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Qiyang Zhang

Doctoral Candidate


M.S.Ed. Education Policy, University of Pennsylvania

B.A. Economics; B.E. Industrial Systems Engineering and Management (with Honors and Distinction), National University of Singapore

Hunter Gehlbach

Research Interests
Evidence-based education; Research synthesis; Health and education; Meta-analysis; Causal inference

Research Center
Center for Research and Reform in Education

Personal website


Qiyang Zhang is a PhD candidate at Johns Hopkins University, School of Education. Her primary research interests include students’ well-being, school-based mental health interventions, and automated meta-analysis workflows. Apart from her work at SPIEE, she also works as a research assistant at Center for Research and Reform in Education. Before coming to Johns Hopkins, she graduated with a master’s degree in Education Policy from the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania. Qiyang also holds dual Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Industrial Systems Engineering (with Honors and Distinction) from the National University of Singapore.