Jennifer C. Ng, PhD

School of Education - Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Educational Policy Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Primary office:
785-864-9660
Joseph R. Pearson Hall
Room 424
University of Kansas
1122 West Campus Rd
Lawrence, KS 66045-3101


Program Affiliation:

http://elps.ku.edu/

Related Information:

http://elps.ku.edu/courses

Education

Ph.D., Educational Policy Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

M.A.T., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Iowa

B.A., English and Psychology, University of Iowa

Teaching

Courses:

ELPS 743: Foundations of Multicultural Education

ELPS 745: Sociology of Education

ELPs 871: Introduction to Qualitative Research

Teaching Interests

  • Multicultural education
  • Diversity and equity in education
  • Qualitative research methods

Research Interests

  • Multicultural issues related to race, class, and other equity concerns in education
  • Qualitative research methodology

Selected Publications

Ng, J. & Peter, L. (2010). Should I stay or should I go? Examining the career choices of alternatively licensed teachers in urban schools. The Urban Review, 42, 123-142.

Ng, J. & Rury, J. (2009). Problematizing Payne and understanding poverty: An analysis with data from the 2000 census. Journal of Educational Controversy, 4(1).

Ng, J. Lee, S. & Pak, Y. (2007). Dismantling the model minority and perpetual foreigner stereotypes: A critical review of literature on Asian Americans in education. Review of Research in Education, 31, 95-130.

Ng, J. (2006). Understanding the impact of accountability on preservice teachers’ decisions about where to teach. The Urban Review, 38(5), 353-372.

Ng, J. & Rury, J. (2006). Poverty and education: A critical analysis of the Ruby Payne phenomenon. Teachers College Record, ID# 12596. www.tcrecord.org

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Selected Awards & Honors

Class of 2015
Leadership Kansas
2015 - 2016

Gene A. Budig Professorship
2011 - 2012

Keeler Intra-University Professorship
University of Kansas
2011 - 2012

Nominee, W.T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence
University of Kansas
2010

Faculty Achievement Award given for the Outstanding Teacher in the School of Education
University of Kansas
2009


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