Xiaoheng Wang, Ph.D.
Wichita State University Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs
Xiaoheng Wang received her doctoral degree from the Department of Public Administration at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research interests include public budgeting and finance, financial management of state and local governments, and survey methods. For her dissertation, Wang gathered data from 100 large American cities to examine the municipal financial condition in the wake of the great recession. Wang has been involved in survey research projects, such as a national survey of local government technology use and a network evaluation study of a public school district.
Primary Teaching Areas
Public Budgeting and Financial Management; Research Methods; Public Policy Process
Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2014 - 2019
Instructor, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2019
Instructor, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2016
Ph.D, Public Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2019. Dissertation: The Financial Condition of America’s Large Cities: The Role of Fiscal Institutions, Decentralization, and Intergovernmental Aid
MPA, Public Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2012
BA, Management, Nanjing Tech University, 2010
BA, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Nanjing Tech University, 2010
Holbrook, Allyson L., Sterrett, David., Crosby, Andrew W., Stavrakantonaki, Marina., Wang, Xiaoheng., Zhao, Tianshu., & Johnson, Timothy P. (2019). “Survey Experiments and Changes in Question Wording in Repeated Cross-Sectional Surveys”. In the Edited Book: Experimental Methods in Survey Research: Techniques that Combine Random Sampling with Random Assignment (Wiley Series in Survey Methodology). Wiley Publisher.