Pi-Ju (Marian) Liu, PhD


  • PhD, Claremont Graduate University
  • BA, National Taiwan University


Dr. Liu conducts applied research around elder justice issues, covering topics on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. She works with Adult Protective Services, and has been funded by the Administration for Community Living to measure services outcomes. Her ultimate goal is to empower older adults to live in a society with social justice. She is also the co-chair of the National Adult Protective Services Association and National Committee for Prevention of Elder Abuse Research Committee. Prior to joining Purdue University, Dr. Liu was an Assistant Professor at University of California, San Francisco. Visit her personal website to learn more about her work: http://www.pijumarianliu.com/

Area(s) of Specialization

  • Elder Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation
  • Adult Protective Services

Current CV (PDF)


Assistant Professor
Courtesy Appointment

Faculty Associate:
   Center on Aging and the Life

(PhD, Claremont Graduate University)

School of Nursing, JNSN 247A
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