Terrance Blackman Stroud is the inaugural Global Leader in Residence at the IU Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies and leads the Global Leaders and Professionals Program. He is also an adjunct professor of law overseeing the IU Maurer School of Law’s New York Externship Program. He serves as the deputy commissioner at the Department of Social Services, overseeing the Office of Training & Workforce Development, and leading the development and implementation of the agency’s learning strategy.
Stroud is a published author who has been honored by elected officials on a city, state and federal level for his work in government and his contributions to the community. He has named a Brooklyn Tech Distinguished Younger Alumnus, a Home Reporter News “Star of Brooklyn,” a City and State “Top 40 Under 40” and Black Enterprise Modern Man of Distinction, and received the IU Maurer School of Law Samuel S. Dargan Outstanding Alumni Award and the City & State Inaugural Above & Beyond: Innovator’s Award.
Stroud graduated and served on the alumni and advisory boards of Brooklyn Technical High School, Brooklyn College and IU Maurer School of Law. He is also an executive education alum of Yale School of Management’s Foundations of Management Excellence Certificate Program. He is the first black recipient of the Maurer School’s Adjunct Faculty Teaching Award.
He was appointed to the New York State Staff Development Advisory Committee; elected to the National Staff Development Training Association’s Executive Advisory Council; and serves on the Public Sector Network Leadership Advisory Board. He is also co-chair of the American Public Human Services Association’s Equity Diversity and Inclusion Peer Community. President Biden appointed Stroud to serve as a commissioner on the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars.
Areas of Expertise
Global leadership, equity learning and development, career coaching, innovation, the global workforce.