Zuchao "William" Shen

Zuchao "William" Shen
  • Assistant Research Professor, Research Design and Analysis

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Dr. Zuchao Shen is an assistant research professor in the Life Span Institute at the University of Kansas (since 2022). He has expertise in experimental design, multilevel modeling, structural equation modeling, latent variable modeling, and policy analysis. He mainly uses the R statistical software. He has served as PI and Co-PI for two grants from the Spencer Foundation. Dr. Shen received his Ph.D. in Quantitative and Mixed Research Methods in Educational Studies from the University of Cincinnati in 2019. He has three years of postdoctoral training at the University of Florida and Arizona State University.


Ph.D. in Quantitative and Mixed Methods, University of Cincinnati, 2005, Cincinnati, OH
M.A. in Economics of Education, Peking University, 2005, Beijing, China
B.A. in Educational Administration, Henan Normal University, 2002, Henan, China