Soomi Lee

Postdoctoral Scholar in Biobehavioral Health

Soomi Lee

Soomi Lee

Contact Information

221 Biobehavioral Health Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802

814-880-4344

smlee@psu.edu

www.researchgate.net/profile/Soomi_Lee2

bbh.hhd.psu.edu/lab/Sleep-Health-Society

Brief Biography

Soomi Lee is an interdisciplinary researcher who is interested in individual development and family relationships across the lifespan, with a special focus on middle and late adulthood. Her research topics include (1) the implications of work conditions for the health and well-being of employees and their family members, (2) time as a resource - time use and perceived time adequacy for daily activities, and (3) physiological and health biomarkers, including sleep, stress hormones, and cardiometabolic risks.

After earning a B.S. in Child Development from Yonsei University in South Korea and working in professional fields, Soomi Lee earned a doctoral degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, working with Dr. David M. Almeida (http://www.hhdev.psu.edu/profile/DavidAlmeida). She is currently working with Dr. Orfeu Buxton (http://www.hhdev.psu.edu/profile/OrfeuBuxton) as a postdoctoral scholar in the department of Biobehavioral Health at the Pennsylvania State University.

Research Interests

  • Links between work and family across the lifespan, particularly in middle and late adulthood
  • The implications of work conditions for the health and well-being of employees and their family members, with a special focus on age and gender differences
  • Time as a resource – Time use and perceived time adequacy/pressure for daily activities (e.g., time with children, time with spouse, time for self – physical exercise & sleep)
  • Physiological and health biomarkers, including sleep, stress hormones, and cardiometabolic risk

Projects Joined

Selected Publications

Lee, S., McHale, S. M., Crouter, A. C., Hammer, L. B., & Almeida, D. M. (in press). Finding time over time: Longitudinal links between employed mothers’ work-family conflict and time profiles. The Journal of Family Psychology.

Lee, S., Crain, T. L., McHale, S. M., Almeida, D. M., & Buxton, O. M. (2016). Daily antecedents and consequences of nightly sleep. Journal of Sleep Research. Advance access publication. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12488

Lee, S., Almeida, D. M., Berkman, L., Olson, R., Moen, P., & Buxton, O. M. (2016). Age differences in workplace intervention effects on employees’ nighttime and daytime sleep. Sleep Health, 2(4), 289-296. doi: 10.1016/j.sleh.2016.08.004

Lee, S., Davis, K. D., Neuendorf, C., Grandey, A., Lam, C. B. & Almeida, D. M. (2016). Individual and organizational work-to-family spillover are uniquely associated with hotel managers’ work exhaustion and satisfaction. Frontiers in Psychology: Organizational Psychology, 7(1180). doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01180.

Lee, S., Koffer, R., Sprague, B., Charles, S. T., Ram, N. & Almeida, D. M. (2016). Activity diversity and its associations with psychological well-being across adulthood. Journal of Gerontology, Psychological Sciences. Advance access publication. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbw118

Buxton, O., Lee, S., Beverly, C., Berkman, L. F., Moen, P., Kelly, E., Hammer, L., & Almeida, D. M. (2016). Work-family conflict and sleep: Evidence from Information Technology employees. Sleep, 38(10), 1871-1882. doi: 10.5665/sleep.6172

Lee, S. & Almeida, D. M. (2016). Daily diary design. In S. K. Whitbourne (Ed.), Encyclopedia of adulthood and aging (pp. 297-300). Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK.

Almeida, D. M., Davis, K. D., Lee, S., Lawson, K., Walter, K., & Moen, P. (2015). Supervisor support buffers daily psychological and physiological reactivity to work-to-family conflict. Journal of Marriage & Family, 78(1), 165-179. doi: 10.1111/jomf.12252

Lee, S., Almeida, D. M., Davis, K. D., King, R. B., Hammer, L. B., & Kelly, E. (2015). Latent profiles of time adequacy for paid-work, parenting, and partner roles. The Journal of Family Psychology, 29(5), 788-798. doi: 10.1037/a0039433

Complete list of peer-reviewed publications for Soomi Lee, PhD: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/soomi.lee.1/bibliography/48522812/public/?sort=date&direction=ascending

Curriculum Vitae