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Ming Cui

Associate Professor
Dr. Ming Cui
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216 Sandels Building
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Dr. Cui graduated from Iowa State University with a Ph.D. in sociology and a master’s degree in statistics. In 2006, she joined the Family and Child Sciences Department at Florida State University. Her research interests include adolescent and young adult development, parenting, interpersonal relationships, and research methods and statistics. She has published articles in the Journal of Marriage and Family, Journal of Family Psychology, Journal of Research on Adolescence, Developmental Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Psychological Assessment, and Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. She serves as an editorial board member for the Journal of Marriage and Family and Journal of Youth and Adolescence. She has also served as a reviewer for many journals, the Rueben Hill Award, and NSF and NIH grants. She received a University Graduate Teaching Award in 2010/11, a University Graduate Mentor Award in 2013/14, and a New Contribution Award from the International Association for Relationship Research in 2002.

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) (2014). Developing and testing a new psychometric assessment of indulgent parenting. Funded by Florida State University. Committee on Faculty Research Support Regular Summer Awards.  $14,000.
  • 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:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Cui, M., & Donnellan, M. B. (2009). Trajectories of conflict over raising adolescent children and marital satisfaction. Journal of Marriage and Family, 71, 478-494.
  • 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:

  • University Graduate Faculty Mentor Award, Florida State University, 2013/2014.
  • 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