Heejung Jang




Heejung Jang received her BA from Ewha Womans University in South Korea. She came to the United States with her children in 2007 and attended Intensive English Course for International Students at the University of Missouri‐Columbia.

In 2012, she graduated with her Masters in Social Work (MSW) from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. She is interested in the effects that volunteering, caregiving, and workforces have on older adults' wellbeing.  Her focus is on groups with low socioeconomic status and cultural disparities. She hopes to continue to explore social issues related to well‐in later life.