Jiangang Xia, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Administration

Jiangang Xia’s research and teaching interests focus on PK-12 leadership theory and policy analysis, particularly on power and power relationship in schools; impact of accountability systems; and data-informed school improvement. His expertise lies in quantitative methods, large-scale data analysis and program evaluation. Xia has published five journal articles and four book chapters, and presented 15 research papers in national conferences in the area of K-12 educational leadership. He also worked as a high school math teacher for seven years in Guangzhou, China, and as an evaluation specialist at Dallas Independent School District, Texas.

Xia earned his doctorate in educational leadership from Western Michigan University. He received his bachelor’s in mathematics and master’s in education from East China Normal University.