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Curriculum Vita L o r a E. P a r k
Department of Psychology 309 N. Division St. University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI 48104 530 Church St. (734) 945-4687 Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1043 lepark@umich.edu (734) 647-3933 http://sitemaker.umich.edu/lora.park ______________________________________________________________________________ CURRENT POSITION The State University of New York at Buffalo Buffalo, NY
 Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology (Social) Beginning September 2005

EDUCATION University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI
 Ph.D., Department of Psychology (Social) Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Crocker Thesis title: “Contingencies of self-worth, self-validation goals, and threats to self: Implications for interpersonal relationships” M.A., Department of Psychology (Social) Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Crocker Thesis title: “The interpersonal consequences of seeking self-esteem” July 2005

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University of Washington Seattle, WA
 B.S. with Honors, Department of Psychology Advisor: Dr. Anthony G. Greenwald Thesis title: “Implicit indicators of women’s persistence in math, science, and engineering” 1996 – 2000

SELECTED FELLOWSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS, AND ACADEMIC HONORS
          National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (2002-2005) Institute for Social Research Minority Social Science Training Award (2004) Society for Personality and Social Psychology Diversity Travel Award (2003) Society for Personality and Social Psychology Summer Institute (University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; 2003) International Positive Psychology Fellow (2003) American Psychological Society Student Travel Award (2002) Patricia Gurin Distinguished Lecture Award (2002) National Institute of Mental Health Research Traineeship (2000-2002) 1st place, Psi Chi/J. P. Guilford National Undergraduate Research Award (2001) Magna cum laude (2000)

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Mortar Board Honor Society Scholarship (1999) Korean American Foundation Scholarship (1999) University of Washington Undergraduate Scholar Award (1996, 1998) American Psychological Association Summer Science Institute (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; 1998) University of Washington Honors Program (1996-2000)

RESEARCH GRANTS University of Michigan  Psychology Dissertation/Thesis Grant  Rackham Discretionary Funds University of Washington  Psi Chi Undergraduate Research Grant  University Education Grant  Mary Gates Research Training Grant RESEARCH INTERESTS The self, self-esteem, motivation, interpersonal processes, close relationships, attachment styles, social development. PUBLICATIONS
  Park, L. E., & Crocker, J. (in press). The interpersonal consequences of seeking self-esteem. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Park, L. E., Crocker, J., & Vohs, K. D. (in press). Contingencies of self-worth and self-validation goals: Implications for close relationships. To appear in K. D. Vohs & E. J. Finkel (Eds.), Intrapersonal Processes and Interpersonal Relationships: Two Halves, One Self. New York: Guilford Press. Park, L. E., Crocker, J., & Mickelson, K. D. (2004). Attachment styles and contingencies of self-worth. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30, 1243-1254. Crocker, J., Lee, S. J., & Park, L. E. (2004). The pursuit of self-esteem: Implications for good and evil. In A. G. Miller (Ed.), The Social Psychology of Good and Evil, 271-302. New York: Guilford Press. Crocker, J., & Park, L.E. (2004a). The costly pursuit of self-esteem. Psychological Bulletin, 130, 392–414. Crocker, J., & Park, L.E. (2004b). Reaping the benefits of pursuing self-esteem without the costs? Response to comments on Crocker and Park (2004). Psychological Bulletin, 130, 430-434. Crocker, J., & Park, L. E. (2003). Seeking self-esteem: Construction, maintenance, and protection of self-worth. In M. Leary & J. Tangney (Eds.), Handbook of Self and Identity, 291-313. New York: Guilford Press. Park, L. E., Cook, K. E., & Greenwald, A. G. (2002). Implicit indicators of women’s persistence in math, science, and engineering. Psi Chi Journal of Undergraduate Research, 6 (4), 145-152.

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Lora E. Park MANUSCRIPTS
     Park, L. E., & Crocker, J. (2005). Contingencies of self-worth and rejection: Implications for affect, selfesteem, and goal pursuit. Manuscript in preparation. Park, L. E., & Crocker, J. (2005). Academic failure and self-validation goals. Manuscript in preparation. Park, L. E., & Crocker, J. (2005). Does success help or hurt relationships? Interpersonal effects of succeeding in contingent domains. Manuscript in preparation. Park, L. E., Crocker, J., & Peterson, C. M. (2005). Shakespeare and me: Effects of upward comparison following threats to domains of contingency. Manuscript in preparation.

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Park, L. E., & Crocker, J. (2005). Contingencies of self-worth and self-validation goals. Unpublished manuscript.

MEDIA COVERAGE  Goode, E. (2002, Oct. 1). Deflating self-esteem’s role in society’s ills. The New York Times, pp. D1, D6. PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Paper Presentations
      Park, L. E., & Crocker, J. (2005, February). Interpersonal consequences of contingent self-worth. Paper presented at the 15th Annual Students of Color of Rackham conference. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Park, L. E. (2005, January). Interpersonal consequences of contingent self-worth. Invited colloquium, Loyola University. Chicago, IL. Park, L. E. (2005, January). Interpersonal consequences of contingent self-worth. Invited colloquium, University of Toronto-Scarborough. Toronto, Canada. Park, L. E. (2004, December). Interpersonal consequences of contingent self-worth. Invited colloquium, Northwestern University. Evanston, IL. Park, L. E. (2004, November). Interpersonal consequences of contingent self-worth. Invited colloquium, State University of New York at Buffalo. Buffalo, NY. Park, L. E., & Crocker, J. (2002, June). Contingencies of self-worth and self-threats: Costs to relationships. Paper presented as part of a symposium at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Toronto, Canada. Park, L. E., & Crocker, J. (2002, June). The interpersonal costs of seeking self-esteem. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Society, New Orleans, LA. Park, L. E., & Crocker, J. (2002, March). The interpersonal costs of contingent self-worth. Invited talk, Patricia Gurin Distinguished Lecture Award, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Park, L.E., Cook, K. E., & Greenwald, A. G. (2000, June). Implicit indicators of women’s persistence in math, science, and engineering. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Society, Miami, FL.

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Park, L. E., Cook, K. E., & Greenwald, A. G. (2000, June). Implicit indicators of women’s persistence in math, science, and engineering. Paper presented at the Undergraduate Honors Research Festival, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Park, L. E., Cook, K. E., & Greenwald, A. G. (2000, May). Implicit indicators of women’s persistence in math, science, and engineering. Paper presented at the Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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Poster Presentations
 Park, L. E., & Crocker, J. (2005, January). Does success help or hurt relationships? Interpersonal effects of succeeding in contingent domains. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA. Park, L. E., & Crocker, J. (2004, January). Friends, lovers, and breakups: The effects of contingencies of selfworth and attachment styles on relationship outcomes. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Austin, TX. Park, L. E., Crocker, J., & Peterson, C. (2003, December). Contingencies of self-worth and self-threats: The role of self-affirmation and other-affirmation. Poster presented at the Kyoto University International Symposium/Kyoto-Michigan Collaboration in Psychology on the Self, Cognition, Emotion, Ann Arbor, MI. Park, L. E., Crocker, J., & Peterson, C. M. (2003, October). The positive effects of character strengths on selfesteem and mood. Poster presented at the International Positive Psychology Summit, Washington, D. C. Park, L. E., & Crocker, J. (2003, June). Contingencies of self-worth and character strengths. Poster presented at the Hawaii International Social Science Conference, Honolulu, HI. Park, L. E., & Crocker, J. (2003, May). Attachment styles and contingencies of self-worth. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Society, Atlanta, GA. Park, L. E., & Crocker, J. (2003, February). Thinking of me: Contingent self-worth and failure. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Los Angeles, CA. Park, L. E., Farnham, S., & Greenwald, A. G. (2000, May). Implicit individualism and collectivism – Does it exist? Presented at the Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

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PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS  American Psychological Association: Divisions 8 (Personality & Social); 9 (SPSSI)  American Psychological Society  Society for Personality and Social Psychology  International Society for Self and Identity  International Association for Relationship Research  Phi Beta Kappa  Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society  Golden Key National Honor Society

Lora E. Park RESEARCH EXPERIENCE University of Michigan Department of Psychology

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Contingencies of Self-Esteem Lab (2000 – present)

Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Crocker  Designed series of studies examining consequences of threats and successes in domains of contingent self-worth  Developed dyadic interaction paradigm assessing participants’ responsiveness toward another’s personal problem  Conducted studies to examine ways to attenuate the effects of ego threat on state self-esteem and mood  Trained and supervised research assistants  Analyzed data, presented research at national conferences

Attitudes and Social Cognition Lab (2001 – 2003)

Advisor: Dr. Monique Fleming  Designed study to examine effects of social identity (e.g., identification with gender) on implicit and explicit selfstereotyping  Developed computer reaction time task using PsyScope to measure implicit self-stereotyping  Trained and supervised research assistants in collecting and entering data  Analyzed data, gave lab presentation

University of Washington Department of Psychology

Social Cognition Lab (1998 – 2000)

Advisors: Dr. Anthony Greenwald, Dr. Shelly Farnham, Dr. Kathleen Cook  Designed Implicit Association Tests using the FIAT program (Windows 2.3) to measure implicit attitudes, gender stereotypes, identification with math, science, and engineering (MSE) among freshmen pre-engineering students  Developed questionnaires assessing attitudes toward MSE, identification with MSE, and endorsement of MSErelated gender stereotypes  Collaborated with the University of Washington Women in Science and Engineering Program to recruit female pre-engineering students  Collected, entered, analyzed, and presented research at professional conferences

Addictive Behaviors Research Center (1997 – 1998)

Advisor: Dr. Mary Larimer  Member of “Greeks 2000” research team; examined ways to reduce fraternity and sorority students’ alcohol use  Conducted one-on-one motivational interviews with students about their alcohol use  Tracked participation rates of over 400 fraternity and sorority subjects  Coordinated recruitment and retention activities of participants  Managed “Greeks 2000” database (e.g., data entry, coding, analysis)  Trained and supervised undergraduate research assistants

Johns Hopkins University Department of Psychology

Infant Language Lab (Summer 1998)

Advisor: Dr. Peter Jusczyk  Gained laboratory experience as part of the American Psychological Association (APA) Summer Science Institute

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   Measured, recorded, and analyzed infant speech stimuli Analyzed acoustic measurement data Presented results to members of the APA Science Directorate

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TEACHING/MENTORING EXPERIENCE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN Graduate Student Instructor (Fall 2001, Fall 2003, Winter 2003)  Introduction to Social Psychology  Taught two discussion sections of 30 undergraduates each  Designed syllabus, planned and evaluated assignments, determined final grades  Gave guest lecture on the Self and Self-esteem to class of 360 students Undergraduate Psychology Honors Thesis Advisor (2003 – present)  Supervised 3 undergraduate psychology honors students: Noel Egnatios, Beth Montgomery, Erin Palermo  Worked closely with students in developing research design, analyzing data, giving feedback  Egnatios, N., Park, L. E., & Crocker, J. (2004). Differences among sisters: Reasons for joining the Greek system, contingencies of self-worth, and risk behaviors among sorority members. Unpublished manuscript, University of Michigan.  Montgomery, B., Park, L. E., & Crocker, J. (2004). Communion, unmitigated communion, and self-validation goals. Unpublished manuscript, University of Michigan.  Palermo, E., Park, L. E., & Crocker, J. (2004). Social comparison in domains of contingency. Unpublished manuscript, University of Michigan. Undergraduate Research Advisor (2000 – present)  Trained and supervised 20 psychology majors in conducting social psychological research  Assisted students with graduate school applications and personal statements UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (1998 – 1999)  Fundamentals of Psychological Research – Fall 1998 --Assisted with exam construction, administration, and graded all assignments and exams --Held office hours, exam review sessions
 Probability and Statistics, Psychology – Winter 1998 --Taught discussion section of 20 undergraduate students --Graded all quizzes, exams, and assignments --Held office hours, review sessions Statistical Inference, Psychology – Spring 1999 --Taught discussion section of 20 undergraduate students --Graded all quizzes, exams, and assignments --Held office hours, review sessions Asian American Studies – Summer 1999 --Graded all quizzes, exams, and assignments --Held office hours, review sessions

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Lora E. Park LEADERSHIP & SERVICE UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO Editorial Board Member, Self and Identity UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN Ad-hoc Reviewer, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (Personality Processes and Individual

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Differences); Political Psychology

Departmental Associate, Department of Psychology (2003-2005)  Nominated by faculty members to represent graduate student interests at monthly faculty meetings Executive Committee, Department of Psychology (2003-2004)  Elected by faculty to attend weekly meetings with Psychology Department chair and select faculty members  Discussed issues related to undergraduate/graduate curriculum, job hiring, departmental budgeting/funding. Social Area Representative, Psychology Graduate Committee (2002 – 2003)  Met weekly with selected faculty, students, and graduate office to discuss graduate student concerns and interests Social Area Representative, Psychology Graduate Admissions Committee (2002 – 2003)  Nominated by faculty to assist with admissions decisions of incoming graduate students in social psychology Social Area Representative, Psychology Graduate Recruitment Weekend (2002 – 2003)  Coordinated recruitment and welcoming activities for incoming psychology graduate students UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON President, Psi Chi, National Honor Society in Psychology (1999 – 2000)  Planned and presided over weekly meetings  Coordinated academic, community service, fundraising, and social activities for members Vice-President, Psi Chi (1998 – 1999)  Assisted in planning of club activities and induction ceremony  Organized psychology graduation ceremony Director of Community Service, Golden Key National Honor Society (1999 – 2000)  Developed community service projects (e.g., Teen Feed, Adopt-a-Grandparent)  Created award system to recognize outstanding volunteers Secretary, Circle K (Kiwanis Club) (1997 – 1998)  Coordinated community service projects for club members  Submitted monthly reports to district governor; created and distributed monthly newsletters

Lora E. Park Tutor (1998-2000)  Volunteered weekly as a tutor for inner-city high school students in downtown Seattle  Worked as a private piano and math tutor

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Lora E. Park REFERENCES* Dr. Jennifer Crocker Professor Department of Psychology University of Michigan 525 E. University Ave Ann Arbor, MI 481049-1109 (734) 763-3156 jcrocker@umich.edu Dr. Susan Nolen-Hoeksema Professor P.O. Box 208205 Yale University Department of Psychology New Haven, CT 06520 (203) 432-8213 Susan.Nolen-Hoeksema@yale.edu Dr. Geraldine Downey Professor and Chair Department of Psychology Columbia University 402C Schermerhorn Hall 1190 Amsterdam Avenue, Mail Code 5501 New York City, NY 10027 (212) 854-8718 gdowney@paradox.psych.columbia.edu *Additional references available on request. Dr. Barbara Fredrickson Associate Professor Department of Psychology University of Michigan 525 E. University Ave. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1109 (734) 763-1142 blf@umich.edu Dr. Christopher Peterson Professor Department of Psychology University of Michigan 525 E. University Ave. Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1109 (734) 764-6567 chrispet@umich.edu

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