Eddie Glaude

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Glaude speaking to the City Club of Cleveland in 2017.

Eddie S. Glaude Jr. is the chair of the Department of African American Studies and the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University.


Glaude was born in 1968.[1] 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.[2]

Glaude earned his Ph.D. in religion from Princeton University and is a founding member and Senior Fellow of the Jamestown Project.[3]

Glaude began his teaching career at Bowdoin College where he served as chair of the Department of Religion. Dr. 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.[4]

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.[3]

Glaude has appeared on the Tavis Smiley Show, Fox NewsHannity & Colmes Show, CNN, MSNBC and C-SPAN. Along with Cornel West and Michael Eric Dyson, he also appeared in the documentary, Stand, produced and directed by Tavis Smiley.[5]

He is a contributor to the Huffington Post[6] and is well known for being a regular contributor and panelist during the State of the Black Union. In 2007, Dr. Glaude delivered the Founder’s Day Convocation keynote address during the 140th anniversary of Morehouse College.[7]

He and his wife, the former Winnifred Brown, have a son, Langston.[2]


  • Exodus!: Religion, Race, and Nation in Early Nineteenth-Century Black America. University of Chicago Press. 15 March 2000. ISBN 978-0-226-29820-7.
  • Eddie S. Glaude, ed. (15 April 2002). Is It Nation Time?: Contemporary Essays on Black Power and Black Nationalism. University of Chicago Press. ISBN 978-0-226-29822-1.
  • Cornel West; Eddie S. Glaude, eds. (2003). African American Religious Thought: An Anthology. Westminster John Knox Press. ISBN 978-0-664-22459-2.
  • In a Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America (Large Print 16pt). ReadHowYouWant.com. 21 October 2010. pp. 307–. ISBN 978-1-4596-0613-5.
  • African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press. 1 July 2014. ISBN 978-0-19-518289-7.
  • Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul. Crown/Archetype. 12 January 2016. ISBN 978-0-8041-3742-3.


  1. ^ "Glaude, Eddie S. 1968-". VIAF.
  2. ^ a b Eddie Glaude to Move to Princeton University Bowdoin Campus News, August 1, 2002
  3. ^ a b The Jamestown Project-Eddie S. Glaude Jr. Archived 2011-02-02 at the Wayback Machine (2007)
  4. ^ Eddie Glaude, Jr.-Center for African American Studies (Princeton University: Faculty Profiles, Eddie S. Glaude Jr. February 18, 2010)
  5. ^ "Cast-Stand A Film By Tavis Smiley". Archived from the original on 2010-05-28. Retrieved 2010-05-14.
  6. ^ "Eddie Glaude, Jr., Ph.D." HuffPost. Retrieved 14 September 2018.
  7. ^ 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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