College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Flentroy has over eight years of research and teaching experience. Her areas of specialization include the impact of race, class, and violence on the wellbeing of urban, rural and international communities of color, community development and engagement, and health/mental health promotion. Dr. Flentroy recently received her PhD in Social Work from The Catholic University of America in January 2017. Her dissertation, A Phenomenological Study of HIV/AIDS and Health Promotion among African American Women, is a qualitative study that explored the efficacy of healing stones and journaling on women’s motivation for self-directed health promotion. At Walden University, Dr. Flentroy's role consist of teaching, mentoring and advising students on academic success and social change.