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Yan, Jinjin

Jinjin Yan

Teaching Assistant
Department of Human Development and Family Sciences

Research advisor: Dr. Su Yeong Kim

Office Location

Postal Address
AUSTIN, TX 78712

Jinjin Yan is a fifth year doctoral candidate in the Human Development and Family Sciences Department at the University of Texas at Austin.

Jinjin’s research interests focus on cultural adaption, cultural values (e.g., family obligation), and parenting in relation to socioemotional well-being and academic outcomes among Mexican American and Chinese American families.

Yan, J., Yang, H., Shen, Y., & Kim, S. Y. (2021) Family obligation, parenting and adolescent outcomes in Mexican American adolescents. Journal of Early Adolescence. Advance online publication.

Yan, J., Sim, L., Schwartz, S. J., Shen, Y., Parra-Medina, D., & Kim, S. Y. (2021). Longitudinal profiles of acculturation and developmental outcomes among Mexican-origin adolescents from immigrant families. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development176, 205-225.

Song, J., Ip, K. I., Yan, J., Kamata, A., Lui, P. P., Kim, S. Y. (2021). Pathways linking ethnic disccrimination and drug-using peer affiliations to underage drinking status among Mexican-origin adolescents. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology. Advance online publication

Kim, S. Y., Zhang, M., Chen, S., Song, J., Lopez, B. G., Rodriguez, E. M., Calzada, E. J., Hou, Y., Yan, J., & Shen, Y. (2020). Bilingual language broker profiles and academic competence in Mexican-origin adolescents. Developmental Psychology, 56(8), 1582–1595.

Chen, W. W., Yan, J. J., & Chen, C. C. (2018). Lesson of emotions in the family: The role of emotional intelligence in the relation between filial piety and life satisfaction among Taiwanese college students. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 21(1-2), 74-82.

He, J., Huang, F., Yan, J., Wu, W., Cai, Z., & Fan, X. (2017). Prevalence, demographic correlates, and association with psychological distress of night eating syndrome among Chinese college students. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 23(5), 578-587.

He, J., Fan, X., Yan, J., Huang, F., Wu, W., & Cai, Z. (2019). The relationship between neuroticism and night eating: Exploring the mediating roles of psychological distress and maladaptive coping. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 24(1), 68-57.


Instructor, Fall 2020

  • Child Development Laboratory, Fall 2020
  • Child Development, Fall 2020

Teaching Assistant:

  • Families in Transition, Spring 2021
  • Field Practicum: Community, Spring 2020
  • Family Relationships, Fall 2019
  • Adolescent Development in Context, Spring 2019
  • Personal Relationship, Spring 2019
  • Child Development Laboratory, Fall 2018
  • Child Development, Fall 2018
  • Introduction of Early Childhood Intervention, Fall 2018
  • Child Development, Spring 2018
  • Child Development Laboratory, Spring 2018
  • Guidance in Parent-child Relationship, Fall 2017
  • Priscilla Pond Flawn Child & Family Lab, Fall 2017