Dr. Shouping Hu
Dr. Shouping Hu is Professor of Higher Education, the Louis W. and Elizabeth N. Bender Endowed Professor, and the coordinator for the higher education program at Florida State University.
Dr. Hu’s research interests examine issues related to college access and success, student engagement and learning, and higher education policy. Dr. Hu has published more than 50 journal articles and book chapters and is the author of five books. He has received funding support from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), the Gates Foundation, NPEC/AIR, and other sources.
Dr. Hu teaches graduate-level courses in Higher Education Finance, International Perspectives in Higher Education, and Student Success in College (on-line). He also taught courses such as Public Policy in Higher Education, Prospectus Development, State Education Policy, American College Students, among others.
Dr. Hu has served as an editorial/advisory board member of Journal of Higher Education, Educational Researcher, Research in Higher Education, Journal of College Student Development, and ASHE Higher Education Report Series. He has served as a standing member for the Systems and Broad Reform panel and a member for the National Research and Development (R&D) Center panel for IES.
He received a B.S. degree in Geography in 1992 from Peking University. He earned his M.S. in Economics (1998) and his Ph.D. in Higher Education (2000) from Indiana University Bloomington.