From 1969 to 1981, Jeanine Bozeman was a school social worker in New Orleans’ Ninth Ward, the Gentilly area, and New Orleans East, where she provided consultation for K-12 students, families, and teachers. She then began work at First Baptist Church in Chalmette, Louisiana, and Parkview Baptist Church in Alexandria, Louisiana.
Bozeman attended the University of Montevallo, where she received her BA in English and history. In 1969, she earned an MRE in psychology and counseling from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and went on to earn her MSW in clinical social work from Tulane University. She returned to the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 1984 to earn her PhD.
Dr. Bozeman is currently a senior professor of social work at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and has served as chair of the seminary’s division of Christian education ministries. She specializes in teaching and research involving loss and grief, marriage and family, communication, divorce, and ministry. She is regularly involved with many community activities, including teaching workshops, speaking at churches around the South, and leading various seminars on learning how to cope with and relate to others.
In her spare time, Dr. Bozeman enjoys tennis, jogging, fishing and canoeing, traveling, and reading. She currently lives in Covington, Louisiana.