Grad Students

Sung S. Park



Contact Information

Email    sung.s.park@ucla.edu
Office  Haines 213A

Fields of Study

Family; Social Demography; Social Stratification; Aging and Life Course; Race and Ethnicity; Immigration

Publications

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Park, Sung S. 2017. “Life Events and Black-White Differences in Adult Children’s Financial Assistance to Mothers.” Forthcoming. The Gerontologist.

Friedman, Esther, Sung S. Park, and Emily E. Wiemers.  2017. “New Estimates of the Sandwich Generation in the 2013 Panel Study of Income Dynamics.” The Gerontologist 57(2):191-196. doi:10.1093/geront/gnv080

Park, Sung S. and Roger D. Waldinger. 2016. “Bridging the Territorial Divide: Immigrants’ Cross-Border Communication and the Spatial Dynamics of Their Kin Networks.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. 43(1):1-23. doi: 10.1080/1369183X.2016.1211003

Min, Pyong Gap and Sung S. Park. 2014. “Twice-Migrant Chinese and Indians in the United States: Their Origins and Attachment to Their Original Homeland.” Development & Society. 43(2):381-401.

MANUSCRIPTS UNDER REVIEW

Wiemers, Emily E., Sung S. Park, and Suzanne M. Bianchi. “Paid Work and Transfers to Parents and Children in the Sandwich Generation.” Revise & Resubmit. Journal of Marriage and Family.

Yahirun, Jenjira J., Sung S. Park, and Judith A. Seltzer. “Step-grandparenthood in the United States.” Revise & Resubmit. Journal of Gerontology, Social Sciences, Series B.

Grants and Awards

  • Dissertation Year Fellowship, UCLA Graduate Division (2017-2018)
  • Donald J. Treiman Research Fellowship, California Center for Population Research, UCLA (2017)
  • Poster Winner for “Homeleaving During the Transition to Adulthood: A Comparison of Two American Cohorts.” Population Association of America. San Diego, CA (2015)
  • National Institute on Aging Traineeship, California Center for Population Research, UCLA (2013-2014, 2015-2016)
  • Graduate Research Mentorship Fellowship, UCLA Graduate Division (2012-2013)
  • Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Fellowship, UCLA Graduate Division (2012, 2013)
  • American Sociological Association Travel Grant (2012)
  • Departmental Fellowship, UCLA (2011-2012, 2016-2017)
  • Pell Grant, U.S. Department of Education (1997-2001)
  • Robert C. Byrd Scholarship (1997)
  • Proclamation of the City of New York, Office of the Manhattan Borough President’s Office (1997)

Conference Presentations

SELECTED CONFERENCE PAPERS

“Changing Times and Places: First Homeleaving Among Late Baby Boomers and Early Millennials During the Transition to Adulthood.”

  • American Sociological Association. Montreal, Canada. 2017.
  • Population Association of America. Washington, DC. 2016.

“Multigenerational Relationships and Economic Resources among Black and White Families in the U.S.” (with Judith A. Seltzer, Emily E. Wiemers).

  • Population Association of America. Chicago, IL. 2017.
  • PSID Annual User Conference. Ann Arbor, MI. 2016.

“Changes in Financial and Time Transfers with Parents over 25 Years: Evidence from the 1988 and 2013 PSID.” (with Heeju Sohn, V. Joseph Hotz, Robert F. Schoeni, Judith A. Seltzer, Emily Wiemers).

  • PSID Annual User Conference. Ann Arbor, MI. 2017.

“Homeleaving During the Transition to Adulthood: A Comparison of Two American Cohorts.”

  • Population Association of America. Poster. San Diego, CA. 2015.

“Step-grandparenthood in the United States.” (with Jenjira Yahirun, Judith A. Seltzer).

  • Population Association of America. San Diego, CA. 2015.

“Between-Family Inequality: The Roles of Race and Nativity in the Divergent Trajectories of Financial Assistance to Aging Parents.”

  • Population Association of America. Boston, MA. 2014.

“Differences in Family Ties and Religious Participation By Generation and Race in the United Kingdom.”

  • American Sociological Association, Roundtable. New York, NY. 2013.

“Family Matters: Multigenerational Relationships and Ethno-racial Identity.”

  • Eastern Sociological Society Annual Conference, New York, NY. 2012.

“Family Matters in Immigrant Families.”

  • Research Center for Korean Community Second Annual Conference, Flushing, NY. 2011.

Advisors

DISSERTATION COMMITTEE

Judith A. Seltzer (Chair)

Roger D. Waldinger

Robert D. Mare

Michael H. Seltzer (Education)