Tronda Douglas

Contributing Faculty
College of Psychology and Community Services
M.S. Human Services

Dr. Tronda Douglas has over 30 years of experience in human services. She has assisted military personnel and families from all Armed Forces branches, stateside and transnational, through community-based and non-profit organizations and early childhood education research. As a military veteran of 20 years, she has served in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi/Enduring Freedom. Dr. Douglas has worked extensively in assisting individuals, families, and communities from diverse cultures and countries, where she mentors and tutors elementary through high school students in underserved communities. Also, Dr. Douglas is an author and international presenter.

Dr. Tronda Douglas earned a Ph.D. from Walden University in Human Services, focusing on Disaster, Crisis, and Intervention. She also holds a master's degree in Human Services Counseling from Regent University, a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts from Excelsior College, and a Certification in Early Childhood Education from Tidewater Community College. She also completed a Postdoctoral Teaching and Research Fellow at Walden University.

As a faculty member in the School of Human Services, Dr. Douglas has over four years of teaching experience in higher education and serves as a Contributing Faculty member, Dissertation Chair, committee member, and University Research Reviewer. Additionally, she mentors and tutors elementary through high school students in underserved communities and advocates for equality in education for school-age children.

Dr. Tronda Douglas’ research interests include disaster and crisis interventions for rural populations, military culture, family interaction in early childhood and school-age children’s education, and mental health studies.

Courses Taught

HUMN 6150 - Helping Individuals, Organizations, and Communities: Introduction to Human Services

HUMN 6200 - Cross-Cultural Ethics in Human and Social Services


BS, Excelsior College

MA, Regent University

PhD, Walden University

Certification, Tidewater Community College

Public Service

Team Rubicon, Northwest Territory, Member -

Operation Blessing International Disaster Relief, Volunteer -

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) , Volunteer -


Douglas, T. L. (2017). . MWOHS Magazine

Douglas, T. L. (2016). Don't You Dare Quit: Press Your Way Through.


Douglas, T. L. (2018). A Faith-Based Organization's Engagement of an African American Community in Disaster Preparation. Walden University

Douglas, T. L. (2015). Compassion Fatigue in Correctional Settings. Regent University Trauma Team

Douglas, T. L. (2019). Mixed methods approach to determining how elements of social networking prepared a rural community for natural disasters. Mixed Methods International Research Association