Anthony Ong
Prof Asst

Web Bio Page

Current Activities

Current Professional Activities

Associate Editor, Applied Psychology: Health and Well-being
Consulting Editor, Journal of Positive Psychology


Biographical Statement

Anthony D. Ong received his Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Southern California and completed his postdoctoral studies at the University of Notre Dame. He currently is Assistant Professor of Human Development at Cornell University and Director of the Resilience and Lifespan Development Laboratory.

His research focuses on the socio-emotional, cognitive, and cultural resources that people draw upon to adapt to stressful life circumstances as they age. A central goal is to understand how certain individuals show maintenance, recovery, or even improvements in adaptive outcomes despite the presence of challenge and adversity. 

Courses, Websites, Pubs

Courses Taught

HD 2180:  Adult Development & Aging
HD 3490:  Positive Psychology 
HD 4190:  Midlife Development 
HD 4240:  Stress, Emotions, & Health 
HD 6110:  Psychology of Emotion

Related Websites

Resilience and Lifespan Development Lab

my nerdy lineage

Selected Publications