Natasha Whitfield received a Ph.D. in the Clinical Developmental Psychology Program at York University. She earned her M. A. Degree at York University, and her Honours B. A. at the University of Windsor. Her main research interests lie in the study of parent-child relationships and social functioning, particularly in immigrant families. Her M. A. thesis explored the consequences of prolonged parent-child separation practices in Chinese Canadian immigrant families. Natasha’s work was funded through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.