  • ECPY 805: Advanced Practicum I in Counseling Psychology
  • ECPY 750: Doctoral Seminar in Multicultural Counseling
  • ECPY 726: Analysis of Covariance Structures (SEM)
  • ECPY 708: Theories of Career Development in Counseling Psychology
  • ECPY 627: Multicultural Perspectives: Counseling Theory and Practice

Research Interests

  • Cross-cultural well-being research
  • Health behavior and health disparities
  • Career development/Vocational psychology
  • Multicultural training
  • Statistics and methodology

Recent Funded Research

Role: Co-Investigator
Project Title: Broadening the Participation of Women and Underrepresented Racial/Ethnic Minorities in STEM Fields: A Meta-Analytic Lens on the Social Cognitive Interest, Choice, and Persistence Hypotheses
Source: National Science Foundation
Time Period: 9/1/2013 – 7/31/2016

Role: Principal Investigator
Project Title: Health Disparities among Asian American Ethnic Groups in New York City: A Mixed Methods Approach
Source: Faculty Research Awards Program (FRAP), University at Albany, SUNY
Time Period: 5/1/2014 – 6/30/2017

Role: Principal Investigator
Project Title: Impact of Personality, Social Support, Person-Cognitive and Cultural Variables on Health Disparities of College Students by Race/Ethnicity
Source: School of Education Research Grant, University at Albany, SUNY
Time Period: 8/1/2013 – 7/31/2017

Selected Publications

(*student co-authors)

Sheu, H., *Liu Y., & *Li, Y. (in press). Well-being of college students in China: Testing a modified social cognitive model. Journal of Career Assessment.

Sheu, H., & *Bordon, J. J. (in press). SCCT research in the international context: Empirical evidence, future directions, and practical implications. Journal of Career Assessment.

Sheu, H., Mejia, A., Rigali-Oiler, M., *Primé, D. & Chong, S. S. (2016). Social cognitive predictors of academic and life satisfaction: Measurement and structural equivalence across three racial/ethnic groups. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 63, 460-474.

Dillon, F. R., Odera, L., Fons-Scheyd, A., Sheu, H., *Ebersole, R. C., & Spanierman, L. B. (2016). A dyadic study of multicultural counseling competence. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 63, 57 – 66.

Sheu, H., & Lent, R. W. (2015). A social cognitive perspective on career intervention. In P. J. Hartung, M. L. Savickas, & W. B. Walsh (Eds.), APA handbook of career intervention: Vol. 1. Foundations (pp. 115-128). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Sheu, H., *Chong, S. S., *Chen, H., & *Lin, W. (2014). Well-being of Taiwanese and Singaporean college students: Cross-cultural validity of a modified social cognitive model. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 61, 447-460.

Sheu, H. (2014). Affective well-being viewed through a lens of race and ethnicity. In J. T. Pedrotti, & L. M. Edwards (Eds.), Perspectives on the intersection of multiculturalism and positive psychology (pp. 61-74). New York: Springer. (Empirical book chapter).

Sedlacek, W. E., & Sheu, H. (2013). Selecting and supporting Asian American and Pacific Islander students in higher education. In S. D. Museus, D. C. Maramba, & R. T. Teranishi (Eds.), The misrepresented minority: New insights on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, and the implications for Higher Education (pp. 327-339). Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

Sheu, H., *Rigali-Oiler, M., & Lent, R. W. (2012). Multicultural Counseling Self-Efficacy Scale – Racial Diversity Form: Factor structure and test of a social cognitive model. Psychotherapy Research, 22, 527-542.

Sheu, H., Lent, R. W., Brown, S. D., Miller, M. J., Hennessy, K. D., & Duffy, R. D. (2010). Testing the choice model of social cognitive career theory across Holland themes: A meta-analytic path analysis. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 76, 252-264.

Lent, R. W., Sheu, H., Gloster, C. S., & Wilkins, G. (2010). Longitudinal test of the social cognitive model of choice in engineering students at historically Black universities. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 76, 387-394.

Singley, D., Lent, R. W., & Sheu, H. (2010). Longitudinal test of a social cognitive model of academic and life satisfaction. Journal of Career Assessment, 18, 133-146.

Sheu, H. (2010). Bridging the international gap when counseling Asian and Asian American men. In W. M. Liu, D. K. Iwamoto, & M. H. Chae (Eds.), Culturally responsive counseling with Asian American men (pp. 299-317). New York: Routledge.

Sheu, H., & Lent, R. W. (2009). A social cognitive perspective on well-being in educational and work settings: Cross-cultural considerations. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 9, 45-60.

Sheu, H., & Sedlacek, W. E. (2009). Cross-cultural issues in counseling research. In C. C. Lee, D. A. Burnhill, A. L. Butler, C. P. Hipolito-Delgado, M. Humphrey, O. Muñoz, et al. (Eds.), Elements of culture in counseling (pp. 226-241). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Miller, M. J., & Sheu, H. (2008). Conceptual and measurement issues in multicultural psychology research. In S. D. Brown & R. W. Lent (Eds.), Handbook of counseling psychology (4th ed., 103-120). New York: Wiley.

Selected Conference Presentations

(* student co-presenters)

Dayleg, P., Abesamis-Mendoza, N., Sheu, H., *Lui, A. M., & *Bordon, J. J. (2016, October 29 to November 2). Health disparities among Asian Americans in NYC: A community perspective. Paper accepted by the 2016 Annual Meeting & Exposition of the American Public Health Association. Denver, CO.

Sheu, H., Lent, R. W., Miller, M. J., *Truong, N. N., *Penn, L. T., & *Cusick, M. E. (2016, August). Meta-analysis of social cognitive predictors of STEM choice in underrepresented students. In R. W. Lent (Chair), Engaging and retaining underrepresented students in STEM fields. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Denver, CO.

Sheu, H., Mejia, A. & Chong, S. S. (2016, August). Academic and life satisfaction of college students across three racial/ethnic groups. Poster presented at the 2016 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Denver, CO.

Sheu, H. (2016, July). Initial psychometric evidence of two new measures for assessing health-related social support and outcome expectations among college students in the United States. Paper presented at the 2016 (31st) International Congress of Psychology. Yokohama, Japan.

*Lui, A. M., Sheu, H., & *Bordon, J. J. (2016, July). Health disparities among Asian American ethnic communities in the United States: A phenomenological analysis. Paper presented at the 2016 (31st) International Congress of Psychology. Yokohama, Japan.

Hung, I-C. G., & Sheu, H. (2016, July). Self-awareness in the training of mental health professionals: Testing a mediational effect. Paper presented at the 2016 (31st) International Congress of Psychology. Yokohama, Japan.

Sheu, H., & *Li, X. (2016, March 31 to April 2). A social cognitive model for predicting health behaviors and health outcomes among` Chinese college students. Poster presented at the 2016 (16th) Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence. Baltimore, MD.

Sheu, H., *Liu, Y., & *Li, Y. (2015, August). Well-being of college students in China: Differences by gender and locations. Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada.

Miller, M. J., Lent, R. W., Sheu, H., *Cusick, M. E., *Truong, N. N., & *Penn, L. T. (2015, August). Social cognitive predictors of STEM choice across race/ethnicity: A meta-analysis. Poster presented at the 2015 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Toronto, Canada.

Lent, R. W., Sheu, H., Miller, M. J., *Penn, L. T., *Cusick, M. E., & *Truong, N. N. (2015, June). STEM Interests and Choices: Meta-Analytic Test of Social Cognitive Hypotheses across Gender. Poster presented at the 2015 ADVANCE/GSE Program Workshop, Association for Women in Science. Baltimore, MD.

Sheu, H., *Dubovi, A. S. Y., *Gale, M. M., & *Cusick, M. E. (2014, August). Engagement in Health Behavior Scale: Development and initial psychometric evidence. Poster presented at the 2014 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC.

Sheu, H., *Gale, M. M., & *Dubovi, A. S. Y. (2014, August). Academic and life satisfaction of African/Black American college students. Poster presented at the 2014 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC.

Sheu, H., *Chong, S.S., & Dawes, M. E. (2014, August). Longitudinal prediction of academic performance and retention of college students. Poster presented at the 2014 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC.

Lent, R. W., Sheu, H., Miller, M. J., *Truong, N. N., *Penn, L. T., & *Cusick, M. E. (2014, August). Meta-analysis of social cognitive model across gender in STEM choices. Poster presented at the 2014 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC.

Sheu, H. (2014, July). Retention and academic performance of American college students: A four-year longitudinal prediction. In H. Sheu (Chair), The development of college students: Interventions for academic success and career development. Paper presented at the 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology. Paris, France.

Sheu, H. (2014, July). Career adaptability and decision of Asian international students in the U.S. In H. Sheu (Chair), Cross-cultural adjustment, well-being and career development of Asian international students in the U.S. Paper presented at the 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology. Paris, France.

*Chong, S. S., & Sheu, H. (2014, July). Language and perceived discrimination among Asian international students. In A. Inman (Chair), Crisis of consciousness: Identity and wellbeing. Paper presented at the 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology. Paris, France.

Martin, J. L. & Sheu, H. (2014, March). Research on health-related issues in racial/ethnic minority populations. In L. M. McAndrew (Chair), Social justice: At the intersection of counseling psychology and health psychology. Roundtable discussion presented at the 2014 Counseling Psychology Conference. Atlanta, GA.

Sheu, H. (2012, October). Domain-specific and global well-being of Taiwanese and Singaporean college students: Testing a social cognitive model. Presentation delivered at the 2nd Joint Conference between Universidade de Coimbra and the University at Albany, SUNY, Coimbra, Portugal.

Sheu, H., *Hung, I-C. G., *Lee, C., *Chong, S. S., & *Chen, H-F. (2012, October). Career decidedness and adaptability of international students in the U.S. Poster presented at the 2nd Joint Conference between Universidade de Coimbra and the University at Albany, SUNY, Coimbra, Portugal.

Sheu, H., *Lin, W., *Chen, H., & *Chong, S. S. (2012, August). Predicting well-being of Taiwanese college students from a SDT perspective. Poster presented at the 2012 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Orlando, FL.

Sheu, H. (2012, August). Demystification of measurement equivalence. In S. D. Brown (Chair), Measurement equivalence of career indecision internationally. Paper presented at the 2012 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Orlando, FL.

Sheu, H. (2012, July). Self-determination theory and well-being of Asian American college students. In H. Sheu (Chair), Using self-determination theory to predict well-being of college students of Asian descent in Singapore, Taiwan, and the U.S. Paper presented at the 2012 International Congress of Psychology. Cape Town, South Africa.

*Chong, S. S., & Sheu, H. (2012, July). Fulfillment of basic psychological needs and well-being of Singaporean college students. In H. Sheu (Chair), Using self-determination theory to predict well-being of college students of Asian descent in Singapore, Taiwan, and the U.S. Paper presented at the 2012 International Congress of Psychology. Cape Town, South Africa.

*Chen, H., *Lin, W., & Sheu, H. (2012, July). Self-determination theory and Taiwanese college students’ well-being. In H. Sheu (Chair), Using self-determination theory to predict well-being of college students of Asian descent in Singapore, Taiwan, and the U.S. Paper presented at the 2012 International Congress of Psychology. Cape Town, South Africa.

Sheu, H. (2012, July). Longitudinal prediction of satisfaction, retention, and academic performance of American college students. In H. Sheu (Chair), Satisfaction, retention, and career development of college students in the U.S.: A longitudinal study. Paper presented at the 2012 International Congress of Psychology. Cape Town, South Africa.