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Dr. Hyemin Han

Associate Professor, Educational Psychology and Educational Neuroscience
Department of Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology, and Counseling

Program Coordinator, Educational Psychology MA/PhD Program


  • Moral Psychology
  • Moral Education
  • Neuroscience of Morality
  • Educational Neuroscience


  • Character Development
  • Positive Youth Development
  • Growth Mindset
  • Functional Neuroimaging
  • Bayesian Analysis Methods


  • PhD, Developmental and Psychological Sciences, Stanford University
  • MS, Science, Technology, and Society Program, Korea Advance Institute of Science and Technology
  • BA, Ethics Education, Seoul National University (Minor: Computer Science and Engineering)
  • BS, Astronomy, Seoul National University


  • The Kuhmerker Dissertation Award, The Association for Moral Education, 2018


Dr. Hyemin Han is an Associate Professor in Educational Psychology and Neuroscience and Educational Psychology MA/PhD Program Coordinator at the University of Alabama. He is conducting research projects focusing on the neural-level nature of social, emotional, and motivational processes in educational settings, such as moral development, growth mindset, and social adjustment in school, by utilizing interdisciplinary research methods including neuroimaging, psychological intervention, and computer simulation methods.