Jee Young Noh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Program Lead, Early Childhood Studies

Office Phone: (951) 552-8994
Office Location: YCTR B257
Office Hours:

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Developmental Science/ Human Development and Quantitative Methodology University of Maryland, College Park 2017
Ed.M. Human Development and Psychology Harvard University, Graduate School of Education 2010
B.A. Business Administration Yonsei University, Korea 2008
  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Children's understanding of fairness; Influence of family and religious environment on children's morality

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    [Selected Publications]

    Noh, J. Y., Jambon, M., Smetana, J. G., Lee, I. J., & Killen, M. (in press). Children’s evaluations of necessary harm: The role of maternal disapproval and friend relationship status. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology.

    Noh, J. Y. (2020). Children’s developing understanding of merit in a distributive justice context. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 29(5), 1484-1492. doi:10.1007/s10826-019-01606-2

    Noh, J. Y., D’Esterre, A.P., & Killen, M. (2019). Effort or outcome? Children’s meritorious decisions. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 178, 1-14. DOI:10.1016/j.jecp.2018.09.005

    Hitti, A., Elenbaas, L., Noh, J. Y., Cooley, S., Rizzo, M., & Killen, M. (2019). Children’s and adolescents’ inter-ethnic inclusion and exclusion regarding Asian and non-Asian American peer. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 1-20.

    Noh, J. Y., & Killen, M. (2018). Understanding young children’s moral judgments in regard to testimony information. International Journal of Early Childhood Education, 24(1), 1-17

    Noh, J. Y., Elenbaas, L. M., Park, K. J., Chung, Y. S., & Killen, M. (2017). Opinion versus knowledge: The influence of testimony format on children’s judgments in morally relevant contexts. Early Education and Development, 28(2), 240-254.

    Smith, C. E., Noh, J. Y., Rizzo, M. T., & Harris, P. L. (2017). When and why parents prompt their children to apologize: The roles of transgression type and parenting style. Journal of Family Studies, 23(1), 38-61.

    Midgette, A., Noh, J. Y., Lee, I. J., & Nucci, L. (2016). The development of Korean children’s and adolescents’ concepts of social convention. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 47(7), 918-928.

  • Interests & Hobbies

    Outside work, she enjoys painting, traveling, and spending time with family.

  • Personal Philosophy

    Proverbs 16:9
    A man’s heart plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps.