Peng PengAssistant Professor
Ph.D., Education, Vanderbilt University, 2014
M.S., Education and Developmental Psychology, Beijing Normal University, 2009
B.S., Psychology, Beijing Normal University, 2006
B.A., English Language and Literature, Beijing Normal University, 2006
Peng Peng joined the Department of Special Education and Communications Disorders in August 2016 as an assistant professor.
His research focuses on cognitive mechanisms underlying different types of learning disabilities. Peng Peng has a particular interest in determining how to embed working memory, executive functions and attention training into academic instructions for children with severe learning disabilities who do not respond to evidence-based academic instruction.
Prior to arriving at Nebraska, Peng Peng spent two years as an assistant professor in the Department of Special Education and Disability Studies at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He earned his doctorate from Vanderbilt University in 2014 after finishing a master's and two bachelor's degrees at Beijing Normal University in Beijing, China.