Alampay, Edith Liane P.

Full Time
Administrative Position: 

Chairperson and Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact No.: 
426-6001 local 5260-62

Biography and Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Human Development and Family Studies, 2001,
    The Pennsylvania State University
  • Master of Arts, Psychology (concentration in Developmental Psychology), 1998,
    University of the Philippines
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 1994, University of the Philippines
  • Faculty Research Coordinator for the Loyola Schools, Ateneo de Manila University, 2006-2009
  • Principal Investigator (Philippines) of the Parental Behavior and Child Adjustment Across Cultures Project (a longitudinal 9-country study supported by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHHD)), 2008-present
  • Principal Investigator (Philippines) of the Decision Making in Everyday Life Project (a 9-country student supported by the Jacobs Foundation), 2010-present
  • Research Consultant for UNICEF-Manila
    • Principal Investigator, An Exploratory Study of Bullying and School Climate in Rural and Urban Public High Schools (with the Ateneo Institute for Philippine Culture), 2009-2011
    • Technical Consultant and Reviewer for Evaluation and Monitoring, 2011
    • Consultant for the Mid-term Review of the Child Protection Programme, 2007
    • Principal Investigator, A Rights-Based Framework for the Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency in Philippine Communities, 2005-2006
    • Research Consultant, The World of Urban Poor Filipino Children: Community Perspectives on Child-Friendly Cities (with the Ateneo Institute for Philippine Culture), 2002-2003


  • Associate Editor, Philippine Journal of Psychology, 2009-present
  • Peer reviewer - Journal of Family Issues; Journal of Adolescence; Journal of Research in Adolescence; Asian Journal of Social Psychology; Aggression
  • University service
    • Consultant, Pathways to Higher Education
    • Member – LS Standing Committee on Research Ethics; LS Standing Committee on Scholarly Work
    • Department program coordinator, graduate program in Developmental Psychology
    • Head of the department research committee
Professional Association & Recognition: 

Society for Research on Child Development, Member, 18 Apr 2011 - 16 Oct 2017.

Psychological Association of the Philippines, Board member (2006-2007), Chair of Division of Developmental Psychology (2007-2009), 5 Aug 2002 - 1 Aug 2017.

Society for Research on Adolescence, Member, 1 Jan 2001 - 12 Jun 2014.

Courses Taught: 

Developmental Psychology
Research in Psychology
Adolescent Development
Youth at Risk
Family Relationships
Childhood in Culture
Theory and Practice in Developmental Interventions
Cognitive Psychology


Recent Publications

Devries, K. M., Ward, C. H., Naker, D., Parkes, J., Bonell, C., Bhatia, A., Tanton, C., EdxWalakira, Mudekunye, L.A., Alampay, L.P., & Naved, R. T. School violence: Where are the interventions? The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, S2352-4642.

Lachman, J. M., Alampay, L. P., Jocson, R. M., Alinea, C., Madrid, B., Ward, C., Hutchings, J., Mamauag, B. L., Garilao, M. A. V. F. V., & Gardner, F. (2021). Effectiveness of a parenting programme to reduce violence in a cash transfer system in the Philippines: RCT with follow-up. The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, 17, Article 100279.

Skinner, A. T., Godwin, J., Alampay, L. P., Lansford, J. E., Bacchini, D., Bornstein, M. H., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Gurdal, S., Pastorelli, C., Sorbring, E., Steinberg, L., Tapanya, S., & Yotanyamaneewong, S. (2021). Parent–adolescent relationship quality as a moderator of links between COVID-19 disruption and reported changes in mothers’ and young adults’ adjustment in five countries. Developmental Psychology, 57(10), 1648–1666.

Alampay, L. P., Godwin, J., Lansford, J. E., Oburu, P., Bornstein, M. H., Chang, L., Deater-Deckard, K., Rothenberg, W. A., Malone, P. S., Skinner, A. T., Pastorelli, C., Sorbring, E., Steinberg, L., Tapanya, S., Uribe Tirado, L. M., Yotanyamaneewong, S., Al-Hassan, S. M., Bacchini, D., Di Giunta, L., & Dodge, K. A. (2021). Change in caregivers’ attitudes and use of corporal punishment following a legal ban: A multi-country longitudinal comparison. Child Maltreatment.

Shenderovich, Y., Lachman, J. M., Ward, C. L., Wessels, I., Gardner, F., Tomlinson, M., Oliver, D., Janowski, R., Martin, M., Okop, K., Sacolo-Gwebu, H., Ngcobo, L. L., Fang, Z., Alampay, L., Baban, A., Baumann, A. A., de Barros, R. B., Bojo, S., Butchart, A., & Dippenaar, W. (2021). The science of scale for violence prevention: A new agenda for family strengthening in low- and middle-income countries. Frontiers in Public Health, 9, Article 581440.

Alampay, L. P., & Rothenberg, W. A. (2021). Four domains of parenting in the Philippines. In J. E. Lansford, W. A. Rothenberg, & M. H. Bornstein (Eds.), Parenting across cultures from childhood to adolescence: Development in nine countries (pp.132-151). Routledge.

Galvez Tan, L. J. T., & Alampay, L. P. (2021). Exploring moderators of intervention effects of a mindfulness program for Filipino children. International Journal of School & Educational Psychology.

Mamauag, B. L., Alampay, L. P., Lachman, J. M., Madrid, B. J., Hutchings, J., Ward, C. L., & Gardner, F. (2021). A south‐to‐south cultural adaptation of an evidence‐based parenting program for families in the Philippines. Family Process.

Rothenberg, W. A., Lansford, J. E., Alampay, L. P., Al-Hassan, S. M., Bacchini, D., Bornstein, M. H., Chang, L., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Giunta, L., Dodge, K. A., Malone, P. S., Oburu, P., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Steinberg, L., Tapanya, S., Tirado, L. M. U., & Yotanyamaneewong, S. (2020). Examining effects of mother and father warmth and control on child externalizing and internalizing problems from age 8 to 13 in nine countries. Development and Psychopathology, 32(3), 1113–1137.

Alampay, L. P., Galvez Tan, L. J. T., Tuliao, A. P., Baranek, P., Ofreneo, M. A., Lopez, G. D., Fernandez, K. G., Rockman, P., Villasanta, A., Angangco, T., Freedman, M. L., Cerswell, L., & Guintu, V. (2020). A pilot randomized controlled trial of a mindfulness program for Filipino children. Mindfulness, 11(2), 303–316.

Ochoa, D., Banzon-Librojo, L. A., Mendez, S. E., & Alampay, L. (2019). Sulong Kabataan: Design, pilot implementation, and evaluation of a youth substance abuse prevention program. Philippine Journal of Psychology, 52(1), 5–37.

Alampay L.P., & Garcia A.S. (2019) Education and parenting in the Philippines. In E. Sorbring & J. Lansford (Eds.), School systems, parent behavior, and academic achievement: An international perspective (Vol. 3, pp. 79-94). Springer, Cham.

For a complete list of publications, click here.