Xiaoxia A. Newton
Xiaoxia Newton is an associate professor in the Cato College of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC). Her scholarship is centrally concerned with using methodological tools in creative and productive ways to tackle educational problems pertinent in urban communities, with an emphasis on mathematics education and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) participation. Her book, Improving teacher knowledge in K-12 schooling: Perspectives on STEM education, was published in March 2018 by Palgrave Macmillan. Newton received her bachelor's and master's degrees in English from Tsinghua University inBeijing, and her Ph.D. in social research methodology from the University of California, Los Angeles.