Eddie Glaude

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Eddie Glaude
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Eddie S. Glaude Jr.

1968 (age 53–54)
Academic background
Alma materMorehouse College
Temple University
Princeton University
Academic work
InstitutionsPrinceton University
Glaude speaking to the City Club of Cleveland in 2017.

Eddie S. Glaude Jr. (born 1968) is an American academic. He is the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, where he is also the Chair of the Center for African American Studies and the Chair of the Department of African American Studies.[1] He is the author of the 2020 book Begin Again, which is about James Baldwin and the history of American politics.


Glaude was born in 1968 in Moss Point, Mississippi.[2] He was raised at St Peter's Apostolic Catholic Church in Pascagoula, a parish administered by the Josephites.[3]

He is a 1989 graduate of Morehouse College where he was the Student Government President. He holds a master's degree in African-American studies from Temple University and a master's degree in religion from Princeton University.[4]

Glaude earned his Ph.D. in religion from Princeton University and is a founding member and Senior Fellow of the Jamestown Project.[5]

Glaude began his teaching career at Bowdoin College where he served as chair of the Department of Religion. Glaude has received numerous awards including the Carl A. Fields Award, and was a Visiting Scholar in African-American Studies at Harvard University and Amherst College.[6]

His first book, Exodus! Religion, Race, and Nation in Early 19th Century Black America, won the Modern Language Association's William Sanders Scarborough Book Prize.[5]

Glaude has appeared on The Tavis Smiley Show, Fox News' Hannity & Colmes Show, CNN, MSNBC, C-SPAN, and NBC Meet the Press. Along with Cornel West and Michael Eric Dyson, he also appeared in the documentary Stand, produced and directed by Tavis Smiley.[7][8]

He is a contributor to the Huffington Post[9] and is well known for being a regular contributor and panelist during the State of the Black Union. In 2007, Glaude delivered the Founder's Day Convocation keynote address during the 140th anniversary of Morehouse College.[10]

He and his wife, the former Winnifred Brown, have a son, Langston.[4]



  1. ^ "Eddie S. Glaude Jr. | Department of African American Studies". aas.princeton.edu. Retrieved 2020-06-15.
  2. ^ "Glaude, Eddie S. 1968-". VIAF.
  3. ^ Glaude, Eddie (2018-04-29). "Tweet". Twitter. Retrieved 2021-02-28.
  4. ^ a b Eddie Glaude to Move to Princeton University Bowdoin Campus News, August 1, 2002
  5. ^ a b The Jamestown Project-Eddie S. Glaude Jr. Archived 2011-02-02 at the Wayback Machine (2007)
  6. ^ "Faculty Profile: Eddie S. Glaude Jr". Department of African American Studies, Princeton University. Retrieved 2022-01-09.
  7. ^ "Cast-Stand A Film By Tavis Smiley". Archived from the original on 2010-05-28. Retrieved 2010-05-14.
  8. ^ NBC "Meet the Press", April 18, 2021, NBC, retrieved April 19, 2021
  9. ^ "Eddie Glaude, Jr., Ph.D." HuffPost. Retrieved 14 September 2018.
  10. ^ Campus News Morehouse College: March 2007 Archives Archived 2011-07-16 at the Wayback Machine Campus News Morehouse College: March 2007 Archives

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