Educational Leadership

Ed Leadership New Faculty Fall 2017

Join us in welcoming two new faculty members to the Education Leadership and Higher and PostSecondary Education programs Professors Lisette Nieves and Liang Zhang.  

Lisette Nieves is currently a clinical professor of educational leadership and policy studies at NYU Steinhardt. Lisette holds a B.A. from Brooklyn College, a B.A./M.A. from the University of Oxford, an M.P.A. from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University and a doctorate with distinction in Higher Education Management at the University of Pennsylvania.  Her areas of interest include community colleges, college pathways, workforce and education partnerships.

Liang Zhang is a Professor of Higher Education in the Department of Administration, Leadership, and Technology at the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. Prior to joining NYU in 2017, he taught at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Vanderbilt University, and Penn State University. He holds a PhD in Economics from Cornell University and a PhD in Higher Education from the University of Arizona.H is work has appeared in The Review of Higher Education, Research in Higher Education, Journal of Human Resources, Economics of Education Review, Educational Policy, and Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, and Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research.