Mian Wang of UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School was one of three international keynote speakers at the International Forum on Inclusive Education at Ningbo, China on June 22. Wang’s talk was titled “Inclusion: A Path to Education for All.” This international forum was organized by the Ningbo Municipal Government and co-sponsored by the Ministry of Education of Zhejiang Province and East China Normal University. More than 100 education experts from around the world attended this forum.
Mian Wang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Education, specializing in Special Education, Disability, and Risk Studies. He received a Ph.D. from the University of Patras, Greece, in Applied Developmental Psychology with an emphasis on Cognitive Development of Children with Intellectual Disabilities as well as a Ph.D. from the University of Kansas in Special Education with an emphasis on Family and Disability Policy. Wang has 14 years experience working in the field of disability and special education in several countries such as Canada, China, Greece, and the United States. He completed his undergraduate and graduate studies in Psychology in China. His research interests include: child and family outcomes of early childhood services, family-professional partnership, atypical child development, positive behavioral support in cultural context, and disability policy.
[Mian Wang is available for interviews; contact George Yatchisin at 805 893 5789]
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