Lixia Zhang

Lixia Zhang is a doctoral student, research assistant and teaching assistant at the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare at UW-Milwaukee. Prior to coming to the United States, she conducted research on migrant workers and migrant children in China with a nonprofit organization in Shanghai.

Lixia’s┬áresearch interests include adverse childhood experiences, maladaptive parenting behaviors, prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect, child protection and welfare policies and cross-cultural child study.

Lixia received her MSW in 2014 as part of the MSW/Ph.D. joint program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She holds an M.A. from East China Normal University.

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