Ppudah Ki

Visiting Assistant Professor


Ph.D., Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, 2015
M.A., Counseling Psychology, Yonsei University, 2009
B.A., Sociology, University of Toronto, 2004

 

Professional Interests

  • Individual and family coping and resilience
  • Interpersonal acceptance and rejection dynamics and attachment theory
  • Diversity / multicultural issues and underserved population
  • Marriage and family therapy

 

Selected Publications 

  • Heafner, J., Kang, H., Ki, P., & Tambling, R. B. (2016). Measuring client expectations in marriage and family therapy. The Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, 24, 256-262. doi: 10.1177/1066480716628582    
  • Ki, P. (2015, September). Gender and age predict adults’ affective coping with remembrances of parental rejection in childhood. Interpersonal Acceptance, 9(3), 3-6.
  • Wong, A. G., Ki, P., Maharaj, A., Brown, E., Davis, C., & Apolinsky, F. (2014). Social support sources, types, and generativity: A focus group study of cancer survivors and their caregivers. Social Work in Health Care, 53, 214-232.
  • Rigazio-DiGilio, S., & Ki, P. (2012). Resilience relative to Korean families. Chapter in D. Becvar (Ed). Handbook of Family Resilience, 245-284. New York, NY: Springer.

 

Selected Presentations

INTERNATIONAL / NATIONAL

  • Ki, P., Rohner, R. P., & Britner, P. A. (2015, November). Adults coping with remembered parental rejection in childhood. Research poster submitted to the Annual Conference of National Council on Family Relations.
  • Ki, P., & Rohner, R. P. (2015, February). Characteristics of affective copers in IPARTheory’s coping subtheory. Symposium presentation at the Conference of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Gurmen, M. S., Ki, P., Rohner, R. P., & Rigazio-DiGilio, S. A. (2014, February). Psychological adjustment of Asian adults living in the USA: The influence of parental acceptance and intimate partner acceptance. Research poster presented at the Society for Cross-Cultural Research, SC. (Conference cancelled due to weather).
  • Kang, H., Ki, P., & Tambling, R. (2013, November). The measurement of expectancy effects in family therapy. Research poster presented at the Conference of National Council on Family Relations.
  • Ki, P., Gurmen, M., Rohner, R. P., Rigazio-DiGilio, S. A., & Ching-Ching, R. (2013, November). Partner and parental acceptance and psychological adjustment of Asian adults in US. Research poster presented at the Conference of National Council on Family Relations.
  • Ki, P., & Rigazio-DiGilio, S. A. (2013, October). Honoring diversity: Multicultural MFT supervision. Research poster presented at the Conference of American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy.
  • Ki, P., Rohner, R. P., & Rigazio-DiGilio, S. A. (2012, February). How do they do it? Coping with perceived rejection. Research poster presented at the Society for Cross-Cultural Research, Las Vegas, NV
  • Ki, P., & Kim, H-Y. (2008, March). Optimism moderating the link of problem-solving appraisal and psychological adjustment. Poster presented at the First International Conference on Cognition, Consciousness, and Culture, Seoul, South Korea.
  • Kim, H-Y., & Ki, P. (2008, March). Differences in psychological distress and self-esteem by subgroups of emotion understanding and expression. Poster presented at the First International Conference on Cognition, Consciousness, and Culture, Seoul, South Korea.
  • Shin, H-L., Lee, D-G., Lee, S., Ki, P., & Kim, H-Y. (2007, August). Test anxiety of Korean high school students with high grades. Poster presented at the 115th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
  • Shin, H-L., Lee, D-G., Lee, S., Kim, H-Y., & Ki, P. (2007, August). Social anxiety in Korea: The attachment perspective. Poster presented at the 115th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

STATE/DIVISIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Gurmen, M. S., Ki, P., Rigazio-DiGilio, S. A., & Rohner, R. P. (Alphabetical order). (2014, April). Partner/parental acceptance and psychological adjustment of Asian adults. Poster presented for the Conference of the Connecticut Division of American Association of Marriage and Famliy Therapy, Mystic, CT.
  • Ki, P., Kang, H., & Tambling, R. (2013, April). Multicultural issues in expectancy studies in MFT. Poster presented at the Conference of the Connecticut Division of American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, Mystic, CT.
  • Ki, P., Wong, A. G., & Brown, E. (2012, April). Social support of cancer survivors and their family. Poster presented at the Conference of the Connecticut Division of American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, Mystic, CT.
Ppudah Ki
Contact Information
Emailppudah.ki@uconn.edu
Phone860 486-4726
Mailing Address348 Mansfield Rd U1058