Han, Jinny E. Ph.D.


Jinny E. Han, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor


  • Ph.D., Human Development and Family Studies, Michigan State University
  • M.A., Education (Technology & Learning Focus), Michigan State University
  • M.A., Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education, Michigan State University

Areas of Interest

  • Family functioning and relationships
  • Program planning and evaluation
  • Parent-child relationships across childhood and adolescence
  • Youth development
  • Race, ethnicity, and immigration
  • Mentoring in the disability community
  • College student success

Dr. Jinny E. Han is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies. Her research interests lie in the area of student success, equity in education, ethnic-racial socialization, mentoring and positive youth development, and program evaluation. She has been involved in various research projects, including a multi-year study evaluating the implementation and outcomes of the Michigan psychosocial rehabilitation Clubhouse programs, assessing effectiveness of peer mentoring program for transition aged individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, developing work-related training program for young adults with autism, and examining culturally specific interventions to support adolescents from immigrant families and multiracial families. Dr. Han has interest in teaching courses in program evaluation, child and family policies, youth development, and social gerontology.