Mei-Yan Lu, PhD

Mei-Yan Lu

Emeritus Faculty Educational Leadership


  • Ph.D., Curriculum & Instruction, Arizona State University
  • M.A., Computer Assisted Instruction, University of Wisconsin-River Falls
  • B.A., Educational Psychology, Fu Jen University

Recent Publications

  • Reis, N., Lu, M.Y., & Louque, A. (forth coming 2021). “The Resilient Women of Color Leaders: Narratives of Black and Brown Leaders in P-16 Settings” In the Black and Brown Leadership and the Promotion of Change in an Era of Social Unrest special issue to be published by IGI Global, an international publisher of progressive academic research.
  • Lu, M.Y., Miller, M. & Gearhart, G. D. (2020). From the Chalkboard to the Bank: Teaching Educational Leaders to be Effective Fundraisers. The Journal of Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, volume 32, pp. 15-23.
  • Miller, M. & Lu, M.Y. (2017). Moving Online: Public and Private University Motivation and the Implication of Public Policy – a book chapter in the Volume III of the series “Contemporary Perspectives on Technological Innovation, Management and Policy”. Title of the Book "Technological Innovation Networks: Collaboration and Partnership", International Academic Publishing, San Bernardino, California.

Recent Presentations

  • Redefine Resiliencies: Narrative of BIPOC Leaders in Education (with Reis, Louque) A paper presentation at the CAPEA (California Association for Professors in Educational Administration) Virtual Conference, March 19, 2021.
  • Cultivating Future Leaders: College Students’ Understanding of Leadership. A paper presentation at the CAPEA (California Association for Professors in Educational Administration) Fall Virtual Conference, October 16-17, 2020.
  • High Tech/High Touch: Using Technology to Enhance Positive Education at San Jose State University, Silicon Valley, U.S.A. Paper presented at the National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) International Education Conference, Hsinchu City, Taiwan, May 15th, 2019.

Noteworthy Grants and Awards

  • Instructional Leadership Corps Grant 2021
  • Sharing Voices: A Podcasting Project 2021
  • Sabbatical Award 2017

Areas of Research Interest

  • Higher education
  • Leadership development
  • Online teaching and learning
  • Women and leadership