• Faculty

Michael Reeves


Associate Professor, Social Work Program Director

Dr. Reeves is a native New Englander, born and raised in Rhode Island. He was a school social worker for 28 years before joining the faculty at Castleton in 2016. He worked in elementary, middle school, and high school settings, public and private. Dr. Reeves served as an administrator for a residential treatment center and was a clinical social worker in a small group practice. He is a licensed clinical social worker in Vermont.

Dr. Reeves recently completed his qualitative dissertation at the University of Connecticut School of Social Work, using photo elicitation with adolescents in homeless families. He is currently using a trauma-informed process to collect stories from homeless individuals and families during the pandemic.

Dr. Reeves also has a research interest in the areas of political social work and the intersection of spirituality and social work. His activities include Tae Kwon Do, gardening, and stained glass. He is married with four adult children. Dr. Reeves was also the Vice President of NASW Vermont from 2019-2023.