Yinying Wang is an associate professor of educational leadership in Educational Policy Studies at Georgia State University. She earned her Ed.D. in urban educational leadership at the University of Cincinnati.
Her research interest intersects technology, decision making, neuroscience and social network analysis in educational leadership and policy. She is also an associate faculty member in the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University. In addition to teaching educational leadership courses, she also teaches Social Network Analysis (EPS 8780). She and her research team developed the website of text mining of education policy.
Her background includes medical doctor, classroom teacher and school administrator.
Wang, Y. (2020). What is the role of emotions in educational leaders’ decision making? Proposing an organizing framework. Educational Administration Quarterly.
Wang. Y. (2020). Understanding congressional coalitions: A discourse network analysis of congressional hearings for the Every Student Succeeds Act. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 28(19), 1-34.
Wang, Y. (2019). Is data-driven decision making at odds with moral decision making? A critical review of school leaders’ decision making in the era of school accountability. Values and Ethics in Educational Administration, 14(2), 1-9.
Wang, Y. (2019). Pulling at your heartstrings: Examining four leadership approaches from the neuroscience perspective. Educational Administration Quarterly, 55(2), 328–359.
Wang, Y., & Fikis, D. (2019). Common Core Standards unfold on Twitter: Public sentiment and opinion leaders. Educational Policy, 33(4), 650-683. (impact factor: 1.955).
Wang, Y. (2017). Education policy research in the big data era: Methodological frontiers, misconceptions, and challenges. Education Policy Analysis Archives, 25(94), 1-24.
Wang, Y., Bowers, A. J., & Fikis, D. (2017). Automated text data mining analysis of five decades of educational leadership research literature: Probabilistic topic modeling of EAQ articles from 1965 to 2014. Educational Administration Quarterly, 53(2), 289-323.
Wang, Y. (2016). Getting personal! Twitter communication between school districts, superintendents, and the public. Journal of School Leadership, 26(5), 865-890.
Wang, Y., & Bowers, A. J. (2016). Mapping the field of educational administration research: A journal citation network analysis. Journal of Educational Administration, 54(3), 242-269.