Guan Saw

Assistant Professor
Dept. of Educational Psychology



     

Biography


Guan Saw is an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He received a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from University Technology of Malaysia, a Master's degree in sociology of education from National Taiwan Normal University, and a PhD in measurement and quantitative methods from Michigan State University. His research interests lie in the intersection of educational equity, policy analysis and implementation, sociology of education, and applied statistics in educational and social science research. Guan's current research focuses on the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and workforce, the causes and patterns of sociodemographic disparities in educational and occupational attainment, the impact of school reform policies and college readiness programs on student outcomes. His research has been funded by the American Educational Research Association, in conjunction with the National Science Foundation, and the Population Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin with the support from the National Institute of Child Health and Child Development. Guan's work has appeared in Educational Researcher, American Journal of Education, Teachers College Record, The Journal of Higher EducationHispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, AERA Open, and Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences