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Jasmine Lam, M. S.

Research Data Analyst

Professional Profile

I have approximately nine years of research experience in the academic field. I have rich experiences in both qualitative and quantitative data collections, as well as data management. I am strong at dealing with complex large-scale data structures and applying appropriate data analysis techniques to address research questions in various topics.


Work Experience
September 12, 2016 - Present

Research Associate III

Department of Psychology, Temple University
Supervisor: Dr. Lauren Alloy

March 1, 2013 - February 29, 2016

Research Associate

September 17, 2011 - February 28, 2013

Research Assistant I (PT)

July 2, 2009 – September 16, 2011

Assistant Researcher

Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong
Supervisor: Dr. C. Harry Hui

    • Data collection using online surveys (LimeSurvey system) for a longitudinal study
    • Cleaning data and merging multiple-wave datasets
    • Data analysis, data interpretation, and preparing technical sections of manuscripts
    • Published 10 co-authored articles in both English and Chinese peer-reviewed journals
    • Prepared 11 posters and PowerPoints for professional presentations in conferences
September 1, 2011 - February 20, 2013

Senior Research Assistant

Department of Special Education and Counselling / Department of Psychological Studies, The Hong Kong Institution of Education
Supervisor: Dr. Dennis McInerney

    • Data collections using online surveys (Qualtrics system) and paper-and-pencil surveys
    • Cleaning data and merging datasets
    • Data analysis and data interpretation
    • Preparing two posters and PowerPoints for professional presentations in conferences
July 2, 2007 - September 30, 2007

Senior Research Assistant (PT)

Department of English and Communication, City University of Hong Kong
Supervisor: Dr. Wai-King Tsang

    • Data analysis and data interpretationbr
    • Report writingbr
March 26, 2007 – June 30, 2009

Research Assistant

School of Public Health, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Supervisors: Dr. Sian Griffiths & Dr. Eliza Wong

    • Data collections using focus groups and paper-and-pencil surveys
    • Transcribing audio records
    • Preparing coding schemes for qualitative data analysis
    • Quantitative data analysis and data interpretation
    • Published five articles in English peer-reviewed journals
September 2003 – Mach 2006

Lab Coordinator (PT)

Small Groups Lab, Department of Psychology, University of Oregon
Supervisor: Dr. Holly Arrow

• Built and maintained a website for the lab
• Developed online questionnaires for graduate students working in the lab
• Managed all administrative work
September – December 2004

Human Subject Pool Coordinator Assistant (PT)

Department of Psychology, University of Oregon
Supervisor: Lisa Cromer, PhD Candidate

    • Developed and maintained online questionnaires (Sona Systems) for the Psychology & Linguistics Human Subject Pool

Teaching Experiences

Visiting Instructor

STU/CUHK Joint Shantou International Eye Center (JSIEC), Shantou, China
May 13-16, 2008
Courses: Qualitative Data Analysis (Two-day intensive workshop); Using Focus Groups as a Research Tool (Two-day intensive workshop)


Shantou University Medical College, Shantou, China
September 20-21, 2007
Course: Using Focus Groups as a Research Tool (Two-day intensive workshop)

Teaching Assistant

School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
March 2011 (One session)
Course: Healthcare Organization and Management
Instructor: Professor William Ho

School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
February - March 2011 (Four sessions)
Course: Health Policy and Management
Instructor: Professor William Ho


School of Public Health, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
January 2008 (Four sessions); February, 2009 (Four sessions); November, 2010 (Four sessions)
Course: Methodology and Approaches in Qualitative Studies and Field Work
Instructors: Professor Sheila Hillier & Professor Jean Kim

Five Recent Publications

Hui, C. H., Cheung, S.-H., Lam, J., Lau, E. Y. Y., Yuliawati, L., & Cheung, S.-F. (2016). In search of the psychological antecedents and consequences of Christian conversion: A three-year prospective study. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality. Advance online publication. doi:10.1037/rel0000082


Lau, W. W. F., Hui, C. H., Lam, J., Lau, E. Y. Y., Ng, D., & Cheung, S.-F. (2016). Psychometric of the Spiritual Transcendence Scale in a Chinese sample: Is there factorial invariance across gender, occupation, and religion? The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 26, 136-151. doi:10.1080/10508619.2015.1021654
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Lau, E. Y. Y., Hui, C. H., Cheung, S.-F., & Lam, J. (2015). Bidirectional relationship between sleep and optimism with depressive mood as a mediator: A longitudinal study of Chinese working adults. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 79, 428-434. doi:10.1016/j.jpsychores.2015.09.010
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Hui. C. H., Lau, E. Y. Y., Lam, J., Cheung, S.-F., & Lau, W. W. F. (2015). Psychological predictors of Chinese Christians’ church attendance and religious steadfastness: A three-wave prospective study. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 7, 250-264. doi:10.1037/a0039216
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Lau, W. W. F., Hui, C. H., Lam, J., Lau, E. Y. Y., & Cheung, S.-F. (2015). The relationship between college students’ spirituality and quality of life: An autoregressive cross-lagged panel analysis. Higher Education, 69, 977-990. doi:10.1007/s10734-014-9817-y
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