Validation of Perfectionism Measures in South Korea: The Joys and Challenges of Cross-Cultural Research
Hyun-joo Park, associate professor in the Department of Education at Dongguk University in South Korea, will give a presentation entitled, “Validation of Perfectionism Measures in South Korea: The Joys and Challenges of Cross-Cultural Research,” on June 13, 2014, at 11 a.m. in room 150 of the College of Education & Human Development (30 Pryor St., Atlanta).
Hyun-joo Park is a licensed psychologist and an associate professor in the Department of Education at Dongguk University in Seoul, South Korea. She’s a member of the American Psychological Association, the Korean Psychological Association and the Korean Counseling Association, and her research interests include problem-solving and coping, perfectionism, self-esteem, and sexual violence prevention, among others.
Prior to joining the faculty at Dongguk University, Park was a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology at the University at Albany, State University of New York. She is a co-principle investigator on a grant project entitled, “Domains of self-esteem appraisal and happiness in Korean nuclear family members,” which is funded by the National Research Foundation of Korea. Park is a consultant for the Chung-gu Family Welfare Center and has served on numerous university committees, including the Committee for Prevention of Sexual Harassment and Gender Equality and the Committee for Students with Disabilities.