Zheng Yang

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Associate Professor

(310) 243-3575




Dr. Zheng Yang serves as an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Administration at California State University, Dominguez Hills. Her specialized areas of research and teaching include public and nonprofit management, organizational theory and behavior, network governance, inter-organizational collaboration, and volunteering behavior, with a nuanced focus on incorporating social psychology perspectives to explain organizational behavior in public and nonprofit sectors. Before joining CSUDH, Dr. Yang earned her doctoral degree in Public Administration from North Carolina State University. Her research work has appeared in Public Management Review, International Public Management Journal, The American Review of Public Administration, Perspectives on Public Management and Governance, and the Social Science Journal, among others. Besides her English publications, Dr. Yang has authored a well-received introductory book on research methods, "The Fun of Becoming a Researcher: Your First Book on How to Conduct Social Research," which is written in Chinese.


Courses Taught at CSUDH

CJA 339, Research Methods and Communication in Criminal Justice Administration 

PUB 303, Public Personnel Administration 

PUB 502, Administrative Theory and Behavior 

PUB 508, Public Human Resource Management 

PUB 592, Capstone: Integrative Seminar in Public Administration 

PUB 503, Introduction to Research Methods in Public Administration 

PUB 500, Environment and Practice of Public Administration 


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