Yongqiang Zheng, PhD, MSW

Associate Professor of Social Work

Areas of Expertise

  • Aging Populations
  • End of Life Care
  • Grief
Yongqiang Zheng
Yongqiang earned his Ph.D. in social work from the University of Louisville. He also obtained a Master of Science in Social Work degree from the school’s Raymond A. Kent School of Social Work and Family Science. Before he came to George Fox University, he was a full-time social work faculty member and licensed practitioner in China for 6 years.
His area of expertise is focused on the aging population, including older adults and their mental health, community care, and end-of-life care. In recent years, his research interests have been parental grief in late life and spirituality integrated interventions for the bereaved.