Loyola University Chicago

Department of Psychology

Christine Li-Grining

Title: Professor
Office: 107 Coffey Hall, LSC 
Phone: 773.508.8225 

Background Information
Ph.D., Northwestern University
M.Ed., Loyola University Chicago
B.A., University of Chicago
Research Interests
Social Emotional Learning, Self-Regulation, School Readiness, and Academic Achievement
Early childhood, middle childhood, adolescence, and emerging adulthood
Child Care, Early Childhood Education, and Intervention
Risk and Resilience in the Context of Poverty and Immigrant Families 
Education and Social Policy
Recent Publications
Li-Grining, C. P.Stockdale, L., Cunningham, A, Bradley, K., Papadakis, J.L., Flores-Lamb, V., Marcus, M., & Radulescu, M. (accepted). Self-regulation and academic achievement from early to middle childhood in low-income neighborhoods. Early Education & Development. 
Li-Grining, C.P., Roy, A., Koh, J., Boyer, A., Radulescu, M. & Naqi, Z. (accepted). Black and Latino adolescents' self-regulation: Placing college preparedness in context. Journal of Adolescent Research. doi:10.1177/07435584211064576
Li-Grining, C.P., Roy, A., Uriostegui, M., Radulescu, M., Naqi, Z., & Boyer, A. (2021). Promoting Educational Equity: Embedding Transformative Social-Emotional Learning in Experiential Learning. Experiential Learning & Teaching in Higher Education, 4(2), 99-105.
Uriostegui, M., Roy, A., & Li-Grining, C.P. (2021). What drives you? Black and Latinx youths' critical consciousness, motivations, and acadecmic and career activities. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 50(1), 58-74. doi: 10.1007/s10964-020-01343-6
Li-Grining, C., Naqi, Z., Johnson-Davis, K., & Franco, M.T. (2021). Social and Emotional Well-Being Among Immigrant and Refugee Children During the Transition from Home to Preschool. In S.T. Vorkapić & J. LoCasale-Crouch (Eds.), Supporting Children's Well-Being During Early Childhood Transition to School (pp.1-20). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Li-Grining, C.P., Vera, E., Janusek, L., Saban, K., Liston, Y., Naqi, Z., & Troske, M. (2021). Project CaLM: A Pilot Intervention Integrating Mindfulness Strategies into Head Start Classrooms. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 43(3), 227-238. doi: 10.1177/0193945920946484
Li-Grining, C.P., McKinnon, R.D., & Raver, C.C. (2019). Self-Regulation in Early and Middle Childhood as a Precursor to Social Adjustment Among Low-Income, Ethnic Minority Children. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 65(3), 265-293. doi: 10.13110/merrpalmquar1982.65.3.0265
Roy, A., Isaia, A., & Li-Grining, C.P. (2019). Making meaning from money: Subjective social status and young children's behavior problems. Journal of Family Psychology, 33(2): 240-245. doi:10.1037/fam0000487