- Ph.D. Adult Education University of Georgia
- MSW, Social Work University of Alabama
- B.A., Family and Children's Services Auburn University
Patricia Reeves’ teaching and research interests focus on issues pertaining to psychosocial development during adolescence and adulthood, particularly the coping issues/processes of individuals living with HIV/AIDS and the protective/risk factors associated with violence and academic failure in adolescence. Reeves teaches in both the MSW and Ph.D. programs and brings a variety of social work practice experience to the School of Social Work, including medical social work and school social work.
Human behavior theory; social Work and health care; qualitative research methods; adult development and adult learning theory
Psychosocial issues of individuals living with HIV/AIDS; Social work education; aggression/dating violence in adolescence; methodological and ethical Issues in qualitative research