My methodological interests have evolved along three inter-related lines: (1) Bayesian methods and statistical computing; (2) longitudinal data analysis and time series analysis; and (3) study design and sample size determination. From a substantive perspective, I am interested in applying quantitative methods in developmental, clinical, cognitive, educational, and health research. Specifically, I focus on developing and applying appropriate Bayesian, longitudinal, and time series models and developing applicable statistical methods for analyzing various complex data and facilitating study design.
Du, H., & Wang, L. (accepted). Investigating reliabilities of intraindividualvariability indicators with autocorrelated longitudinal data. Multivariate Behavioral Research.
Gao, M. M., Du, H., Davies, P. T., Cummings, E. Mark. (accepted). Marital conflict behaviors and parenting: Dyadic links over time. Family Relations.
Park, I. J., Du, H., Wang, L., Williams, D. R., & Alegría, M. (in press). Racial/Ethnic Discrimination and Mental Health in Mexican-Origin Youths and Their Parents: Testing the “Linked Lives” Hypothesis. Journal of Adolescent Health.
Du, H., Liu, F., & Wang, L. (2017). A Bayesian" fill-in" method for correcting for publication bias in meta-analysis. Psychological Methods, 22(4), 799-817.
Planalp, E.M., Du, H., Braungart-Rieker, J.M., & Wang, L. (2017). Growth curve modeling to studying change: A comparison of approaches using longitudinal dyadic data with distinguishable dyads. Structural Equation Modeling, 24(1), 129-147.
Du, H., Zhang, Z., & Yuan, K.-H. (2016). Power analysis for t-test with non-normal data and unequal variancess. In van der Ark, L.A., Culpepper, S., Douglas, J.A., Wang, W.-C., & Wiberg, M. (Eds.), Proceedings of Quantitative Psychology: The 81st Annual Meeting of the psychometric Society. New York, NY: Springer.
Du, H., & Wang, L. (2016). A Bayesian power analysis procedure considering uncertainty in effect size estimates from a meta-analysis. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 51(1), 589-605.
Du, H., & Wang, L. (2016). The impact of the number of dyads on estimation of dyadic data analysis using multilevel modeling. Methodology, 12(1), 21-31.