Louise Chim

Louise Chim
Assistant Teaching Professor

Ph.D. 2013 (Stanford University)

Office: COR A265
Dr. Louise Chim is interested in how cultural context shapes how people want to feel, and how people experience emotions. She is also interested in how to create identity safe environments in the classroom to increase student engagement and learning. Dr. Chim does not supervise graduate students.


  • Cultural psychology
  • Affective science
  • Social psychology
  • Student engagement and learning


Park, B., Tsai, J.L., Chim, L., Blevins, E., & Knutson, B. (2016). Neural evidence for cultural differences in the valuation of positive facial expressions. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience11(2), 243-252.

Tsai, J.L, Chim, L., & Sims, T. (2015). Consumer Behavior, Culture, and Emotion. In S. Ng & A.Y. Lee (Eds.). Handbook of Culture and Consumer Behavior (pp. 68-98). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Walker, H.A., Chim, L., & Chen, E. (2009). The Role of Asthma Management Beliefs and Behaviors in Childhood Asthma. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 34, 379-388.