2011 The Root 100

Eddie S. Glaude Jr. is the William S. Todd Professor of Religion and African-American Studies at Princeton University.

  • Influence: 54.8
  • Reach: 7.8
  • Substance: 7.0
  • Media Mentions: 29
  • Internet Mentions: 690
  • Twitter Followers: 3224
  • Eddie S. Glaude Jr.

  • Professor who participated in a panel discussion titled 'Is the Black Church Dead?' at Columbia University's Institute for Research in African-American Studies.
  • Job: Professor of religion and African-American studies, Princeton University
  • Sector: Community
  • Twitter: @esglaude
  • Location: Princeton, N.J.
  • Age: 43
  • Bio: Eddie S. Glaude Jr. is a passionate scholar and teacher of courses such as Black Power and Its Theology of Liberation. Glaude and Princeton professor Cornel West developed the online course Covenant Curriculum: A Study of Black Democratic Action. In 2009 Princeton awarded Glaude its President's Award for Distinguished Teaching. The Mississippi native's books include Exodus! Religion, Race and Nation in Early Nineteenth Century Black America. Glaude is a graduate of Morehouse College. Like his Facebook page and watch his YouTube videos.