Federick Ngo is an associate professor in UNLV's College of Education. His work examines the impact of higher education policy and practice on college access and success, with a focus on community college students.
Ngo has studied topics including the implementation and impact of developmental/remedial education and developmental education reforms, the persistence and attainment of under-served students in the community college setting, undocumented students, and the role of math in college access. The former high school math teacher's research projects have been funded by entities such as the National Science Foundation. He was the recipient of the UNLV College of Education's Early Career Award in 2020 and the Distinguished Research Award in 2023.
His work has been featured in media outlets including U.S. News & World Report, Salon, Inside Higher Ed, and The Conversation.
- Ph.D., Urban Education Policy, University of Southern California
- M.A., Economics, University of Southern California
- M.A., International Education Administration and Policy Analysis, Stanford University
- M.A., Teaching of Mathematics, Stanford University
- B.A., Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University