P. Nelson Reid, MSW, Ph.D.
McNeill Hall 1054
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