Mikal Nazir Rasheed Chicago State University, USA
Mikal N. Rasheed is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Justice Studies and Social Work Department at Northeastern Illinois University. He formerly served on the faculties at the George Williams College of Social Work at Aurora University and was also the director of the Department of Social Work at Texas Southern University. He received his Masters degree from the University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration, and a Doctorate degree in social work from Loyola University Chicago. He is coauthor of two Sage publications, Social Work Practice with African American Men: the invisible presence and Family Therapy with Ethnic Minorities (2003). He has taught courses on family therapy, couple therapy, cross-cultural practice, child welfare practice, generalist social work practice, clinical supervision and clinical practice with men; and conducts workshops and training in these areas. He is a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Illinois and has maintained a (part-time) private practice for more than 20 years in which he specializes in men's issues, practice with people of color, couple and family therapy.