Taneisha Graves

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
Barbara Solomon School of Social Work
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)

Dr. Taneisha J. Graves is a Contributing Faculty member in Walden’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Bachelor of Social Work program. Dr. Graves is also a Veteran and served 8 years in the USAF as a Mental Health technician. She currently works with veterans and families to ensure veterans have access to mental health services in West Texas. Taneisha received her undergraduate degree from Alabama State University, her MSW from the University of Southern California and her Doctor of Social Work degree from Walden University.

Courses Taught

SWLB 0651-22 - Social Work Skills Lab 1 (MSW)

SOCW 2001 - Intro to Social Work

SOCW 2002 - Basic Skills for Social Work Practice

SOCW 3001 - Diversity and Multiculturalism

SOCW 3004 - Social Work Research I

SOCW 4003 - Generalist Practice I—Individuals/Families


DSW, Walden University

MSW, University of Southern California

BS, Alabama State University

AA, Community College of the Air Force

Public Service

Houston Silver & Black Organization/ Volunteer Coordinator , Chair - Houston

Alabama State University National Alumni Association (Houston Chapter), Member - Houston

US Department of Justice (Office of Justice Programs), Member -

We Are One, Volunteer - Houston

Awards / Honors

Hurlburt Field Angel Award , Hurlburt Field AFB , 2008

NCO of the Year , Air Combat Command , 2011

NASW Rising Star , NASW Nevada Chapter, 2016

50 Under 50 , Alabama State University , 2023


Graves, T. J. (2023). Social Workers Change the World . Dr. Ronald E McNair Jr High School

Graves, T. J. (2023). Military Social Work . Alabama State School of Social Work