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Zachary Ginder

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Barbara Solomon School of Social Work

Degree Program Master of Social Work (MSW)

Dr. Ginder began his professional career in 2001, and has predominantly served in the health and human service, non-profit, and educational sectors since that time. He has worked in varying roles that include direct practice, education and non-profit administrative leadership, and faculty positions. Ginder holds a Doctorate in Psychology and a Masters in Social Work, with a concentration in industrial/organizational social work. He has had the pleasure of working with organizations that serve high-need and disproportionately impacted populations such as homeless and runaway youth, homeless families, families living with HIV/AIDS, and pediatric populations living with neurodevelopmental disabilities and behavioral challenges.
Dr. Ginder has taught at the undergraduate and graduate level on subjects ranging from foundations of student success to generalist practice and human behavior. He has also served in academic leadership, overseeing institutional distance education initiatives and credit/non-credit instruction. At Walden University, he is a contributing faculty member in the Master of Social Work program. His research interests span a wide range of subjects and include caregiver stress, contemplative practice, neurodevelopmental disabilities, social support, and the application of industrial/organizational principles.