Ying Hong Jiang, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Educational Leadership
Phone: (626) 815-5358
Fax: (626) 815-5416
Office Location: Building One, Room 128
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Ying Hong Jiang’s, Ph.D., primary research interest is in multi-variate statistical methods, and application of these tools as structural equation modeling and meta-analysis to examine influential factors of opportunities to learn for diverse student populations. Her other interests include Monte Carlo methods to investigate relationships between influential factors and performance of certain statistical parameters, and generalizability, validity, and reliability study of large-scale alternative assessment. Ying is also interested in investigating innovative usage of statistical approaches to evaluating programs within a solid theoretical framework.


  • Ph.D. - Urban Education: Educational Psychology - Research, Measurement, Evaluation and Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • M.S. - Guidance and Counseling, Fort Valley State University
  • B.A. - English, Shanghai International Studies University

Academic Area

  • School of Education
    • Department of Educational Leadership


  • statistical methods
  • structural equation modeling

Courses Taught

  • EDUC 575 – Educational Research, Statistics, and Program Evaluation
  • EDUC 746 – Advanced Data Analysis
  • EDUC 747 – Standards-based Assessment
  • EDUC 766 – Quantitative Research Methods
  • HED 743 – Program Evaluation in Higher Education

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