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Associate Professor

Jennifer Adams, EdD

Education

EdD, Harvard University
MEd, Harvard University
BA, Colgate University

Program Affiliation

EdD, Educational Leadership and Management
MS, Global & International Education
Certificate, Education Policy
  • Davidson, Shannon and Jennifer Adams. (2013) “Adversity and internalizing problems among adolescents in rural China: the protective roles of parental and teacher support,” International Journal of Behavioral Development, 37(6): 530-541.
  • Chen, Shuang, Jennifer Adams, Zhiyong Qu, Xiaohua Wang, Li, Chen. (2013) “Parental migration status and academic engagement in China: the role of parental and teacher support,” International Review of Education, 59(6): 693-722.
  • Yiu, Lisa and Jennifer Adams. (2013) “Reforming Rural Education: Understanding Teacher Expectations for Rural Youth,” The China Quarterly, 216: 993-1017.
  • Comparative and international education
  • Poverty and education
  • Educational inequality
  • Educational policy
  • Quantitative methods
  • Survey research methods
  • Chinese education and society
  • Child welfare
  • Migration
  • Sociology of education
  • Drexel University (2014-present)
    Associate Professor
  • Drexel University (2013-2014)
    Associate Clinical Professor
  • Stanford University (2006-13)
    Assistant Professor
Jennifer Adams is an Associate Professor in the School of Education’s Educational Leadership and Management Program and the Global & International Education Program. Her research interests include comparative & international education, educational policy, educational inequality, child welfare, migration, sociology of education, and Chinese education & society. Adams has published a few works including “Adversity and internalizing problems among adolescents in rural China: the protective roles of parental and teacher support,” “Parental migration status and academic engagement in China: the role of parental and teacher support,” and “Reforming Rural Education: Understanding Teacher Expectations for Rural Youth.”  Her office is located at Room 136 in One Drexel Plaza. She can be reached at 215-571-4581 and at jennifer.adams@drexel.edu.