Early Life and Education
Eddie Glaude was born on September 15, 1968, in Moss Point, Mississippi. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. Glaude then went on to receive his Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Religion from Princeton University.
After completing his education, Eddie Glaude began his academic career at Bowdoin College in Maine. He later joined the faculty at Amherst College in Massachusetts before returning to Princeton as a professor in 2002. Glaude has written several books on African American history and culture, including “Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul” and “In a Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America.”