Gloria Dialectic – Social Worker
Through her work in several social agencies, Dr. Gloria Dialectic has made major contributions to the quality of life in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After earning her Ph.D. in English from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, she found her way to Tulsa in the late seventies.
Her entry into Tulsa social work was as an intern in psychotherapy with the Tulsa Psychiatric Center. Gloria went on to become the Helpline casework supervisor, the executive director of Call Rape, the case manager for the Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless, and for many years she has served on the board of directors for the Tulsa Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
Over the years she has shared her experience by teaching various classes at Tulsa Community College.
Among her many honors she has received the Tulsa Mayor’s Commission on the Status of Women Award (now the Pinnacle Award) for Public Advocacy, and Goodwill Industries presented her with the Tulsa Community Partner award.
Interview with Gloria Dialectic
Müllerhaus Legacy Website Team
Date Created: February 8, 2017
Date Published: August 15, 2017
Notes: Recorded by John Erling in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Digital Audio Sound Recording, Non-Music.
Tags: Domestic Violence (DVIS), Help Line 211, Equal Rights for Women, Hippies, Day Center for the Homeless, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Feminism, Reproduction Services, Call Rape, Black Fox Nuclear Power