Yi-jung Wu is a PhD student in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. Her previous experiences include working as a research assistant responsible for projects in cognitive psychology and educational research, as a compensation and benefit survey data analyst, and as a middle school mathematics teacher. These varied experiences inspired her to pursue a PhD in an interdisciplinary area.
Her research interests include using quantitative methods to explore large-scale survey data and regional educational data in the following areas: K-12 educational policies, organizational behavior, leadership, school effectiveness, STEM education, labor market and comparative education. She received her B.S. in Mathematics with teacher certificate in secondary school mathematics and M.S. in Cognitive Science from National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan. She then obtained both a M.A. in Educational Leadership and a M.S. in International Human Resource Management and Comparative Industrial Relations from The University of Manchester, UK.