Membership Committee Biographies

Dr. Han Na Suh (she/her) is an assistant professor in the Counseling Psychology program at the Counseling and Psychological Services department. She received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. 

Her research focuses on investigating culturally crucial constructs among Asian/Asian Americans (e.g., model minority stereotype, perfectionism, acculturation stress, somatization) to better understand their impact on academic, career, and life satisfaction and mental health issues. 

Kodee Walls, Ph.D., LP, ABPP (she/her) is the Director of CAPS at Indiana University, Bloomington. She is a proud alumnus of Ball State University's Counseling Psychology program and Board Certified in Counseling Psychology. Dr. Walls primarily focuses on clinical service delivery and training opportunities within university and college counseling centers. She has served as the treasurer for Div17's section on Advocacy for Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity and as the Chair for Div17's section on Supervision and Training. SCP is the primary professional home for Dr. Walls, and she is committed to the Society's success by enhancing engagement for all members throughout their professional lifespan.

Sangha Park (she/her) is a post-baccalaureate psychology student at Georgia State University (GSU). She received her BS in Psychology from GSU and is currently serving as a research assistant in Dr. Han Na Suh’s Invisible lab and Dr. Lisa Armistead’s UNIFY lab. She has also served as a President of the Psi Chi International Honors Society in Psychology at GSU. Her research interests include Asian American mental health and family functioning. In her free time, she loves to draw, learn new instruments, and bake.

Fang Xue
(she/her) is originally from China and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology at Georgia State University. She received her undergraduate education in Psychology at Franklin & Marshall College and went on to complete a Master's in Public Health at Emory University. 

Through her previous experience working with individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia, Fang Xue has been exposed to a large population of people who have experienced trauma and faced socioeconomic challenges. This experience has informed her current research interests, which include investigating (1) mechanisms of risk and resilience for individuals who have trauma experiences, and (2) the integration of public health models to expand counseling services and increase their accessibility and effectiveness for marginalized populations. 

Yan Lee
(she/her) is a doctoral student in the counseling psychology program at Georgia State University. She obtained her master's in counseling psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. 

In terms of research interest, she is interested in understanding how cultures interact with psychosocial factors, both individual and contextual, in impacting cross-cultural relations and one’s mental well-being, especially among Asian/Asian American and international students.

Taewon Kim (she/her) is a sixth-year counseling psychology doctoral student at the University of Houston (UH). She is currently completing her doctoral internship at the Colorado State University Health Network (CSUHN). She will be transitioning to faculty in counseling psychology at the University of Florida (UF) in the summer of 2023. 

Her research focuses on 1) investigating racial and economic marginalization that predicts poor-quality work, subsequently leading to mental health concerns, 2) identifying the targets for potential interventions, and 3) developing intersectional interventions that address racial economic inequity in work quality and well-being. In her spare time, she likes to hop around coffee shops, bake stuff with few ingredients, and go to galleries. To learn more about Taewon, please visit