Shihfen Tu

Shihfen TuDirector, School of Learning and Teaching
Professor of Education and Applied Quantitative Methods
Phone: 207.581.9064
Fax: 207.581.9510

308 Shibles Hall
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5766

Bio: Shihfen Tu is director of the School of Learning and Teaching and professor of education and applied quantitative methods with the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development. In addition, she is the project manager for ChildLINK, a partnership between University of Maine and the Maine Centers for Disease Control aimed at helping families raise healthy children through early childhood screening and follow-up. Dr. Tu’s research interests include developmental epidemiology, biobehavioral and educational informatics, instrument development, agenesis of the corpus callosum, and reasoning and decision-making. She was a member of the inaugural cohort of Blue Sky Faculty Fellows at UMaine from 2013-2015. In 2018, she was honored with the College of Education and Human Development’s faculty service award.

Ph.D. in Psychology (Cognition and Perception) w/ minor in Quantitative Psychology, 1994, University of Washington
B.S. in Agricultural Economics, 1985, National Chung-Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China

Courses taught at UMaine

  • EHD 510: Introduction to Educational Research
  • EHD 573: Statistical Methods in Education
  • EHD 698: Independent Study in Education

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