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Maurya Glaude - Tulane University. New Orleans, LA, US

Maurya Glaude

Professor of Practice | Tulane University


Maurya Glaude is an expert in adolescent mental health, disaster mental health and innovative social work teaching methods.



Maurya Glaude is a professor of practice at the Tulane School of Social Work as well as a practicing licensed clinical social worker and clinical supervisor. She attended Texas Southern University for her undergraduate studies in psychology and completed her MSW at the Tulane School of Social Work. For almost seven years, she provided behavioral and administrative social work services in non-profits and parish government in the Greater New Orleans area. She served as a mental health responder after Hurricane Katrina and was instrumental in developing and implementing protocols for evacuation and sheltering of St. Charles Parish residents in response to Hurricanes Rita, Gustav and Ike. After completing her Ph.D. studies at the University of Houston with support from a SAMHSA funded Council on Social Work, MFP doctoral fellowship, Glaude returned to New Orleans. Her research interests include adolescent mental health, improving accessibility of continuing care services for adolescents experiencing substance use disorders, and innovative social work teaching methods.

Areas of Expertise (3)

Disaster Behavioral Health

Substance Abuse

Adolescent Mental Health

Education (3)

University of Houston, Graduate College of Social Work: Doctor of Philosophy, Social Work 2017

Tulane University, School of Social Work: Master of Social Work, Social Work 2004

Texas Southern University: Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Art History

Affiliations (3)

  • Council on Social Work Education
  • Society for Social Work Research
  • National Association of Social Workers