Dr. Raymond Adams
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Building/Office: Peace (PCE) 128 Slot Number: 51
Ph.D., Jackson State University School of Social Work
M.S.W., (Masters of Social Work): Baylor University School of Social Work
Certificate in Multiculturalism in Social Work Practice: Baylor University School of Social Work
B.A., (Bachelors of Psychology): The University of Louisiana at Monroe
Raymond Adams, Ph.D., MSW, is an Assistant Professor of Social Work with the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences within the College of Liberal and Performing Arts at SAU. He earned his Master’s of Social Work (MSW) degree from Baylor University in Community Practice, and his Ph.D. in Social Work with a cognate in Social Epidemiology from Jackson State University School of Social Work in Jackson, Mississippi. Through qualitative and quantitive methodologies, Dr. Adams primarily explores the effects of both social epidemiological and psychological factors impact on the quality of life (QOL) among older, male, rural African-American prostate cancer (PrCA) survivors.
He has over eight years of social work experience with religious, ethnic minority groups primarily with older, African-American adults with co-occurring chronic illnesses or psychiatric disorders (e.g., cancer/high blood pressure, depression, etc.). Dr. Adams continues to provide consultation and professional development seminars for church-based health ministries, organizations, and non-governmental agencies.