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Wenfan Yan, PhD

  • Professor, Department of Leadership in Education, College of Education and Human Development
  • Telephone: 617.287.4873


PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo

Additional Information

Wenfan Yan is a professor in the Department of Leadership in Education. He received his PhD from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He teaches courses on research methods and dissertation seminar. His research interests have been focused in the area of policy analysis around state, national, and international educational issues in equity, access, effectiveness, and assessment of P-16 education. Yan has received a research grant from the American Educational Research Association, supported by the National Science Foundation and the National Center for Education Statistic. His recent research grant on Chinese education reform and service learning was supported by the Chinese government. His research program integrated both quantitative and qualitative methodologies and a variety of statistical analysis techniques, including complex analysis procedures such as multilevel modeling.