Jianping Shen

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Jianping Shen
Professor of Educational Leadership, and Evaluation, Measurement and Research and Co-Director of the Wallace Foundation Grant
(269) 387-3887
3571 Sangren Hall, Mail Stop 5283
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Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5283 USA
  • Ph.D., University of Washington in Seattle

Dr. Jianping Shen is the John E. Sandberg Professor of Education in educational leadership, research and technology at Western Michigan University. He earned a Ph.D. in educational leadership from University of Washington. He teaches, among other courses, leadership theory, policy analysis, research methods, and dissertation seminar. His research interests include leadership theory, data-informed decision making, teacher retention and attrition, alternative certification, systemic change, and others, using both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Shen has directed or co-directed several large, externally funded projects.