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College of Human Sciences

Optimizing Human Performance

Ming Cui, Ph.D.

Professor

Dr. Cui is accepting new graduate students for 2019-20.

Get to know Dr. Cui

Interests

My areas of research interests include:

  • Adolescent and young adult development (e.g., emotional and behavioral problems)
  • The influence of family of origin (e.g., parenting) on adolescent and young adult development
  • Research methodology

Education

My academic training has been interdisciplinary.

  • Postdoctoral training (Iowa State University)
  • Ph.D. in Sociology (Iowa State University)
  • M.S. in Statistics (Iowa State University)
  • M.S. in Sociology (Iowa State University)
  • B.S. in Economics (Northern Jiaotong University)

Publications and Other Scholarly Activities

I published over 40 articles in peer-reviewed ISI ranked journals including:

  • Journal of Marriage and Family
  • Journal of Research on Adolescence
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
  • Journal of Family Psychology

Accomplishments

  • Past and current funding from the National Institutes of Health
  • Fulbright Scholar Award, Council for International Exchange of Scholar (2017)
  • University Graduate Faculty Mentor Award, Florida State University (2014)
  • University Graduate Teaching Award, Florida State University (2011)
  • New Contribution Award, International Association for Relationship Research (2002)

A Day in My Life

Life Philosophy

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.”
– John Dewey

Strengths

Hardworking Motivated Team player

FAMILY

I grew up in Beijing, China. I live with my husband and two daughters in Tallahassee, FL.  

Languages

English
Chinese

Words to Live By

“An essential ingredient in the research process is the judgment of the scientist.”
– Jacob Cohen

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