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Wenfan Yan

Title: Professor

Phone: 617.287.4873


Department: Leadership in Education


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, instrument design, program evaluation and dissertation seminar. His research interests have been focused in the area of comparative study and policy analysis around state, national, and international educational issues in equity, access, effectiveness, and assessment of P-16 education. His recent research focuses on Chinese education reform and service learning. His research program integrated both quantitative and qualitative methodologies and a variety of statistical analysis techniques, including complex analysis procedures such as multilevel modeling.