Hung-Bin Sheu

Hung-Bin Sheu
Associate Professor & Department Chair
Educational & Counseling Psychology

Contact

Catskill 217
Education

PhD, University of Maryland

Dr. Hung-Bin Sheu
About

Currently the chair of the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, Dr. Sheu joined the Counseling Psychology faculty in 2011.  He has research interests in cross-cultural well-being and health research, vocational psychology, and multicultural counseling and training.  His current research focuses on (a) measurement of health related variables (e.g., health behaviors, health literacy, health outcome expectations) and their relations to mental and physical health outcomes among individuals with diverse cultural/racial/ethnic backgrounds; (b) cross-cultural/cross-racial investigation on well-being and career development from multiple theoretical perspectives, and (c) development of counselors’ multicultural counseling competencies.  He has served on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Counseling Psychology and the Journal of Vocational Behavior published in the U.S. and the Chinese Journal of Counseling and Guidance published in Taiwan.  He is a member of the American Psychological Association and several other professional organizations.  As a licensed psychologist, Dr. Sheu has clinical interests in cross-cultural adjustment, acculturation, college students, vocational counseling, and psychodynamic approaches.

Teaching: Analysis of covariance structures (a.k.a. structural equation modeling), multicultural counseling, advanced counseling psychology doctoral practicum, vocational psychology

Current research areas: Assessment of health behaviors and literacy, cross-cultural well-being and health research, social cognitive career theory, multicultural counseling and training, instrument development and meta-analysis

Selected publications (* student co-authors):

Sheu, H., & *Wang, X. (2019). Social cognitive career theory: Overview and practical applications. In N. Arthur, R. Neault, & M. McMahon (Eds.), Career theory and models at work: Ideas for practice (pp. 379-388). Toronto, Canada: Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling.

Sheu, H., & *Phrasavath, L. (2019). Social cognitive career theory: Empirical evidence and cross-cultural applications. In N. Arthur & M. McMahon (Eds.), Contemporary theories of career development: International perspectives (pp. 47-60). Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge.

Sheu, H., Lent, R. W., Miller, M. J., *Penn, L. T., *Cusick, M. E., & *Truong, N. N. (2018). Sources of self-efficacy and outcome expectations in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics domains: A meta-analysis. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 109, 118-136.

Lent, R. W., Sheu, H., Miller, M. J., *Cusick, M. E., *Lee, T. P., & *Truong, N. N. (2018). Predictors of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics choice options: A meta-analytic path analysis of the social-cognitive choice model by gender and race/ethnicity. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 65, 17-35.

Sheu, H., *Liu Y., & *Li, Y. (2017). Well-being of college students in China: Testing a modified social cognitive model. Journal of Career Assessment, 25, 144-158.

Sheu, H., & *Bordon, J. J. (2017). SCCT research in the international context: Empirical evidence, future directions, and practical implications. Journal of Career Assessment, 25, 58-74.

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.

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. (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).

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., *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.

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.

Sheu, H., & Lent, R. W. (2007). Development and initial validation of the Multicultural Counseling Self-Efficacy Scale – Racial Diversity Form. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 44, 30-45.

Recent conference presentations (* student co-authors):

Sheu, H., *Lui, A. M., & *Wang X. (2019, August). Health behaviors of Asian immigrants: A scale development study. Poster presented at the 2019 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Chicago, IL.

Sheu, H. (2019, August). A social cognitive view on the study of well-being. In R. W. Lent (Chair), Social Cognitive Career Theory at 25: Agency, equity, and well-being. Paper presented at the 2019 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Chicago, IL.

Sheu, H., Lent, R. W., Miller, M. J., *Penn, L. T., Cusick Brix, M. E., & *Truong, N. N. (2018, August). Sources of efficacy beliefs regarding STEM fields: A meta-analytic review. Poster presented at the 2018 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. San Francisco, CA.

Sheu, H., Lent, R. W., *Phrasavath, L., *Lui, A, M., *Wang, X., *Cho, H., & *Morris, T. R. (2018, August). SCCT satisfaction model: A meta-analytic review. In R. W. Lent (Chair), Social cognitive model of well-being: Applications across culture, gender, and sexual orientation. Paper presented at the 2018 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. San Francisco, CA.

*Park, S., *Cho, H. & Sheu, H. (2018, August). Social cognitive predictors of South Korean college students’ well-being. In R. W. Lent (Chair), Social cognitive model of well-being: Applications across culture, gender, and sexual orientation. Paper presented at the 2018 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. San Francisco, CA.

Mir, H., & Sheu, H. (2018, August). Ethnic identity development among 1.5 and 2nd generation immigrants over ten years. Poster presented at the 2018 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. San Francisco, CA.

Dubovi, A. S., Sheu, H., *Slotkin, S., Sawyer, J. S., & Cimini, M. D. (2018, August). Using a SCT-based wellness coaching training program to enhance health outcomes in peer educators. Poster presented at the 2018 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. San Francisco, CA.

Sheu, H., *Phrasavath, L., *Bordon, J. J. & *Lui, A, M. (2018, June). Factor structure of the Engagement in Health Behavior Scale: Exploratory and confirmatory analyses. Poster presented at the 2018 (29th) International Congress of Applied Psychology. Montréal, Canada.

Sheu, H., *Cho, H., & *Park, S. (2018, June). Well-being of college students in South Korea: Testing a modified social cognitive satisfaction model. Poster presented at the 2018 (29th) International Congress of Applied Psychology. Montréal, Canada.

Dubovi, A. S., & Sheu, H. (2018, June). Testing the effectiveness of a SCT-based peer wellness coaching training program in enhancing health self-efficacy and outcome expectations among college peer educators. Poster presented at the 2018 (29th) International Congress of Applied Psychology. Montréal, Canada.

Sheu, H. (2017, August). Well-Being of College Students: Gender Difference and Impacts of Cultural Orientations. Poster presented at the 2017 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC.

*Park, S. & Sheu, H. (2017, August). Mental Health Problems in a Military Sample: The Mediating Role of Self-Compassion. Poster presented at the 2017 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC.

*Bordon, J. J. & Sheu, H. (2017, August). Social Cognitive Predictors of Well-Being: Application to Bi-/Multi-Racial College Students. Poster presented at the 2017 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC.

Sheu, H., *Lui, A. M., *Bordon, J. J., & *Phrasavath, L. (2017, August). Development and Initial Psychometric Evidence of the Engagement in Health Behavior Scale. Poster presented at the 2017 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC.

*Lui, A. M., Sheu, H., *Bordon, J. J., & *Phrasavath, L. (2017, August). Development and Initial Validation of a Self-Report Health Literacy Scale. Poster presented at the 2017 Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC.

*Bordon, J. J., Sheu, H., & *Lui, A. (2017, March). Asian Ethnic Groups’ Perceptions and Utilization of Healthcare in the U.S.: A Community-Based Phenomenological Approach. Poster presented at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Diego, CA.