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Albert A. Cheng

Albert A. Cheng

Assistant Professor


(EDRE)-Education Reform

Phone: 479-575-6553

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Albert Cheng is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Education Reform in the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas, where he teaches courses in education policy and philosophy. His research focuses on character formation, faith-based schools, and school choice. He is a Senior Fellow at Cardus, an affiliated research fellow at the Program on Education Policy and Governance at Harvard University, and a former math teacher at James Logan High School in Union City, California. 

  • Character, Moral Education
  • Faith-Based Schools
  • School Choice Policy
  • EDRE 6413. Issues in Education Policy
  • EDRE 5053. Philosophy and History of Education and Education Reform

PhD Education Policy, University of Arkansas, 2016

MA Education, Biola University, 2012

Single-Subject Teaching Credential, Mathematics, California State University East Bay, 2007

BA Pure Mathematics, University of California Berkeley, 2006 



  • Assistant Professor in Education Policy, 2018-present
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow; Harvard University, 2016-2018
  • James Logan High School, Union City, CA; Math Teacher, 2006-2010