Linda Chiang, EdD

Professor Emerita, Division of Teacher Education

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Linda H. Chiang, EdD, is a professor emerita of APU’s Division of Teacher Education. She is a lifelong learner whose research interests include culture and learning styles, early childhood special education, and teaching pedagogies. She was a recipient of the Dean’s Accomplished Scholar (2008) and Outstanding Researcher (2010) awards from the School of Education. Her publications, which are in English and Chinese, include Positive Psychology: Implications for Life, Work and Education, 2nd Ed. (Taipei, Psychology Publishers, 2010); and Modernization, Globalization, and Confucianism in Chinese Societies (Praeger, 2002; co-authored with Joseph B. Tamney). She also wrote a monthly column titled “Perfect Schools in an Imperfect World” for a professional journal in Taiwan.


  • EdD, Adult, Higher and Community Education, Ball State University
  • MA, Educational Psychology, Ball State University
  • BA, Chinese Literature and Language, National Taiwan Normal University


  • Trainer, Resilient Educator Instructor

Academic Area

  • School of Education


  • Ethnic Studies
  • Psychology
  • Verbal and Nonverbal Communication

Courses Taught

  • EDUC 572 – Advanced Educational Psychology
  • EDUC 573 – Philosophy/Ethics and History of Education