Dr. Juye Ji

Dr. Juye Ji

Associate Professor


BA, Early Childhood Education, Ewha Womans University, Seoul,  Korea
MSW, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea
PhD, Social Work, University of Southern California 


Dr. Juye Ji is an Associate Professor of Social Work at California State University at Fullerton. Dr. Ji completed Ph.D. in Social Work at the University of Southern California in 2009 and joined the Department of Social Work in 2012 following two years as Assistant Professor at Syracuse University. Dr. Ji is a developmentally-oriented quantitative researcher with expertise in longitudinal design, advanced statistics, and psychometrics. Her research is guided by a biopsychosocial model of child development and based on interdisciplinary collaboration. Her research focuses on the impact of childhood trauma on physical and mental health across the lifespan. Currently, Dr. Ji serves as a co-investigator on a National Institute of Health (NIH) funded research study titled “Linking DNA methylation with child maltreatment and mental health across adolescence” in collaboration with Kaiser Foundation Research Institute and the University of Southern California.


Courses Taught:

  • MSW501 Social Work Perspective on Human Behavior I
  • MSW502 Social Work Perspective on Human Behavior II
  • MSW530 Applied Social Work Research Methods I
  • MSW 573 Trauma-Informed Social Work Practice
  • MSW596 Master’s Project Development I
  • MSW597 Master’s Project Development II


Research Interests:

  • Child Maltreatment, Childhood Trauma and Resilience, Psychobiology of Trauma
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Longitudinal Design and Advanced Statistics
  • Measurement and Psychometrics



Eum, S., Ji, J., & Mearns, J. (2019). The Effects of Acculturative Stress, Intergenerational Conflict, and Negative
                    Mood Regulation Expectancies on the Mental Health of Korean Immigrants. Asian Journal of Family
                             Therapy, 3, 1-27.

Schneiderman, J., Ji, J., Susman, E. J., & Negriff, S. (2018). Longitudinal relationship between mental health
                  symptoms and sleep disturbances and duration in maltreated and comparison adolescents. Journal of
                           Adolescent Health, 63
, 74-80. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2018.01.011

Ji, J., Negriff, S., Kim, H., & Susman, E. J. (2016) Cortisol reactivity and recovery among young adolescents:
                 Heterogeneity and longitudinal stability and change. Developmental Psychobiology, 58, 283-302. doi:
                 10.1002/dev.21369. PMID: 26517401.

Bearer, E. L., Ji, J., Trickett, P. K., Kaplan, C. D., & Mennen, F. (2015). Toward a role for clinical pathology
                   diagnostics for childhood maltreatment. Austin Journal of Clinical Pathology, 2(2), 1028. PMCID:

Seung, H., Ji, J., Kim, S., Sung, I., Youn. A., Hong. G., Lee, H., Lee, Y. H., Lee., H., & Youm, H. K. (2015).
                  Examination of the Korean Modified Checklist of Autism in Toddlers: Item Response Theory. Journal of       
                  Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45, 2744-2757. doi: 10.1007/s10803-015-2439.

Kim, H., Chenot, D., & Ji, J. (2011) Racial ethnic disparity in child welfare systems: An exploratory study utilizing
                 the Disparity Index (DI). Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 1234-1244.  

Trickett, P. K., Negriff, S., Ji, J., & Peckins, M.  (2011) Child maltreatment and adolescent development: A special
                 issue, decade in review.  Journal of Research on Adolescence, 21, 3-20. doi:

Negriff, S., Ji, J., & Trickett, P. K. (2011). Exposure to peer delinquency as a mediator between self-report pubertal
                 timing and delinquency: A longitudinal study of mediation. Development and Psychopathology, 23,
                294-304. doi:10.1017/S0954579410000805

Kim, H., Ji, J., & Kao, D. (2011). Burnout and physical health among social workers: A three-year longitudinal
                     study. Social Work, 56, 258-268.

Ji, J., Brooks, D., Barth, R. P., & Kim, H. (2010). Beyond preadoptive risk: The impact of adoptive family
               environment on adopted youth's psychosocial adjustment. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 80,
              432-442. doi : 10.1111/j.1939-0025.2010.01046.x

Noll, J. G., Shenk, C. E., Yeh, M. E., Ji, J., Trickett, P. K., & Putnam, F. W. (2010).  Receptive language and
             educational attainment for sexually abused females. Pediatrics, 126(3), 625-622 doi: 10.1542/peds.2010-0496

Ji, J., & Trickett, P. K., & Negriff, S. (2010). Multidimensional self-perception of sexually abused girls: Factor
             models and differences between sexually abused and comparison groups. Journal of Psychopathology and
            Behavioral Assessment, 32, 203-214. doi: 10.1007/s10862-009-9137-1

Kim, H., & Ji, J. (2009). Factorial validity and longitudinal invariance of Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI-HSS)
            for social work research. Research on Social Work Practice, 19, 325-339. doi: 10.1177/1049731508318550

Departmentental, University, Professional and Community Activities

Co-Investigator (2020-2025)                    

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) R01 Grant, “Linking DNA methylation with child maltreatment and mental health across adolescence”

Senior Faculty Mentor

“Mentor Connext” Faculty Development Center Mentoring Program for Pre-Tenured Faculty, California State University, Fullerton, CA


HHD Statistical Analysis and Research Design Consultation Program
College of Health Human Development
California State University, Fullerton, CA