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Jing Wang Assistant Professor

PH.D., Special Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2023
M.Ed., Educational Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2017
B.A., School of Humanities and Foreign Language, Xi’an University of Technology, 2010

Dr. Jing Wang is an assistant professor in the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. 

Jing is a certified special education teacher and holds a state-issued teaching license (LBS1; Learning Behavior Specialist 1 endorsement) from Illinois. Jing received her master’s degrees and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). While pursuing her Ph.D. at (UIC), she served as an instructor of record for courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels. 

Jing’s research primarily aims to improve mathematics outcomes for English learners (ELs) with or at risk for learning disabilities at elementary grade levels. Her methods include: (a) the development and implementation of culturally responsive mathematics interventions, and (b) empirical investigation into the specific learning needs of students with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, including ELs.

Areas of Expertise:

    Learning Disabilities - Math Disabilities
    Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Pedagogy
    Evidence-Based Math Interventions
    English Learners with and/or at risk for Disabilities

Professional Highlights

Council of Exceptional ChildrenThe Council for Learning DisabilitiesAmerican Educational Research AssociationThe National Council of Teachers of MathematicsNational Association for Bilingual Education