Dr. Kevin Daniels is a native inner-city Baltimorean and is a post-doctoral Harvard University Fellow of the leadership Institute (Community and Economic Development), former Senior Fellow with the National Center for Health Behavioral Change (Kellogg Foundation), and current International Fellow with the International Institute Human Sciences. Recently received the National Community Service Award from the Rainbow PUSH Coalition as well as the International Community service award (Montreal, Canada).
In 2015, after the Baltimore city unrest, he initiated the collaborative cultural competence training for the Baltimore City Police Department (veteran’s and cadets) on the campus of MSU and is currently working as one of the principal investigator(s) for the community engagement portion of the Baltimore Consent decree. This portion of the Consent Decree allows for conversational community engagement with Baltimore Police Department and communities across all nine (9) police districts.
Dr. Daniels holds a Doctoral degree in Higher Education from Morgan State University (MSU), a Doctorate degree in Theology/Public Health from United Theological Seminary, a Master’s of Science Degree in Social Work (Clinical Counseling/Administration) from the University of Maryland at Baltimore and a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from Morgan State University. He holds a Certification of Advanced Studies in Addictions Counseling from Johns Hopkins University.
Dr. Daniels also holds a State of Maryland’s License as a Social Worker & counselor, and a Certification as a Community Conferencing Facilitator within the communities of Druid Heights & Madison Park. Currently, sits on the community boards of Druid Height CDC, Midtown, and Arena Players, Inc. He is the Chair of Civic Action with the Minister’s Conference (Baltimore and Vicinity) and a community strategist with Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development (BUILD; As well as Dean for the Leadership in Faith & Society (LIFS). At MSU, he is curriculum chair for both undergraduate and graduate Critical Thinking courses for Spirituality, Religion, and the Helping Tradition (as well as Clinical); also, Curriculum Chair for Urban Community Organizations sequence. Dr. Daniels is published in several journals and has lectured throughout the country and is a monthly writer for the Historic Afro Newspaper.