- Ph.D., Educational Policy Studies, University of Illinois, Champagne, Illinois, 2004
- M.A., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1998
- B.A., English and Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1997
- multicultural issues related to race, class, and other equity concerns in education
- qualitative research methodology
|ELPS||743||Foundations of Multicultural Education|
|ELPS||745||Sociology of Education|
|ELPS||871||Introduction to Qualitative Research|
- Gene A. Budig Teaching Professorship, University of Kansas, 2011 Recipient
- Keeler Intra-University Professorship, University of Kansas, 2010 Recipient
- W.T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence, University of Kansas, 2010 Nominee
- Faculty Achievement Award for Outstanding Teaching, University of Kansas, 2009 Recipient
- Ng, J. and Peter, L. (2010). Should I stay or should I go? Examining the career choices of alternatively licensed teachers in urban schools. The Urban Review, 42, 123-142.
- Ng, J. and Rury, J. (2009, Winter). Problematizing Payne and understanding poverty: An analysis with data from the 2000 census. Journal of Educational Controversy, 4 (1).
- Ng, J., Lee, S. and Pak, Y. (2007). Dismantling the model minority and perpetual foreigner stereotypes: A critical review of literature on Asian Americans in education. Review of Research in Education, 31, 95-130.
- Ng, J. (2006). Understanding the impact of accountability on preservice teachers' decisions about where to teach. The Urban Review, 38 (5). 353-372.
- Ng, J. and Rury, J. (2006, July 20). Poverty and education: A critical analysis of the Ruby Payne phenomenon. Teachers College Record. Retrieved from www.tcrecord.org ID# 12596. (Featured also in a special issue of Teachers College Record's most read articles of 2006)