Department of Psychology

Qingqing Zhu, Ph.D. 

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Assistant Professor
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Dr. Zhu joined Western Illinois University in 2020 after having earned her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Kansas. She completed the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (LEND) training program at the University of Kansas Medical Center and completed her internship in a private practice focusing on neurodevelopmental evaluations. Most recently, she worked as a school psychologist at Springfield Public Schools. 


Dr. Zhu teaches courses in assessment, child development and childhood problems, and the school psychology practicum.


Dr. Zhu's research interests include psychometric properties of psychological measures, including translations and cross-cultural comparisons of the instruments. She is also interested in exploring the efficacy of conducting assessment and intervention through alternative models (e.g., telehealth). 

Recent Scholarly Activity:

Zhu, Q. & Lowe, P. A. (2017). Examination of the psychometric properties of the Revised Children’s Manifest Anxiety Scale-Second Edition scores among Chinese secondary school students. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 36, 725-735. doi: 10.1177/0734282917698302