Dr. Nansook Park
Dr. Nansook Park is a highly accomplished and respected psychologist and researcher. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Michigan and completed her postdoctoral training at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Park has been a faculty member at several universities, including the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Michigan.
Dr. Park’s research interests include understanding the psychological and social factors that promote the well-being and resilience of individuals and families, particularly in the context of stress and adversity. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and and she has received numerous awards and honors for her work.
In addition to her scholarly contributions, Dr. Park is also an active member of the professional community. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science and has served as an editor or associate editor for several leading journals in her field.
In 2009, Dr. Park delivered a fascinating talk at the Bigelow Forum, discussing the relationship between spirituality and well-being. She shared insights from her research on the role of religion and spirituality in promoting health and happiness. Her presentation also explored the ways in which spiritual practices and beliefs can help individuals navigate life’s challenges to find meaning and purpose.
Dr. Park’s work has had a significant impact on the field of psychology and has been instrumental in advancing our understanding of how individuals and families cope with stress and adversity.