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Ming Cui

Associate Professor
Office Location: 
216 Sandels Building
Office Hours: 
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
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(850) 644-3439

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(850) 644-3217
Dr. Ming Cui

Education:

  • Ph.D. Sociology, Iowa State University, 2003
  • M.S. Statistics, Iowa State University, 2001
  • M.S. Sociology, Iowa State University, 1999
  • B.S. Economics, Northern Jiaotong University, 1994

 

Grants:

  • Cui, M. (Principal Investigator), & Fincham, F. D. (2011-2012). Romantic relationship development from adolescence to young adulthood. Funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. $142,103. (HD064836).
  • Cui, M. (Principal Investigator). (2009). Romantic Relationships in Emerging Adulthood. Funded by Florida State University. Committee on Faculty Research Support Regular Summer Awards. $14,000.
  • Darling. C., Rehm, M., Coccia, C., Cui, M., & Sathe, S. (2009). The role of parenting and adolescent health in difficult times: Changes and challenges. Funded by Kappa Omicron Nu. $2,500.
  • Darling. C., Cui, M., Rehm, M., & Sathe, S. (2008). Adolescent Health and Well-being: The Role of Overindulgent Parenting. Funded by Kappa Omicron Nu. $3,000.
  • Cui, M. (Principal Investigator). (2007-2009). Family Transitions Project. Subcontract with Iowa State University. Rand Conger, Principal Investigator for the overall project. Funded by the National Institute on Child Health and Human Development. $63,341.
  • Cui, M. (Principal Investigator). (2007). Relationship Development in Young Adults. Funded by Florida State University. First Year Assistant Professor Award. $16,000.

Research Interests:

  • Marital and Interpersonal Relationships
  • Parenting
  • Adolescent and Young Adult Development
  • Research Methods and Statistics

Selected Publications:

  • Harris McKoy, D, & Cui. M. (2013). Parental control and delinquent behavior: A longitudinal study from adolescence to emerging adulthood. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 22, 836-843.
  • Cui, M. (2013). Children of divorce and their fear of commitment. In R. E. Emory and J. G. Golson (Eds.), Cultural Sociology of Divorce: An encyclopedia, (Vol. 1, pp.27-30). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Gordon, M. S., & Cui, M. (2013). Children of divorce and their fear of change. In R. E. Emory and J. G. Golson (Eds.), Cultural Sociology of Divorce: An encyclopedia, (Vol. 1, pp.257-259). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Fincham, F., Cui, M., Gordon, M., & Ueno, K. (2013). What comes before why: Specifying the phenomenon of intimate partner violence. Journal of Marriage and Family, 75, 319-324.
  • Cui, M., Ueno, K., Gordon. M., & Fincham, F. (2013). The continuation of violence in romantic relationships from adolescence to young adulthood. Journal of Marriage and Family, 75, 300-313.
  • Martin, B., Cui, M., Ueno, K., & Fincham, F. (2013). Intimate partner violence in interracial and monoracial couples. Family Relations, 62, 202-211.
  • Gordon, M. S., & Cui, M. (2012). The effect of school-specific parenting processes on academic achievement in adolescence and young adulthood. Family Relations, 61, 728-741.
  • Coccia, K., Darling, C., Rehm, M., Cui, M., & Sathe, S. (2012). Adolescent health, stress, and life satisfaction: The paradox of indulgent parenting. Stress and Health, 28, 211-221.
  • Cui, M., Ueno, K., Fincham, F. D., Donnellan, M. B., & Wickrama, K. A. S. (2012). The association between romantic relationships and delinquency in adolescence and young adulthood. Personal Relationships, 19, 354-366. [Reprinted in Serafini, Rye, and Drysdale (2013). Taking sides: Clashing views in adolescence, Third Edition.]
  • Delevi, R., Cornille, T., & Cui, M. (2012). Does positivity matter? The impact of interpersonal interactions on young adult conflict management. Contemporary Family Therapy, 34, 124-140.
  • Durtschi, J. A., Fincham, F. D., Cui, M., Lorenz, F. O., & Conger, R. D. (2011). Dyadic processes in early marriage: Attributions, behavior, and marital quality. Family Relations, 60, 421-434.
  • Cui, M., Fincham, F. D., & Durtschi, J. A. (2011). The effect of parental divorce on young adults’ romantic relationship dissolution: What makes a difference? Personal Relationships, 18, 410-426.
  • Karremans, J. C., Regalia, C., Paleari, F. G., Fincham, F. D., Cui, M., Takada, N., Ohbuchi, K., Terzino, K., Cross, S., & Uskul, A. (2011). Maintaining harmony across the globe: The cross-cultural association between closeness in interpersonal forgiveness. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2, 443-451.
  • Gayman, M. D., Lewis, R., & Cui, M. (2011). Depressive symptoms and bodily pain: The role of physical disability and social stress. Stress and Health, 27, 52-63.
  • Cui, M., Wickrama, K. A. S., Lorenz, F. O., & Conger, R. D. (2011). Linking parental divorce and marital discord to the timing of young adults’ marriage and cohabitation. In F. D. Fincham & M. Cui (Eds.), Romantic relationships in emerging adulthood (pp. 123-141). New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Conger, R. D., Cui, M., & Lorenz, F. O. (2011). Economic conditions in family of origin and offspring’s romantic relationships in emerging adulthood. In F. D. Fincham & M. Cui (Eds.), Romantic relationships in emerging adulthood (pp. 101-122). New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Cui, M., Durtschi, J. A., Donnellan, M. B., Lorenz, F. O., & Conger, R. D. (2010). Intergenerational transmission of relationship aggression: A prospective longitudinal study of observed behavior. Journal of Family Psychology, 24, 688-697.
  • McWey, L. M., Cui, M., & Pazdera, A. L. (2010). Changes in problem behavior of adolescents in the foster care system: A growth curve analysis. Journal of Marriage and Family, 72, 1128-1140.
  • Cui, M., & Fincham, F. D. (2010). The differential effects of parental divorce and marital conflict on young adult romantic relationships. Personal Relationships, 17, 331-343.
  • Cui, M., & Donnellan, M. B. (2009). Trajectories of conflict over raising adolescent children and marital satisfaction. Journal of Marriage and Family, 71, 478-494.
  • Fincham, F. D., Cui, M., Braithwaite, S. R., & Pasley, B. K. (2008). Attitudes towards intimate partner violence in dating relationships. Psychological Assessment, 20, 260-269.
  • Gayman, M. D., Turner, R. J., & Cui, M. (2008). Physical limitations and depressive symptoms: Exploring the nature of the association. Journals of Gerontology Series B - Psychological and Social Sciences, 63B, S219-S228.
  • Cui, M., Fincham, F. D., & Pasley, B. K. (2008). Young adult romantic relationships: The role of parents' marital problems and relationship efficacy. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34, 1226-1235.
  • Cui, M., & Conger, R. D. (2008). Parenting behavior as mediator and moderator of the association between marital problems and adolescent maladjustment. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 18, 261-284.
  • Cui, M., Donnellan, M. B., & Conger, R. D. (2007). Reciprocal influences between parents' marital problems and adolescent internalizing and externalizing behavior. Developmental Psychology, 43, 1544-1552.
  • Cui, M., Lorenz, F. O., Conger, R. D., Melby, J. N., & Bryant, C. M. (2005). Observer, self, and partner reports of hostile behaviors in romantic relationships. Journal of Marriage and Family, 67, 1169-1181.
  • Cui, M., Conger, R. D., & Lorenz, F. O. (2005). Predicting change in adolescent adjustment from change in marital problems. Developmental Psychology, 41, 812-823.
  • Cui, M., Conger, R. D., Bryant, C. M., & Elder, G. H. Jr. (2002). Parental behavior and the quality of adolescent friendships: A social-contextual perspective. Journal of Marriage and Family, 64, 676-689.
  • Conger, R. D., Cui, M., Bryant, C. M., & Elder, G. H. Jr. (2000). Competence in early adult romantic relationships: A developmental perspective on family influences. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 79, 224-237. [Reprinted in Prevention and Treatment, 2001, 4.]

Professional Memberships:

  • American Psychological Association
  • National Council on Family Relations
  • Society for Research on Adolescence

Selected Awards/Honors:

  • New Contributions Award, International Association for Relationship Research, 2002.
  • University Graduate Teaching Award, Florida State University, 2010/2011.

Courses Taught:

  • FAD5934 Applied Research in Human Sciences
  • FAD5934 Dyadic Data Analysis
  • FAD2230 Interpersonal Relationships
  • CHD5915 Methods of Research
  • CHD4537 Parenting