Sunyoung  Park

Sunyoung Park, PhD

Assistant Professor, Master of Science in Clinical Psychology
(805) 493-3780
Bell House 116 (3263 Pioneer Street #4250)

Office Hours: By Appointment at


PhD   University of Texas at Austin     Educational Psychology, Quantitative Methods

M.A.  University of Texas at Austin      Educational Psychology, Program Evaluation

M.A.  Korea University                       Education, Measurement and Statistics

B.A.   Sogang University                    Psychology / Korean Literature (Double Major)


Applied Quantitative Methods

  - Meta-analysis

  - Hierarchical Linear Model (HLM)

  - Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) 

  - Multiple-membership Random Effects Model (MMREM) 

  - Class-classified Random Effects Model (CCREM)

  - Multivariate Analysis

  - Longitudinal Data Analysis

  - Bayesian Estimation 

  - Item Response Theory (IRT)

  - Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) Estimation 

  - Simulation Study

Statistical Packages

  - R, SAS, STATA, MLwiN, Mplus, HLM, Amos, SPSS





Park, S., & Beretvas, S. N. (in press, 2019). The multivariate multiple-membership random effects model: An introduction and evaluation. Behavior Research Methods.

Park, S., Guz, S., Zhang, A., Beretvas, N., Franklin, C. & Kim, J. (in press, 2019). Characteristics of effective school-based, teacher-delivered mental health services for children. Research on Social Work Practice. 

Park, S., & Jo, Y. J. (in press, 2019). Covert narcissism: A moderated mediation model of rational explanation, empathic emotional reaction, and self-soothing ability. Studies on Korean Youth.

Kim, J. W., & Park, S. (in press, 2019). The Effect of Information Exposure via Mediating Variables on Respect for Decision: Shin-Gori Nuclear Reactor No. 5 & 6 Public Deliberation. Journal of the Korean Data Analysis Society.

Kim, J. W., Park, S., & Sang, Y. M. (in press, 2019). A longitudinal study on the relationships between motivational uses of mobile applications and online expressive civic engagement. International Journal of Mobile Communications.

Smith, T., Sheridan, S., Kim, E., Park. S., & Beretvas, S. N. (in press, 2019). The Effects of Family-School Partnership Interventions on Academic and Social-Emotional Functioning: A Meta-Analysis Exploring What Works for Whom". Educational Psychology Review.

Kokou-Kpolou, C. K., Cénat, J. M., Park, S., Nieuviarts, N., Kama, C., Adansikou, K., & Bacqué, M. F. (in press, 2019). Persistent Complex Bereavement Disorder Symptoms, Correlates and Consequences Across Three Cultures: A Testing for Differential Symptom Profiles, Associated Risk and Resilience Factors. Frontiers in Psychiatry.


Park, S., & Beretvas, S. N. (2019). Synthesizing effects for multiple outcomes per study using robust variance estimation versus the three-level model. Behavior Research Methods. 51(1), 152-171.

Kim, J. W., & Park, S. (2019). How perceptions of incivility and social endorsement in online comments (Dis) encourage engagements. Behaviour & Information Technology. 38(3), 217-229.

Park, J., Park, S., Choe, H., & Schallert, D. L. (2019). When groups experience conflict: intersection among undergraduates’ individual and group motivational goals, project commitment, and emotions. Educational Psychology, 39(9), 1156-1173.

Hai, A. H., Franklin, C., Park, S., Dinitto, D., & Aurelio, N. (2019). The efficacy of spiritual/religious interventions for substance use problems: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 202(1), 134-148.

Towner, T., Sang, Y., & Park, S. (2019). Uses and Gratifications of the Screenshot in Human Communication: An Exploratory Study. Electronic Journal of Communication. 29.


Park, S., & Beretvas, S. N. (2018). Using total sample size weights in meta-analysis of log-odds ratios. The Journal of Experimental Education. 87(3), 400-414.

Park, S., & Beretvas, S. N. (2018). Estimation of the multivariate multiple-membership random effects model with and without missing data. Multivariate Behavioral Research. 53(1), 145-146 (Abstract).

Stevens, E. A., Park, S., & Vaughn, S. (2018). Summarizing and main idea interventions for upper elementary and secondary students: A meta-analysis of research. Remedial and Special Education. 40(3), 131-149.

Zhang, A., Park, S., Sullivan, J. E., & Jing, S. (2018). The Effectiveness of Problem-Solving Therapy for Primary Care Patients' Depressive and/or Anxiety Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine31(1), 139-150.

Baek S. E., Ahn, M., Park, S., Kim, S., Chi, S., & Ahn, C. M. (in press, 2018). The Korean Behavior Assessment System for Children-2, Teacher Rating Scales-Preschool Form (K․BASC-2, TRS-P): A Validation Study via Item Response Theory.  The Korean Society for Early Childhood Teacher Education. 22(6) 147-168.

Sheridan, S., Smith, T., Kim, E., Beretvas, S. N., & Park. S. (2018). A Meta-Analysis of Family-School Interventions and Children’s Social-Emotional Functioning: Child and Community Influences and Components of Efficacy. Review of Educational Research. 89(2), 296-332.


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