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Craig A. Waleed, EdD.

Craig A. Waleed, EdD.

Postdoctoral Research Associate

UNC Center for Health Equity Research

EDUCATION

Ed.D. | St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York | Executive Leadership

MS | The College At Brockport State University Of New York | Mental Health Counseling

BS | The College At Brockport State University Of New York | Health Science

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Craig Waleed is an Educator, Counselor, Certified Restorative Practices Group Facilitator, author and, Motivational Speaker dedicated to excellence in teaching and scholarship and disrupting the community-to-prison pipeline. Dr. Waleed is devoted to educating and motivating others to challenge and overcome many of life’s impediments and living a more rewarding experience. Dr. Waleed completed his doctoral studies in Executive Leadership from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY. His care … Continued

Dr. Craig Waleed is an Educator, Counselor, Certified Restorative Practices Group Facilitator, author and, Motivational Speaker dedicated to excellence in teaching and scholarship and disrupting the community-to-prison pipeline. Dr. Waleed is devoted to educating and motivating others to challenge and overcome many of life’s impediments and living a more rewarding experience.

Dr. Waleed completed his doctoral studies in Executive Leadership from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY. His career journey includes:

  • Serving as a substance abuse counselor.
  • Developing and managing reentry initiatives for post-incarcerated citizens.
  • Teaching mental health counseling and communication courses at The College at Brockport State University Of New York, and Monroe Community College in Rochester, NY.

Dr. Waleed’s passion has led him to work closely with student bodies on several college campuses and participate in several community panels exploring carceral matters. His accomplishments include:

  • Guest speaker at TEDx SingSing 2020.
  • Several podcast guest appearances.
  • Leading Restorative Practices Training.
  • D.E.I. (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) consultant for various organizations.
  • Releasing his autobiography (August 2, 2020) entitled “Prison to Promise: A Chronicle of Healing and Transformation.”

HEALTH EQUITY FOCUS

Community engagement

KEY PROJECTS

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