Director of Field Education/Assistant Professor, Social Work
- Social Work Field Education /LGBTQ+/Diversity & Anti-Racism/Senior Care
Bruce Reeves graduated with a MSW (with an emphasis in Social Work Administration) in 1983 from the University of Utah at Salt Lake City and has an undergraduate degree in Psychology. He has been teaching at the University of North Dakota for eighteen years and has 30+ years of social work practice experience. Prior to coming to UND, he has worked as a Social Worker in a variety of settings, including Employee Assistance Programs, HIV/AIDS, home care & hospice, long-term care, and domestic violence/sexual assault.
Professor Reeves is active in numerous education and advocacy efforts related to LGBTQ+ populations locally, regionally, and nationally. He is frequently invited to present on LGBTQ+ issues throughout the state and region. Professor Reeves has written on HIV services in rural communities and is the instructor for the Department’s graduate elective course on diversity. Professor Reeves was selected by UND’s Office of Academic Affairs as an Inclusion Ambassador representing the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines and is recognized by UND as an Ally for LGBTQ+ students. He currently serves as the Director of Field Education and coordinates the undergraduate and graduate field internships.