Patricia Reid-Merritt

Patricia Reid-Merritt is the Distinguished Professor of Social Work and Africana Studies. She joined the faculty in fall, 1976. Dr. Reid-Merritt received the Doctorate of Social Work in Race, Law and Social Policy from the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of the national Blackboard best-seller, Sister Power: How Phenomenal Black Women Are Rising to the Top; Sister Wisdom: Seven Pathways to a Satisfying Life for Soulful Black Women; and Righteous Self-Determination: The Black Social Work Movement in America