Xiaoyang Ye will join the Annenberg Institute as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Fall of 2020. He is currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University. He studies the economics of education, with a focus on understanding and advancing education policies to reduce poverty and inequality. He was a National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellow and received the New Scholars Award and the Jean Flanigan Outstanding Dissertation Award from AEFP. He earned his Ph.D. in Higher Education (economics and K-20 education policy concentrations) from the University of Michigan.