YoungAh Park

Park, YoungAh

Contact Information

Office: BH 473
Phone: (785) 532-0118
E-mail: youngah@k-state.edu 
Curriculum Vita

Research Interests

Dr. YoungAh Park received her Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Bowling Green State University in 2012. Dr. Park joined Kansas State University in 2012 as an assistant professor.

Dr. Park’s main research areas include employees’ work-nonwork life interface (e.g., crossover phenomenon between working couples, work-family boundary management) and processes of work stress and recovery from stress.  Dr. Park is also interested in workplace interpersonal mistreatment (e.g., workplace incivility) and employees’ safety behaviors.

Recent Publications (2011-present)

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

*Park, Y., & *Sprung, J. (2013). Work-school conflict and health outcomes: Beneficial resources for working college students. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 18, 384-394. (* denotes that authors contributed equally)

Park, Y., Fritz, C., & Jex, S. M. (2011). Relationships between work-home segmentation and psychological detachment from work: The role of communication technology use at home. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 16, 457-467.

Park, Y., & Jex, S. M. (2011). Work and home boundary management using communication and information technology.International Journal of Stress Management, 18, 133-152.

Park, H-I, Park, Y., Hur, T., & Kim, M. (2011). A validation study of a Korean version of the Recovery Experience Questionnaire.  Korean Journal of Industrial-Organizational Psychology, 24, 523-552.

Book Chapters

Park, Y., & Elacqua, T. (2013). Promoting employees’ work-life balance: Work, organizational, and technological factors. In M. Paludi (Ed.) The Psychology for Business Success. Praeger: Santa Barbara, CA

Jex, S. M., Kain, J. M., & Park, Y. (2013). Situational factors and resilience: Facilitating Adaptation to Military Stressors. In R.R. Sinclair & T.W. Britt (Eds), Building psychological resilience in military personnel: Theory and practice. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Grant Funding (last 3 years)

Park, Y. (2014-2015). Investigation of perceived control over customer incivility in service jobs. College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Enhancement Program Award at Kansas State University ($10,000).

Park, Y. (2013-2014). Early Career Work and Family Scholar Program Grant by the Work and Family Researchers Network.  

Park, Y. (2013).Dual-income couples’ recovery from job stress and its outcomes. Kansas State University Small Research Grant Program ($2,000 direct costs).

Park, Y. (2011). A longitudinal investigation of work-school conflict and facilitation among working college students. Katzner Award at Bowling Green State University ($1,000).

Park, Y., Pui, S-Y, & Jex, S.M. (2010). Cyber and face-to-face incivility and employee well-being: A daily investigation. University of Cincinnati Occupational Health and Safety Education Research Center Pilot Research Project funded by National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health ($ 6,978 direct costs). Role: Principal Investigator 

Park, Y., Gopalkrishnan, P., Jex, S.M., & Yugo, J.E. (2009). Workplace incivility as a threat to safety behaviors among nurses.University of Cincinnati Occupational Health and Safety Education Research Center Pilot Research Project funded by National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health ($ 6,981 direct costs). Role: Principal Investigator

Recent Presentations (last 3 years)

Park, Y. (2014). Current research development in dual-earner couples’ stress and well-being. Symposium chair at the conference of the Work-Family Researchers Network, New York, NY.

Park, Y., & Fritz, C. (2014). Dual-earner couples’ recovery and life satisfaction. In Y. Park (Chair). Current research development in dual-earner couples’ stress and well-being. Symposium at the 2nd conference of the Work-Family Researchers Network, New York, NY.

Park, Y., Walters, K. M., Booth, C., & Sprung J. M. (2014). Student workers’ work-school conflict, sleep quality, and fatigue: A weekly investigation. In T. Crain, & S-M, Lee (Chairs). Investigating daily and weekly relationships between the work/nonwork interface and sleep. Symposium at the conference of the Work-Family Researchers Network, New York, NY. Underlines indicate student authors at the time of conducting research.

Sprung, J., Park, Y., & Jex, S. M. (2013, April). Work-school conflict's relation to psychological and physical health outcomes. Presented at the 28th annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Houston, TX.

Park, Y., & Jex, S. M. (2013, April). Mechanisms of burnout crossover between dual-earner couples and gender differences. In A. H. Huffman, & T. K. Frevert (Chairs). The mechanisms of crossover in dual-earner couples. Presented at the 28th annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Houston, TX.

Park, H-I., & Park, Y. (2013, April). Weekend experience study in predicting compensatory work effort in Korea. Presented at the 28th annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Houston, TX.

Park, Y., Gopalkrishnan, P., & Jex, S.M. (2012, April). Hospital incivility and safety performance behaviors among nurses. In Y. Park, S-Y. Pui, & S.M. Jex (Chairs), Being rude can be expensive: Exploring the incivility-performance relationship. Presented at the 27th annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego, CA.

Park, Y., Pui, S-Y., & Jex, S.M. (2012, April). Does cyber incivility add distress beyond face-to-face incivility? In B. M. Walsh, & V. J. Magley (Chairs), Integrating time and context into research on workplace mistreatment. Presented at the 27th annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego, CA.

Graduate Students:

Sooyeol Kim