Jessica Strong: Ph.D., MSW, LSW, Assistant Professor

Jessica Strong, Assistant Professor

Jessica Strong began teaching with the CHHS School of Social Work in the fall of 2012 as a lecturer. She joined full-time faculty in 2013 after earning her doctorate in social work from Rutgers University in New Jersey. She also earned a BSW from Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, Ind. and a MSW from Fayetteville State University. She has worked in research on a variety of projects, especially those examining the intersection of health issues and social work in veteran populations. She regularly presents her research at local and national conferences. She also has practice experience in social work with women, focusing on issues of sexual assault, interpersonal violence and employment.


Teaching areas

  • Field
  • Social Work with Military members, Veterans and their Families

Research Areas

  • Military Members, Veterans and their Families
  • Health and Social Work
  • Gender Issues in the Military