Cathy Wang has an M.P.P. degree from Duke University and is currently completing her Ph.D. at Rutgers University in planning and public policy, with a focus on higher education budgeting and finance. Her other research interests include social welfare policy and philanthropy. She has publications in both English and Chinese. Since the fall of 2013, Cathy has been teaching courses at Rutgers, including Research Method I, Principles of Public Policy, and Social Welfare Policy and Services II. She has taught both undergraduate and graduate students.