Yong Qiang Zheng, PhD, MSW

Director, Master of Social Work Program

Associate Professor of Social Work

Areas of Expertise

  • Aging Populations
  • End of Life Care
  • Grief
Yong Qiang Zheng

Yong Qiang Zheng earned a PhD in social work from the University of Louisville and also holds a master's degree in social work 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 six 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.