Leigh Hicks

Core Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
Barbara Solomon School of Social Work
Master of Social Work (MSW)

Dr. Hicks graduated from Walden University with a PhD in Human Services, concentration on Clinical Social Work. She has over 15 years of professional experience. She specializes in restorative justice, juveniles, mental health, human sex trafficking, domestic violence, victims advocacy, social work, law and criminal justice. Dr. Hicks' role at Walden University is a Contributing Faculty Member in the school of counseling and social work. Her dissertation was published through ProQuest in May of 2017.


PhD, Walden University

MSW, University of South Carolina

BS, Benedict College