William A Cloud, Professor
Ph.D., 1987, University of Denver; MSSW, 1981, University of Louisville.
Professor Cloud's research and writing are primarily in the areas of substance abuse treatment, prevention, and policy. His major focus has been the "natural recovery" phenomenon which is the title of one of three books he has coauthored on the subject. He also conducts research in the area of public housing initiatives. Professor Cloud teaches research methods, policy, and a popular course on drug dependency interventions. He is well known in Denver for being cofounder of the DU-GSSW Bridge Project, an educational outreach program that aims to keep public housing children in school so they can qualify for Bridge college scholarships that provide four-years, full tuition to DU.