Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ed.D., Harvard University
Field of Specialty
Applied Statistics: linear and non-linear Multi-level modeling / Hierarchical Linear Modeling (HLM), Structural Equation Modeling (SEM), General & Generalized Linear Modeling, Longitudinal Data Analysis
Child Development: factors (at individual, familial, communal, & cultural levels) related to child psychological adjustment (internalizing & externalizing) and school performance
Denise Aske, Dolores Acevedo-Garcia, Lisa Arsenault, Sarita Bhalotra, Virginia Chomitz, Liu, Xiaodong. "Relationship between physical fitness, weight status and academic performance: Longitudinal evidence from one school district.." the 141st American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. 2013. (forthcoming)
Hodges, Karin M, Randall, Katie, Liu, Xiaodong. "How and For Whom Does Socioeconomic Hardship Influence Psychodynamic Group Treatment Outcome?." the 2013 APA Convention (August 2013), Hawaii. 2013. (forthcoming)
Chen, Jennifer J.; Liu, Xiaodong. "The Mediating Role of Perceived Parental Warmth and Parental Punishment in the Psychological Well-Being of Children in Rural China." Social Indicators Research http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11205-011-9859-9. 107(3) (2012): 483-508.
Soo Rim Noh, Mary Jo Larcom, Xiaodong Liu, & Derek M. Isaacowitz. "The role of affect in attentional functioning for younger and older adults.." frontiers in Psychology (2012).
Liu, Xiaodong. "Modeling the Variation in Child Psychological Well-being in Rural Gansu, 2000 - 2007." Conference on Poverty, Education, and Health in Rural China. University of Oxford China Centre (Oxford, UK). December 15-16, 2008.
Adams, J. & Liu, Xiaodong. "School Climate, Psycho-social Well-being, and School-related Behavior in Rural China.." the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) 2007 Annual conference, Baltimore, Maryland. February, 2007.
Liu, Xiaodong. "Results from Different Analytic Methods: Revisit the gender and race-ethnicity gaps in mathematics proficiency in early childhood.." American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting., Chicago, IL. April 2007.
Zhu, X. D. & Liu, Xiaodong. "The Importance of Wealth and Income in the Transition to Homeownership." Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research 9. 2 (2007): 137-151.
Zhu, X. D., Belsky, E., & Liu, Xiaodong. "Do Homeowners Achieve More Household Wealth in the Long Run?." Journal of Housing Economics 16. (2007): 274-290.
Liu, Xiaodong. "The gender and race-ethnicity gaps in mathematics proficiency in early childhood: An application of "hazard models"." American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA,. April 2006.
Zhu, X. D., & Liu, Xiaodong. "The Effects of Housing Push Factors and Rent." Journal of Real Estate Research 28. 2 (2006): 149-166.
|PSYC||140a||Statistical Analysis Software (SAS) Applications|
|PSYC||210a||Advanced Psychological Statistics I|
|PSYC||210b||Advanced Psychological Statistics II|
|PSYC||211a||Graduate Research Methods in Psychology|
|PSYC||215a||Multivariate Statistics I: Applied Structural Equation Modeling|
|PSYC||216a||Multivariate Statistics II: Applied Hierarchical Linear Models|
|PSYC||316a||Psychology Research Seminar|