About SSEA

SSEA Leadership

Past President (2015-2017):
Seth Schwartz, University of Miami Medical School

Dr. Seth J. Schwartz is Professor of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine. He is a Founding Member and President-Elect for SSEA. He has a master’s degree in family and child sciences from Florida State University and a Ph.D. in developmental psychology from Florida International University. His research interests include personal and cultural identity, immigration and acculturation, health risk behavior, well-being, and parenting and family functioning. He has over 200 scholarly publications and has been principal investigator of three grant awards from the National Institutes of Health.

To learn more about Dr. Schwartz, please visit: www.sethschwartz.info.

Selected Publications:

Schwartz, S. J., Zamboanga, B. L., Luyckx, K., Meca, A., & Ritchie, R. A. (2013). Identity in emerging adulthood: Reviewing the field and looking forward. Emerging Adulthood, 1, 96-113.

Schwartz, S. J., Unger, J. B., Zamboanga, B. L., & Szapocznik, J. (2010). Rethinking the concept of acculturation: Implications for theory and research. American Psychologist, 65, 237-251.

Schwartz, S. J., Benet-Martínez, V., Knight, G. P., Unger, J. B., Zamboanga, B. L., Des Rosiers, S. E., Stephens, D. P., Huang, S., & Szapocznik, J. (2014). Effects of language of assessment on the measurement of acculturation: Measurement equivalence and cultural frame switching. Psychological Assessment, 26, 100-114.

Schwartz, S. J., Des Rosiers, S., Huang, S., Zamboanga, B. L., Unger, J. B., Knight, G. P., Pantin, H., & Szapocznik, J. (2013). Developmental trajectories of acculturation in Hispanic adolescents: Associations with family functioning and adolescent risk behavior. Child Development, 84, 1355-1372.

Schwartz, S. J., Klimstra, T. A., Luyckx, K., Hale, W. W., III, Frijns, T., Oosterwegel, A., van Lier, P. A. C., Koot, H. M., & Meeus, W. H. J. (2011). Daily dynamics of personal identity and self-concept clarity. European Journal of Personality, 25, 373-385.