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Yinying Wang

Assistant Professor    

Yinying Wang is an assistant professor of educational leadership in the Department of Educational Policy Studies at Georgia State University. She earned her Ed.D. in urban educational leadership at the University of Cincinnati. She primarily utilizes quantitative method and social network analysis to study educational technology leadership. Her publications focus on social media in organizational communication, digital inequities in virtual schools, and the impacts of big and open data in educational leadership and policymaking. She was a University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) 2011–13 Barbara L. Jackson Scholar and 2013 David L. Clark Scholar. Her background includes medical doctor, classroom teacher and school administrator.


Jorissen, K., and Wang, Y. (forthcoming). “Focus and delivery of doctoral programs in educational leadership programs.” International Journal of Educational Reform.

Wang, Y., and Decker, J. R. (2014). “Examining digital inequities in Ohio’s K-12 virtual schools: Implications for educational leaders and policymakers.” International Journal of Educational Reform, 23(4), 294-314.

Wang, Y., and Decker, J. R. (2014). “Can virtual schools thrive in the real world?TechTrends, 58(6), 57-62. doi: 10.1007/s11528-014-0804-z

Wang, Y. (2013). “Social media in schools: A treasure trove or hot potato?Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 16(1), 83 – 91. doi: 10.1177/1555458913478424