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Chong Ho (Alex) Yu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 2749
Yu has a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Arizona State University with a concentration on measurement, statistics, and methodological studies, as well as a Ph.D. in Philosophy, also from ASU, with a specialization in history and philosophy of science. His research interests include, but are not limited to, alternate and emerging research methods (e.g. exploratory data analysis, data visualization, resampling, and data mining), instructional psychology and technology (e.g. multimedia learning), philosophical aspects of research methodologies (e.g. causal inferences), cross-cultural comparison (e.g. PISA, TIMSS), and the relationships between faith and science (e.g. responses to New Atheism).


  • Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, Concentration: Measurement, Statistics, and Methodological Studies), Arizona State University
  • Ph.D. in Philosophy, Concentration: History and Philosophy of Science, Arizona State University


School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences

  • Department of Psychology


  • Data Mining
  • New Atheism
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Psychology
  • Statistics

Courses Taught

  • PSYC 299 – Applied Statistics
  • PSYC 462 – Advanced Research and Statistical Methods
  • PSYC 480 – Psychological Testing and Measurement