Assistant Professor, School of Adult & Continuing Education
- University City 463
Solomon F. Caudle, MHS, Ed.D.
Dr. Solomon F. Caudle is a native of Newark, New Jersey, where he has resided for over 50 years. Dr. Caudle attended Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey, majoring in the social sciences and later received his Master of Human Service degree from Lincoln University. He graduated at the top of his class, receiving the Robert DeHaan award for academic achievement. Dr. Caudle received his doctoral degree from Fielding University in the Educational Leadership and Change Program. He received the social innovator award and scholarship for his research project focused on mentoring disadvantaged youth.
Dr. Caudle is currently an Assistant Professor at Lincoln University. He is also an adjunct professor at Essex County College, Lancaster Bible College, and Kean University. Before his employment at Lincoln University, Dr. Caudle worked for 24 years at New Jersey Medical School as the Clinical Administrator of the Department of Neurological Surgery. He was responsible for administrative and academic oversight of the Neurosurgical Residency Training Program.
Dr. Caudle's doctoral dissertation investigated how community theater as a living system acts as a mentoring agent in young African Americans' successful socialization by tapping into their unrealized potential. His research focused on understanding structures that produce and provide a capacity-building environment that nurtures self-confidence, resilience, leadership, and positive socialization. In addition to his dissertation research, his other areas of interest stem from his goal of developing improved capacity-building strategies for students of color in higher education.
Besides his professional and educational achievement, Dr. Caudle is also a published playwright and theater director. Dr. Caudle has one daughter, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.