Angela Gaddis

Angela Gaddis
College of Social and Behavioral Health
Barbara Solomon School of Social Work
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)

Dr. Gaddis is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with clinical experience in the areas of mental health, military service members, and substance abuse. She received her PhD from University of Alabama. She has taught Bachelor of Social Work courses for over twenty years and Master of Social Work courses for six years. At Walden, she began as a Contributing Faculty member. She has served as BSW Academic Program Director for over five years. She serves on the national board for Bachelor of Social Work Program Directors, the regional board for Joni and Friends, an organization which serves families and individuals with special needs. She also serves as on Board of Mississippi Toughest Kids. Her areas of current research are human trafficking, and the role of the local church with abused and neglected children. She was recipient of the HEADWAE Award in 2015.

Courses Taught

SOCW 6500 - Filed Education: 1

SOCW 6510 - Field Education II

SWLB 0651 - Social Work Skills Lab


BS, University of Mississippi

MSW, University of Southern Mississipppi

PhD, University of Alabama

Public Service

Baccalaureate Program Directos, Board of Directors -


Jackson, C., Savage, A., gaddis, a. (2020). Making Sense of Poverty Through the Use of Simulative Learning.. Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work

Gaddis, A. K. (2022). Social Work and Social Welfare: A Practical Guide for Practitioners.


Gaddis, A. K. (2020). Grief and Cultural DIversity: Respecting the DIfferences. NACSW