College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Felicia Tuggle has over twelve years of experience in applying behavioral and social sciences theories, evidence-based interventions,, and best practices to develop, implement, and evaluate health and human service programs. Dr. Tuggle holds a doctoral degree in Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) from Auburn University, a Master of Social Work Degree (MSW) from the Whitney M. Young Jr. School of Social Work at Clark Atlanta University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Human Relation from Point University. In August 2017, Dr. Tuggle joined the Barbara Solomon School of Social Work and Human Services faculty. Dr. Tuggle currently serves as a Contributing Faculty in both the BSW and MSW programs and brings over six years of university level teaching experience.
At the broadest sense Dr. Tuggle’s research interest focus on campus and community engagement and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Dr. Tuggle is a widely sought consultant on partnership development, community engagement, and expansion and sustainability activities. Her specific area of expertise is in program development, implementation, and evaluation. Dr. Tuggle has held leadership positions in state government, academic institutions, and non-profit agencies where she has provided administrative leadership and management of financial, human, and program resources. Dr. Tuggle is an active member with the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), the National Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW). Dr. Tuggle serves on the board of the Girls, Empowered, and Motivated to Succeed (GEMS), the Randolph Glee Foundation, and the School Social Work Association of Georgia.