Razia Azen, Ph.D.
Independent Evaluation Consultant
University of Wisconsin– Milwaukee Consulting Office for Research & Evaluation
Quantitative Research Consultant
Dr. Razia Azen is an independent evaluation consultant who has worked with AMTC since 2016. Dr. Azen leads the AMTC team in overseeing the impact evaluation work for the Milwaukee County Pathways for Fathers and Families project. Dr. Azen is an Associate Professor in the Educational Psychology department and Director of the Consulting Office for Research and Evaluation in the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM). She teaches courses in bteaches basic and advanced statistics courses. Her research focuses primarily on general linear models, which are statistical models that have a wide range of applications. The main goals of her research are to develop methods that can address a wide variety of research questions and to aid researchers in properly applying statistical methods and interpreting statistical information. Azen has published in the area of psychological and educational statistics in journals such as Psychological Methods, Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, and the British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology. In addition, she has collaborated on research projects in the area of educational measurement that were published in Educational and Psychological Measurement as well as Applied Measurement in Education. She has also co-authored research projects using meta-analysis and mediation analysis in applied areas such as counseling psychology, and co-authored a textbook on categorical data analysis. Dr. Azen received a doctorate degree in quantitative psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a master’s degree in statistics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.