Ashlee Lien

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Job title: 

Assistant Professor
Community & Social Psychology

Phone: 

(516)876-4805

E-mail: 

liena@oldwestbury.edu

Building: 

New Academic Building

Room: 

2049

Courses taught: 

  • PY2340 Community Psychology
  • PY2530 Psychology of Prejudice
  • PY3550 Social Psychology
  • PY3710 Psychology and Social Justice
  • PY4130 Field Experience & Research
  • PY5510 Advanced Perspectives in Social Psychology

Education: 

Degrees:

  • 2013 Ph.D. Psychology - Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
  • 2010 M.A. Psychology - Wichita State University, Wichita, KS
  • 2005 B.A. Psychology - North Park University, Chicago, IL

Research interests: 

Dr. Lien's research utilizes qualitative techniques to focus on first-generation college student experiences, mentoring, curriculum and program development.

Select publications & presentations: 

Publications:

[7] Lien, A.D. & Thai, N. (Forthcoming). Respect for Diversity. In O. Glantsman & L. Jason (Eds.), Introduction to Community Psychology. 

[6] Lien, A.D, Fyne, A., DeVito, J., Ogunbo, O., & Prado, R. (Under Review). Promoting undergraduate student engagement in SCRA and community psychology research. Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice. 

[5] Meissen, G., Brown, K., Lien, A.D., & Lemke, M. (2017). Integrating the 18 community psychology practice competencies into doctoral education. Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice, 8(1). Retrieved from (http://www.gjcpp.org/). 

[4] Hakim, S.M., Kirk, C.M., Rowley, R. L., Lien, A.D., Greenleaf, J.P., & Burdsal, C.A. (2013). Exploring civic engagement at an urban commuter campus: Pathways and challenges. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 41(4), 279-290. 

[3] Lien, A.D., & Hakim, S.M. (2013). Two approaches, one course: An experience in experiential learning. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 41(2), 75-81. 

[2] Lien, A.D., & Meissen, G. (2012). Peer perspectives: Expectations and satisfaction with certified peer specialist services. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, 17(1), 5-16. 

[1] Dziadkowiec, O., Reinhart, C., Vu, C., Shagott, T., Keele-Lien, A.D., Banta, A., & Wituk, S. (2010). A Statewide Collaboration to Build the Leadership and Organizational Capacity of Consumer Run Organizations (CROs). In L.D. Brown & S. Wituk (Eds.), Mental Health Self-Help: Consumer and Family Initiatives. New York: Springer. 

Other Publications: 

[10] Ogunbo, O., Prado, R., Aziz, M., Lien, A.D., Baker-Olson, A. Branch, …, Thomas, E. (In Press). Community psychology practice in undergraduate settings interest group. The Community Psychologist. 

[9] Lien, A.D. & Graham, B. (2016). Early career interest group. The Community Psychologist, 49(2). Retrieved from http://www.scra27.org/publications/tcp/. 

[8] Lien, A.D. & Voight, A. (2016). Selecting a career in community psychology. The Community Psychologist, 49(1). Retrieved from http://www.scra27.org/publications/tcp/. 

[7] Lien, A.D. & Graham, B. (2015). Early career interest group. The Community Psychologist, 48(4). Retrieved from http://www.scra27.org/publications/tcp/. 

[6] Schlehofer, M. & Lien, A.D. (2014). Early career interest group. The Community Psychologist, 47(3). Retrieved from http://www.scra27.org/publications/tcp/. 

[5] Lien, A.D., Rowley, R., Long, S., Dworkin, E., Thai, N., Belyaev-Glantsman, O., Barlow, J., & Grohe, H. (2014). Social justice in the classroom: Teaching controversial topics. The Community Psychologist. 47(1), 12-14. 

[4] Schlehofer, M. & Lien, A.D. (2014). Early career interest group. The Community Psychologist, 47(1), 14-15. 

[3] Lien, A.D., Lemke, M., West, C., Schrepel, S., Hunter, J., Banta, A., Gregory, T., & Meissen, G. (2012). Understandings of mental health recovery: Drawings of mental health recovery, stories of mental health recovery, and the disability industrial complex [Video files]. Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice, 2(3). Retrieved from (http://www.gjcpp.org/). 

[2] Countryman-Roswurm, K., Greenleaf, J., Jacobson, L., Keele-Lien, A.D., Kirk, C., & Lee, F. (2011). Guidelines will enhance careers in community psychology. The Community Psychologist, 44(1), 16-17. 

[1] Lien, A.D., Greenleaf, J. P., Lemke, M. K., Hakim, S. M., Swink, N. P., Wright, R., & Meissen, G. (2011). Tearless logic model. Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice, 2(2), 1-12. Retrieved from (http://www.gjcpp.org/). 

Presentations:

[20] Lien, A.D., Fyne, A. & Jalloh, R. (June, 2017). First-generation college student perspectives on support programs and pathways to success. In Yanisch, T. (Discussant), Understanding and navigating diversity in school settings. Symposium presented at the meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 

[19] Graham, B., Boulus, M., Lien, A.D., Barile, J., Brown, K., Clark, L., & Gleason, K.D. (June, 2017). Early career trajectories in community psychology: A presentation of findings and discussion of implications. Roundtable presented at the meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 

[18] Barile, J. P., Sabina, C., Schlehofer, M., & Lien, A.D. (June, 2015). Early career community psychologist needs assessment: Where we are and where we need to go. Roundtable presented at the meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, Lowell, MA. 

[17] Brown, K., Suiter, S., Hostetler, A.J., Johnson-Hakim, S., Lien, A.D., Schlehofer, M., Wolfe, S.M., & Berkowitz, B. (June, 2015). Building lasting connections with masters students: Planning for today, tomorrow, and the next 50 years of community psychology. Roundtable presented at the meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, Lowell, MA. 

[16] Lien, A.D., Mortisugu, J., Lee, G., Francois, D., Lee, R., Richardson, W., Palmer, G., Olson, B., & Rowley, R. (June, 2015). Racial justice: Exploring the role of community psychology. Roundtable presented at the meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, Lowell, MA. 

[15] Lien, A. & Rowley, R. (June, 2015). Teaching about racism and privilege in diverse academic settings. Workshop presented at the meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, Lowell, MA. 

[14] Schlehofer, M., Lien, A.D., Angelique, H., Balcazar, F., Chan, W.Y., Culley, M., Martin, P., Reich, S.M., & Sabina, C. (June, 2015). Supporting academics from marginalized groups during the tenure and promotion process. Roundtable presented at the meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, Lowell, MA. 

[13] Lien, A.D. (April, 2015). Identifying risk and resilience among first-generation college students: A qualitative approach. In A. Lien (Discussant), Addressing disparity in the classroom. Symposium presented at Old Westbury’s 11th Annual Faculty Conference, Old Westbury, NY. 

[12] Lien, A.D. & Nwigwe, M. (June, 2014). Asset-based approaches to enhance college environments. Roundtable discussion presented at the meeting of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Portland, OR. 

[11] Lien, A.D., Price, M., & Li, S. (April, 2014). The impact of perspective on race-based choices. In A. Lien (Discussant), An interdisciplinary approach to the study of social inequality. Symposium presented at Old Westbury’s 10th Annual Faculty Conference, Old Westbury, NY. 

[10] Lien, A.D. (October, 2013). Empowering students for ongoing social action. Roundtable presented at the meeting of the Psychologists for Social Responsibility, New York. 

[9] Lien, A.D., Grohe, H., Thai, N., Rowley, R. Ronayne, M., Long, S., et al. (June, 2013). Social justice in the classroom: Teaching controversial topics. Roundtable presented at the meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, Miami. 

[8] Lien, A.D. & Hakim, S.M. (June, 2013). Two approaches, one course: An experience in experiential learning. In S. M. Phillips, & M. Schlehofer (Discussants) Thriving in the undergraduate community psychology classroom: Experiential learning. Symposium presented at the meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, Miami. 

[7] Belyaev-Glantsman, O., Bottom, T., Greenleaf, J., Hakim, S., Harvey, R., Keele-Lien, A.D., et al. (June, 2011). Branding community psychology education. Town hall session presented at the meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, Chicago. 

[6] Hakim, S., Greenleaf, J., Keele-Lien, A.D., Kirk, C., Lee, F., & Rowley, R. (June, 2011). Civic engagement in university students. In C. Kirk (Discussant), Sense of community and civic engagement on an urban commuter campus. Symposium presented at the meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, Chicago. 

[5] Keele-Lien, A.D., Lemke, M., West, C., Schrepel, S., Hunter, J., Banta, A., et al. (June, 2011). Understandings of mental health recovery. Innovative session presented at the meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, Chicago. 

[4] Grant, E. A., Keele-Lien, A.D., & Meissen, G. (June, 2010). Job turnover in the mental health system: Examination of risk and protective factors for employment retention in paid peer support services. Oral presentation at the meeting of the Third International Conference on Community Psychology, Puebla, Mexico. 

[3] Lewis-Moss, R., Kirk, C., Lee, F., Sly, J., Stowell, D., Nilsen, K., & Keele-Lien, A.D. (April, 2010). The community psychology brand: Tips for promoting our program. Roundtable presented at the meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago. 

[2] Wituk, S., Grant, E., Swink, N., Keele-Lien, A.D., Reinhart, C., & Meissen, G. (June, 2009). Mental health certified peer specialists: Integrating peer support into the mental health system. In G. Meissen (Discussant), Mental health peer support: Recent advances and future direction for theory, research, practice, and policy. Symposium presented at the meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, New Jersey. 

[1] Lien, A.D. & Gray, E. K. (May, 2005). Individual differences in social perception. Paper presented at the Psi Chi induction ceremony, North Park University. 

Posters:

[10] McCabe, K., Rahman, N., McCorkle, A., DeVito, J., & Lien, A.D. (June, 2017). First-generation college students and experiences of stress. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 

[9] Graham, B., Lien, A.D., Boulus, M., Beasley, C., Brown, K., & Barile, J. (August, 2016). Society for Community Research & Action (APA Division 27) Community Psychology Early Career Interest Group. Poster presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO. 

[8] Chotkowski, M. & Lien, A.D. (June, 2015). Blazing the trail: Strengths and challenges of first generation college students at SUNY College at Old Westbury. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, Lowell, MA. 

[7] Keele-Lien, A.D., & Meissen, G. (April, 2010). Peer perspectives: Benefits and satisfaction with certified peer specialist services. Poster presented at the meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago. 

[6] Dziadkowic, O., Vu, C., Reinhart, C., Shagott, T., Banta, A., Keele-Lien, A.D., et al. (June, 2009). Predicting membership in consumer-run organizations: A longitudinal study. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, New Jersey. 

[5] Grant, E.A., Reinhart, C., Keele-Lien, A.D., Swink, N., & Meissen, G. (June, 2009). Certified peer specialists in Kansas: A first year analysis. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, New Jersey. 

[4] Keele-Lien, A.D., Grant, E. A., Reinhart, C., Swink, N., & Wituk, S. (June, 2009). Certified peer specialist services: Benefits for providers and recipients of services. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, New Jersey. 

[3] Dziadkowic, O., Vu, C., Shagott, T., Reinhart, C., Keele-Lien, A.D., Swink, N., et al. (May, 2009). New CRO member characteristics as related to ongoing CRO membership. Poster presented at the meeting of the Graduate Research and Scholarly Projects Symposium, Wichita State University. 

[2] Grant, E.A., Reinhart, C., Keele-Lien, A.D., Swink, N., Wituk, S., & Meissen, G. (May, 2009). An examination of becoming a mental health certified peer specialist. Poster presented at the Graduate Research and Scholarly Projects Symposium, Wichita State University. 

[1] Lien, A.D., & Gray, E.K. (May, 2005). Individual differences in social perception. Poster presented at the meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago.