Ph.D. Michigan State University, Measurement and Quantitative Methods
M.S. Michigan State University, Applied Statistics
M.A. Peking University, China, Experimental Psychology
B.A. Henan University, China, Psychology
Qiu Wang, the assistant professor for Measurement and Research Methodology in the Department of Higher Education, is a quantitative research specialist. His research interests include: educational assessment and psychometrics methods including EFA/CFA, DIF analysis, and Reliability; statistical modeling on categorical data, such as empirical Bayesian analysis, structural equation modeling, classification analysis, and measurement error modeling; intervention effect estimation in program evaluation through longitudinal design and synthetic cohort design in math/science education; and adolescent development and change in school settings with focuses on minorities in poverty, high school dropouts, and racial and gender difference in college major selection.
Professor Wang has published in journals including Educational and Psychological Measurement, Developmental Psychology, Journal of Experimental Education, Journal of Career Assessment, Social Science Research, Computers in the Schools, Journal of College Student Psychotherapy. Qiu has also served as a reviewer for: the journal of Educational and Psychological Measurement; AERA Division D: Measurement and Research Methods; and Section of Research Methods, Annual Conference of the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE).
He currently is a member of the Structural Equation Modeling SIG and Education Statistician SIG of American Educational Research Association. Before joining Syracuse University, he was an Assistant Professor in the program of Educational Psychology and Research Methodology, and served as the co-director of Purdue University Psychometric Instruction/Investigation Laboratory (PUPIL) in the College of Education at Purdue University.