Margaux Delotte-Bennett, MSW, LICSW

Lecturer II/Coordinator Field Education
Civic Leadership, Business, & Social Change / SEBHS

Phone Numbers

202-448-7032 (V)
202-618-6779 (VP)



Hall Memorial Building S 334 B

Secondary Location

S 334 B

Office Hours

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A graduate of Gallaudet’s MSW program in 2007, Margaux Delotte-Bennett has previously worked with Sasha Bruce Youthwork, Inc, SMYAL (formally known as the Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League), Calvary Women’s Services and Amnesty International USA. She is also a graduate American University with a BA in political science and broadcast journalism.  Margaux is a published poet and also posts poetry to her blog

Margaux Delotte-Bennett joined the Gallaudet University social work department in the summer of 2014 as the Director of Field Education for the Baccalaureate and Masters Programs.  Her work experience has focused on the needs of urban youth and young adults as it relates to their physical wellbeing, sexual health, homelessness, LGBTIQ identity and human rights.  She holds a social work license for private practice in DC.

Margaux Delotte-Bennett’s teaching experience includes facilitation of evidence based sexual health curriculum as well as adjunct teaching of Social Welfare Policy at Gallaudet.  She is responsible for the field sequence and teaches the Foundation Field Seminar.

Faculty & Student Affairs, Gallaudet University Faculty Standing Committee, 2016-present

HIV Prevention Planning Group, Department of Health, Washington, DC: Membership Committee Chair and Operations Committee member (2010-present)

Young Women’s Drumming Empowerment Project, Washington, DC: Board Member and Teaching Artist (2005-present)

Community Social Work Peer Supervision Group, Washington, DC: Co-Coordinator (2013-2016)

Wild Women Theatre, Washington, DC: Founding Performing Artist and Writer (2012- 2016)

The Saartjie Project, Washington, DC: Founding Performing Artist and Writer (2008-2012)

Sol y Soul, Washington, DC: social justice performance organization – Board member and performance poet (2002-2009).

Amnesty International USA, Washington, DC: Local Group 529 - coordinator (2001-2006), National HIV/AIDS Human Rights Taskforce – member (2001-2002) and Board Nominating Committee – Mid-Atlantic Representative (2005-2006).


Delotte-Bennett, M. (2016) my black is…(poem). Voices: the Art and Science of Psychotherapy, Vol 52, No 3, 48.

Delotte-Bennett, M. (2016) my black history (poem). Voices: the Art and Science of Psychotherapy, Vol 52, No 3, 86.

Kalyani Magazine, Issue 2: Sound, Spring 2013, poem

Outside In Literary & Travel Magazine, Issue 11, March 2013, poem

Poetry of Yoga: a Contemporary Anthology, Volume 2, 2012, poems

2011 NaPoWriMo Poetry Anthology, 2011, poems

Living, Learning, Loving (self-published poetry chapbook), 2009

Liberated Muse: How I Freed my Soul, 2009, poem

Divided City, Fringed issue, 7/06; Work issue, Spring 06; Inaugural issue, Winter 2005, poems


Delotte-Bennett, M. (2017, May 7), Being an Ally to the Deaf & Hard of Hearing (DHH) Community” presentation during the Deaf Awareness Day Service at Antioch Baptist Church, Queens, NY.

Delotte-Bennett, M. (2017, April 7), “A Block-Placement Field Model”, presentation at the Mid-Atlantic Consortium of Directors and Coordinators of Field Instruction quarterly meeting, Shady Grove, MD.

Delotte-Bennett, M. (2017, February 2), “Living on the Border: An Introduction to Bisexual Identity” workshop style lecture for Introduction to LGBT Studies course taught by Dr. David Barclay at Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.

Crowe, T., Delotte-Bennett, M., Frank, A. & Moore, E. (2016, November 5), “Collaborative Practice Among Deaf Professionals: A Block-Placement Field Model”, workshop presented at the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Annual Program Meeting (APM) in Atlanta, GA. Social Work CEUs offered to participants.

Delotte-Bennett, M., Ogilvie, B. & Turner, M. (2015, April 16). “ETHICS, HIV & MENTAL HEALTH: Clinical Responsibilities & Opportunities in The PrEP and Self-Testing Era”; Community workshop coordinated by on behalf of the DC HIV Prevention Planning Group, the DC Department of Health, Deaf REACH and the Gallaudet University Department of Social Work, Washington, DC.  Social Work and LPC CEUs offered to participants.


800 Florida Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002


800 Florida Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002