Angela Beale Tawfeeq, Associate Professor and Department Chair

Angela Beale Tawfeeq, Associate Professor and Department Chair

Angela Beale Tawfeeq
Associate Professor

Angela Beale Tawfeeq

Contact Info
856-256-4500 x65795
Herman D. James Hall 2040



Ph.D., Physical Education Teacher Education, The Florida State University 

M.S., Therapeutic Recreation, Howard University 

B.A., English and Secondary Education, Howard University 

Brief Biography

Dr. Angela K. Beale-Tawfeeq is an Associate Professor and Program Coordinator of the Health/Physical Education, Teacher Education (HEPETE) Program, in the Department of Science, Technology, Education, Arts, Mathematics, and Movement Education (STEAM), in the College of Education, at Rowan University. Dr. Beale-Tawfeeq received her B.A, in English and M.S. in Therapeutic Recreation from Howard University, in Washington D.C., and her doctorate, in Physical Education, Teacher Education, from the Florida State University, in Tallahassee Florida. Dr. Beale-Tawfeeq’s interest in addressing health disparities in the African American community, promoting equity and social justice via water safety and drowning prevention in underserved communities, redirected her professional focus toward the inclusion of public health issues. Dr. Beale-Tawfeeq received her Master of Public Health, with a focus in Community Health with a global perspective, in May 2021, from Arcadia University, Glenside, PA. Dr. Beale-Tawfeeq currently serves as a member of the American Red Cross, Scientific Advisory Council, Aquatic Sub Council, Director of Education and Research for Diversity In Aquatics (DIA), a non-profit 501 4c organization, whose mission is to save lives and reduce the incidence of drowning through global efforts. Additionally, she founded End Needless Drowning, which specializes in aquatic physical activity-based youth development programs in underserved communities. Dr. Beale-Tawfeeq’s research, grant writing, and academic pursuits have included, community health and the evaluation of culturally competent physical activity programs, drowning prevention and water safety among African American and Latino populations, youth development, service-learning and culturally responsive pedagogy in K-12 health and physical education, and advocacy for programs and policies that will improve health conditions in African American and Latino communities. Dr. Beale-Tawfeeq has been recognized with several national awards and honors, presented on the international, national, regional and local levels, and has been published in several refereed journals.​