Yale University

Charles Daniels, Ph.D.

  • Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Fathers' UpLift
  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
  • Fellow, Research Education Institute for Diverse Scholars (REIDS)


Dr. Daniels earned his PhD in Social Work from Simmons University in 2021. His research interests include Black fathers and other areas that impact Black men, such as HIV prevention, sexual health, and depression. This work explores methods to engage Black men in HIV prevention and helping fathers become and remain emotionally stable for their children.