P. Nelson Reid, MSW, Ph.D.
McNeill Hall 3074
Teaching Areas: Social Work and Social Welfare History, Social Policy, Ethics.
Dr. Reid has more than 30 years of experience in social work education and administration. He has published three academic books and authored more than 20 refereed journal articles appearing in Social Service Review, Social Work, JSWE, and others, as well as some 15 book chapters. Most recently he has been responsible for the American Social Welfare History section of the Encyclopedia of Social Work, the 19th and 20th Editions, and developed the Oxford Bibliographies Online annotated guide to American Social Welfare. His practice experience includes regional and community resource assessment, planning, and administration. He was appointed by the UNC Board of Governors to support the UNC Tomorrow Commission as a member of the system wide Scholars' Council and has been active in the UNCW effort to incorporate UNC Tomorrow recommendations. Most recently he was appointed as UNCW Director of University Planning.