Yoon Young Kwak

Fall 2012

Areas of interest

Risk and resilience factors for adolescent development, adolescent maltreatment, adolescents in minorities, biopsychosocial perspectives, quantitative analysis, advanced methodology

Education

Present Ph.D. student, Human Development & Family Studies, Purdue University
2016 M.S., Statistics, Purdue University
2009 M.A., Child & Family Studies, Yonsei University
2007 B.A., Psychology, Yonsei University
2004-2005 Exchange Student, University of California Santa Barbara

Fellowships, Scholarships, Awards and Honors

2016-2017     Purdue Research Foundation Research Award, Purdue University, $17,215
2012-2016 Frederick N. Andrews Fellowship, Purdue University, $48,442 per year
2016 Compton Graduate Student Research Methods Training or Professional Development Award, $500
2015 Ingestive Behavior Research Center Student Travel Award, $1000
2015-2016 Ingestive Behavior Research Center Grant, $16,325
2015 Graduate Teaching Award, Purdue University Teaching Academy
2014 Purdue Graduate Student Government Travel Grant, $1,000
2007-2008 Internal Scholarship, Yonsei University, $2,900
2007-2008 Teaching Assistantship, Yonsei University, $10,000
2007 Graduate School Scholarship, Yonsei University, $800
2005 Dean’s Honors, University of California, Santa Barbara
2005 High Honors, Yonsei University

Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles

  • Christ, S. L., Kwak, Y., & Lu, T. (in press). Adolescents' experience of parental psychological caregiving and neglect: Construct development. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.

  • Kwak, Y., Lu, T., & Christ, S. L. (in press). Organized and unstructured activity participation among adolescents involved with Child Protective Services in the United States. Child & Youth Care Forum. doi:10.1007/s10566-017-9392-3

  • Kwak, Y., Taylor, Z. E., Anaya, L. Y., Feng, Y., Evich, C. D., & Jones, B. L. (2017). Cumulative family stress and diurnal cortisol responses in Midwest Latino families. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 39(1), 82-97.

  • Choi, H. Y., Kwak, Y., & Bae, J. (2015). Pyscho-social determinants discriminating adolescent prostitution. The Korean Journal of Rehabilitation Psychology, 22(1), 223-236.

  • Choi, H. Y., Kwak, Y., Kim, E. Y., & Bae, J. M. (2011). A study on the process of youth's escaping from prostitution: Based on the grounded theory methodology. The Korea Journal of Youth Counseling, 19(1), 187-207.

  • Lim, E., & Kwak, Y. (2011). Women college students' leave of absence types and related factors. The Journal of Vocational Education Research, 30(2), 231-248.

  • Kwak, Y., & Chung, M. J. (2010). The effects of child-rearing practices and college students' financial independence on their psychological well-being and self-efficacy. Studies on Korean Youth, 21(3), 121-141.

Governmental Report

  • Bae, J. M., Choi, H. Y., Kim, E. Y., & Kwak, Y. (2010). Revision of an education program for sexually exploited youth. Seoul: The Korean Ministry of Gender Equality & Family.

Books

  • Lim, E., Seo, Y. J., & Kwak, Y. (2012). Guidelines for using CareerNet Vocational Aptitude Inventory for adolescents. Seoul: Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education & Training.

  • Bae, J. M., Choi, H. Y., Kim, E. Y., Kwak, Y., & Jin, R. Y. (2010). JUMP manual: Revision of an education program for sexually exploited youth. Seoul: The Korean Ministry of Gender Equality & Family.

Thesis

  • Kwak, Y. (2009). The effects of parents' child-rearing practices and college students' financial independency on their psychological well-being. Unpublished Master’s thesis, Yonsei University.

Presentations

  • Christ, S. L., Kwak, Y., Lu, T., & Coppola, E. (2016, June). Adolescent and young adult mental well-being resulting from caregiver psychological neglect in adolescence. Paper presented at the 5th PAIRFAM Interdisciplinary International Conference: Parenting, Co-Parenting and Child Well-Being in Changing Families, Munich, Germany.

  • Kwak, Y., Taylor, Z. E., Anaya, L. A., &  Jones, B. L. (2016, April). Cumulative stress events and diurnal cortisol cycles in Latino pre-adolescents living in the Midwest. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Baltimore, MD.

  • Kwak, Y., Taylor, Z. E., Anaya, L. A., &  Jones, B. L. (2015, October). Cumulative stress events and diurnal cortisol cycles in Latino pre-adolescents living in the Midwest. Poster presented at the College of Health and Human Sciences Fall Research Day, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

  • Kwak, Y., & Christ, S. L. (2014, November). Children’s depression change over time during the process of parents’ divorce. Poster presented at the NCFR 76th Conference, Baltimore, MD.

  • Kwak, Y., & Christ, S. L. (2014, September). Development of a new measure of caregiver psychological neglect of adolescents. Poster presented at the 2014 SRCD Special Topic Meeting: Developmental Methodology, San Diego, CA.

  • Kwak, Y., Lu, T., & Christ, S. L. (2014, October). Organizational engagement and informal activities among adolescents involved with Child Protective Services (CPS) in the U.S. Poster presented at the College of Health and Human Sciences Fall Research Day, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

  • Kwak, Y., Lu, T., & Christ, S. L. (2014, March). Organizational engagement and informal activities among adolescents involved with Child Protective Services (CPS) in the U.S. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Austin, TX.

  • Kwak, Y., Choi, H. Y., & Bae, J. M. (2013, April). Risk factors differentiating female adolescents’ sexual exploitation status in South Korea. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

Certifications

2015     SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9, SAS Institute

2010     Youth Counselor Qualification, Korea Youth Counseling Center

2009     Vocational Counselor, Human Resources Development Service of Korea


Advisor: Dr. Sharon Christ

Yoon Young Kwak

Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant

Human Development and Family Studies

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