Xiaodan Hu, Ph.D. served as a research fellow in the Institute of Higher Education at University of Florida. Hu teaches courses related to community college leadership, finance and policy and higher education administration.
Her research typically employs quantitative methods to examine the impact of state policies and institutional initiatives, focusing on educational equity issues of historically underserved students and adult learners. She also studies the role of leadership and best practices in community colleges. Hu has recently written on the impact of performance-based funding, the pathway of upward transfer, and gender differences in STEM degree attainment.
- Ph.D., University of Florida (Higher Education Administration)
- M.S., Texas A&M University (Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education)
- B.A., Beijing Forestry University (English)