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John Park

Assistant Research Professor


  • School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs
  • Engineering Leadership Development

213L Hammond Building


Research Areas:

Engineering Leadership Development




  • Other, Electrical Engineering, Korean Army Telecommunication Engineering Institution, 1997
  • CERT, Radiology, American College of Medical Technology, 2003
  • CERT, International Trade, Golden West College, 2004
  • BA, Human Resources Management, California State College at Long Beach, 2009
  • MS, Educational Technology, California State University at Long Beach, 2010
  • MA, Program evaluation/Quantitative Methods, University of Texas at Austin, 2015
  • Ph D, Educational Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, 2016


Journal Articles

  • John Jongho Park and Diane D Schallert, 2018, "Talking, reading, and writing like an educational psychologist: the role of discourse practices in graduate students’ professional identity development.", Learning, Culture and Social Interaction
  • John Jongho Park, Yvonne Y Chung and Eric S Hald, 2018, "Academic socialization plays a critical role in professional identity development of Asian international STEM graduate students in the United States", The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher
  • John Jongho Park, Jen J Freeman, Diane L Schallert and Megan M Steinhardt, 2017, "How emotions contribute to graduate students’ psychological responses during their online Curriculum Vitae: Park 4 application for human subject research approval"
  • John Jongho Park, Nathan Hyungsok Choe, Diane L Schallert and Alex K Forbis, 2017, "The chemical engineering research laboratory as context for graduate students' training: the role of lab structure and cultural climate in collaborative work", Learning, Culture and Social Interaction
  • John Jongho Park, Pheobe Long, Nathan Hyungsok Choe and Diane L Schallert, 2017, "The contribution of self-compassion and compassion to others to students’ emotions and project commitment when experiencing conflict in group projects.", International Journal of Educational Research
  • John Jongho Park, J.L. Freeman, D.L. Schallert and D Heo, 2013, "Emotion and cognition when challenged by an online application"
  • John Jongho Park and Diane L Schallert, , "Reciprocity Between One’s Emerging Professional Identity and Envisionment of a Possible Future Self in Real and Imagined Communities of Practice"
  • Jongho Park, Sunyoung Park, Nathan Choe and Diane L Schallert, , "When groups experience conflict: intersection among undergraduate' individual and group motivational goals, project commitment, and emotions", Educational psychology
  • Aileen A Huang-Saad, Nathaile N Duval-Couetil and Jongho Park, , "Technology and talent: capturing the role of universities in regional entrepreneurial ecosystems.", Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy

Research Projects

Honors and Awards

  • Emerald Literati Award, Emerald Publishing, May 2019 - May 2019


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The School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs (SEDTAPP) delivers effective engineering education and unrivaled research opportunities through active, collaborative, project-based, and professionally oriented classroom experiences. SEDTAPP offers a variety of programs that partner faculty, students, and industry in the study of real-life engineering problems. Our programs teach students to solve real-life problems with innovative solutions. 

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213 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2952