Glynita Bell, PhD, LCSW

Titles and Organizations

Assistant Professor, Social Work

Contact Information

Glynita Bell, PhD, LCSW

Personal Websites


Dr. Glynita Bell is an Assistant Professor in the Department Social Work in the College of Public Health. Bell’s research interests are teacher’s attitudes towards bullying and social emotional education, BIPOC achievement gap in education, in retention in higher education and post-traumatic stress experience of racism. Dr. Bell is a leading expert on best practices in leveraging technology in social work practice, social entrepreneurship, holistic wellness and interdisciplinary practice. Before coming to Mason, Bell was on faculty at a private college in Kentucky, has worked in foster care and adoption, family preservation and has been a licensed mental health professional in 4 states for 15 years.

Awards and Recognition

  • Top 20 under 40 Business Award 2021

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member, National Association of Black Social Workers


  • PhD, Human Services, University of Arizona
  • MSSW, Social Work, University of Louisville
  • BS, Psychological Science, Ball State University