Assistant Professor of Social Work
Building/Office: Peace (PCE) 128 Slot Number: 51
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 joined SAU’s Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences as an assistant professor in the fall 2014 semester. Raymond has over 8 years of social work practice experience with several different populations including at risk and abused children, adults with severe and persistent mental illness, persons with addictions, and children with severe emotional disturbances. Prior to SAU, he served as project manager for University of Missouri – Columbia School of Medicine CATCH planning grant (funded by the American Academy of Pediatrics), where he conducted in person interviews with different denominational congregation members about food insecurity and health care practices. Currently, his primary research focuses on investigating cancer prevention strategies among church-affiliated African American men at risk for prostate and colorectal cancer. His research agenda emanates from community practice experience in Northeast Louisiana and the Midwest. Raymond continues to remain active in local church life, consulting with church congregations who are engaged in responding to the practical needs of persons both domestically and internationally.