Director of Special Education
Mickie Wong-Lo is an associate professor and the Director of Special Education in the School of Education at Biola University. Dr. Wong-Lo, a board certified behavior analyst, completed her doctoral studies in special education with the emphasis in emotional and behavioral disorders and juvenile delinquency at the University of North Texas. Prior to entering the field of higher education, she worked as a behavioral training coordinator and behavior consultant for private and public education/mental health facilities in Texas. She served on the board of directors for the Council for Exceptional Children and is an appointed member of the executive board for the Pioneers Division of the Council for Exceptional Children. Dr. Wong-Lo also serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Preventing School Failure, Journal of Gang Research, and Multiple Voices for Ethnically Diverse Exceptional Learners. As an advocate for safe schools and mental health, her research focus surrounds issues on cyberbullying, gang crime analysis, violence in schools as well as behavioral and function-based interventions.