Wen Luo
Associate Professor, Educational Psychology
Office#: 718A Harrington Office Building
Mail Stop: 4225
Office Phone: (979) 845-9250
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Primary Emphasis Area: Learning Sciences
Vita: View Document
Research Interests
Growth modeling of longitudinal data
Modeling of data with complex multilevel structures
Quantitative methods for teacher and program evaluations
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Torres, M., Madsen, J., Luo, W., Ji, Y*, & Luevanos, E.* (in press). Development of a theoretical model for achieving inclusion in schools. International Journal of Educational Reform. * (In Press)

2. Clemens, N.H., Hagan-Burke, S., Luo, W., Cerda, C.A., Blakely, A., Frosch, J., Gamez, B., & Jones, M. (in press). Investigating the validity of a computer-adaptive assessment of early reading in kindergarten. Manuscript in press, School Psychology Review. (In Press)

3. Ning, L., & Luo, W. (2017). Class identification efficacy in piecewise GMM with unknown turning points. The Journal of Experimental Education. DOI: 10.1080/00220973.2017.1301354

4. Top, N., Liew, J., & Luo, W. (2017). Family and school influences on youths[48]19 behavioral and academic outcomes: Cross-level interactions between parental monitoring and character development curriculum. Journal of Genetic Psychology, 178, 108-118. *

5. Ning, L. & Luo, W. (2017). Specifying turning point in Piecewise Growth Curve Models: Challenges and solutions. Frontiers in Applied Mathematics and Statistics, 3(19). doi: 10.3389/fams.2017.00019

6. Kim, J., Song, H., & Luo, W. (2016). Broadening the understanding of social presence: Implications and contributions to the mediated human-to-human interaction. Computers in Human Behavior, 65, 672-679.

7. Ojinnaka, C.O.*, Luo, W., Ory, M.G., McMaughan, D., Bolin, J. N. (2016). Disparities in Surgical Treatment of Early-Stage Breast Cancer among Female Residents of Texas: The Role of Racial Residential Segregation. Clinical Breast Cancer. DOI: 10.1037/j.clbc.2016.10.006 *

8. Top, N., Liew, J., & Luo, W. (2016). Effects of Second Step curriculum on behavioral and academic outcomes in 5th and 8th grade students: A longitudinal study on character development. Novitas-ROYAL, 10, 24-47.

9. Song, H., Kim, J., & Luo, W. (2016). Teacher-student relationship in online classes: A role of teacher self-disclosure. Computers in Human Behavior, 54, 436-443. DOI: 10.1016/j.chb.2015.07.037

10. Luo, W. (2016). Testing mediation effects in cross-classified multilevel data. Behavior Research Methods, 1-11. DOI: 10.3758/s13428-016-0723-3

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* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts (Current)

Strategies for School Improvement and Inclusion in Schools with Demographically Diverse Students. (Co-PI)
Kellogg Foundation (Private)
2017/03/01 - 2020/02/28
Total Funding: 1,493,754.
Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Ling Ning (Summer, 2015), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions
Statistical and Methodological Advisor (2011- ) Journal of School Psychology
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