Haiyan Bai, Ph.D.

Haiyan Bai, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Educational and Human Sciences

Email: haiyan.bai@ucf.edu

Office: ED 222 J


Dr. Haiyan Bai is an associate professor in the College of Education and Human Performance (CEHP) at the University of Central Florida. She earned her Ph.D. in quantitative research methodology at the University of Cincinnati. Her research interests include issues that revolve around statistical/quantitative methods, specifically, propensity score analysis, resampling methods, research design, measurement, and the applications of statistical methods in educational research and behavioral sciences. Her publications include books, book chapters, articles in refereed national and international journals, and refereed international conference proceedings. She has also given lectures, talks, and many refereed professional presentations at the international/national and the regional levels and won grants from National Science Foundations (NSF) and U.S. Department of Education.

Dr. Bai teaches face-to-face, fully online, and mixed mode graduate level research method, measurement, and statistical courses. She has chaired/co-chaired or served on many doctoral dissertation committees. In addition, Dr. Bai not only serves on university, college, and department committees, but she is also involved with international activities in education. Furthermore, Dr. Bai consistently provides her statistical consultation services to her colleagues and works closely with local public school districts in large-scale educational research projects. Additionally, Dr. Bai is a manuscript/proposal reviewer for refereed journals, international/national and regional conferences, publishers, and a federal/state grant reviewer. Dr. Bai received the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Award by the University of Central Florida for Research Excellence in teaching and learning in 2012, Teaching Incentive Program Award (TIP) by the University of Central Florida For Teaching Excellence in 2012, and she was also the recipient of Excellence in Research Award in 2013 and Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award in 2012 in CEHP and the UCF Fellow of the Academy for Teaching, Learning, and Leadership Award in 2010.

Areas of Expertise

Educational Research

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