Ying Zhang
Ying Zhang, Ph.D.

Dr. Ying Zhang is a social scientist with two decades of experience designing and delivering implementation, evaluation, and research studies for governmental and non-governmental organizations. She specializes in leading evidence-building activities, including conducting rigorous program evaluation and data analysis and using performance measures to monitor and manage programs. Dr. Zhang has directed multiple projects funded by the U.S. Departments of Labor, State,  and Education; National Science Foundation; and Food and Nutrition Service. She is a certified survey methodologist, certified instructional observer for informal science education, and certified reviewer for ED's What Works Clearinghouse.

Before joining MSG, she led a longitudinal evaluation on a multidisciplinary approach to secondary education, conducted survey studies on the impact of the No Child Left Behind Act, and performed psychometric analyses for standardized state assessments. 


University of Maryland - College Park
Ph.D., Education
M.A., Measurement, Statistics, and Evaluation