Dr. Eddie Glaude, Jr.
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Glaude began his teaching career at Bowdoin College where he served as chair of the Department of Religion. Glaude has received numerous awards including the Carl A. Fields Award and was a Visiting Scholar in African-American Studies at Harvard University and Amherst College. His first book, Exodus! Religion, Race, and Nation in Early 19th Century Black America won the Modern Language Association's William Sanders Scarborough Book Prize. Glaude has appeared on The Tavis Smiley Show, Fox News's Hannity & Colmes Show, CNN, MSNBC, C-SPAN, and NBC Meet the Press. Along with Cornel West and Michael Eric Dyson, he also appeared in the documentary Stand, produced and directed by Tavis Smiley. He is a contributor to the Huffington Post and is well known for being a regular contributor and panelist during the State of the Black Union. In 2007, Glaude delivered the Founder's Day Convocation keynote address during the 140th anniversary of Morehouse College.