NADA ELIAS-LAMBERT, PhD, LMSW
Nada Elias-Lambert is an associate professor and Department Chair in the Department of Social Work at Texas Christian University (TCU). She is also an affiliate faculty member with the interdisciplinary departments of Women and Gender Studies and Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies at TCU. Dr. Elias-Lambert received her BS in psychology from the University of Texas at Austin and her MSW and PhD in social work from the University of Texas at Arlington. Dr. Elias-Lambert has many years of social work practice experience in a variety of settings including rape crisis victim advocacy and community education and medical social work. She has worked to organize Take Back the Night events at several universities. She also served in the US Peace Corps in Morocco as a Youth Development Volunteer. She brings her practice experience into the classroom and her research. Her teaching interests include undergraduate and graduate level courses in research methods, intimate partner violence, social welfare policy, and diversity. Dr. Elias-Lambert’s research, which is conducted with an intersectional and trauma-informed lens, focuses on issues related to gender-based violence prevention and upstander interventions to prevent sexual violence and other oppressive behaviors. She is an active scholar, publishing her research in peer-reviewed professional journals and presenting at national conferences.