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Park to address cross-cultural research in June 13 talk

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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 in Korea and a member of the American Psychological Association, the Korean Psychological Association and the Korean Counseling Psychological Association. Her research interests include perfectionism, problem-solving and coping, and quantitative research methodology (scale validation), among others. Her research has been published both in Korean journals and international journals, including The Counseling Psychologist, Personality and Individual Differences, and Journal of Counseling and Development.

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-principal 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 has served on several university administrative positions and committees, including Director of Student Counseling Center at Dongguk University, the Committee for Prevention of Sexual Harassment and Gender Equality, and the Committee for Students with Disabilities.

For more information about this presentation, contact Ken Rice at [email protected].