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Wu, Meng-Jia

Title/s:  Associate Professor

Specialty Area: Meta-analysis & Research Synthesis, Hierarchical Linear Modeling

Office #:  Lewis Towers 1040, WTC

Phone: 312.915.7086

Email: mwu2@luc.edu

CV Link: /media/lucedu/education/faculty/cv/Wu-CV-Fall11.pdf


I am a methodologist/statistician focusing on developing/applying methods for meta-analysis & hierarchical linear modeling. I enjoy teaching all level of statistics courses.


  • PhD, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Program Areas

  • Research Methodology

Research Interests

  • Methods for Meta-analysis
  • Application of linear models in social science & medical research

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA).
  • American Statistical Association (ASA).
  • Campbell Collaboration (C2).
  • Montessori and Frobel Education Center.
  • Phi Beta Delta International Honor Society.
  • Southwest Educational Research Association (SERA).
  • Synthesis Research Group (SRG).

Courses Taught

  • RMTD 404: Educational Statistics
  • RMTD 421: Educational Research II
  • RMTD 483: Multivariate Statistics
  • RMTD 484: Hierarchical Linear Modeling
  • RMTD 488: Meta-analysis


  • Dissertation Award from the Graduate School, Michigan State University
  • Teaching Fellowship from Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education, Michigan State University
  • Dissertation Award from Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology
  • University Graduate Continuing Fellowship from College of Education, Michigan State University