Andre' P. Stevenson

Andre' P.  Stevenson

Professor, Department of Health and Human Studies; Director of University Honors Program; Director of the Office of International Programs, Health and Human Studies
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Campus Box 851
Phone: (252)335-3294
Fax: (252)335-3331
E-mail: apstevenson@ecsu.edu

 

Bio


Professor of Social Work, Department of Health and Human Studies
Director, Office of International Programs
Director, University Honors Program
 
Dr. Andre P. Stevenson is Professor of Social Work in the Department of Health and Human Studies. He has full-time teaching experience in social work education and public health (both undergraduate and graduate levels). He currently teaches courses in research methods and social policy in the Social Work Program. He co-authored several publications in noted research journals, has served as guest editor for the Journal on Social Work Education andJournal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, which focused on research, practice, and theoretical perspectives among HBCU scholars. He has presented at numerous professional conferences in the United States and abroad. 

His current research interest includes, but is not limited to, study abroad opportunities among students and faculty at HBCUs and the implications for competing in a global workforce. His forthcoming co-edited book titled, “The Half Yet To Be Told: Study Abroad and HBCUs”, published through the Forum on Education Abroad, is scheduled to be released in 2021.

Stevenson was selected as a Fulbright-Hays Scholar in 2020 to study in Taiwan. In addition, he was selected as a Council of American Overseas Research Centers Fellow to study in Myanmar in 2021.

Stevenson also serves as director of the Office of International Programs (OIP) and Director of the University Honors Program, which he began in 2019. As director of OIP, he assisted multiple students with being awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad in various countries. In addition, the OIP developed a partnership with the Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE), through which most ECSU students choose to study. As University Honors Program Director, he teaches Honors Colloquium courses and works with faculty to ensure students work toward completing their honors theses. He works with students to assist with securing internships and having their manuscripts published in peer-reviewed journals and edited books.

Prior to being on faculty at ECSU, he served as a faculty member in the Foundation for Professional Development’s School of Business/Yale University School of Public Health Advanced Health Management Program in Pretoria, South Africa. He also served as Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work at Bowie State University, as well as Chair and Assistant Professor of Social Work at Johnson C. Smith University. He began his academic teaching career at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where he served as Lecturer and Director of Field Education in the Department of Social Work. He has served as an adjunct faculty with the University of Pittsburgh, Walden University, Gallaudet University, and Georgetown University. 
 
Selected publications:

Stevenson, A., Jordan, T., Green, M., Shannon-Ramsey, V., & Legette, K. et.al. (2019). Global learning among
      undergraduate social work students at HBCUs. Urban Social Work. 3(1).

 
Stevenson, A. & Shannon-Ramsey, V. (2018). Developing institutional and international partnerships for 
      undergraduate global learning experiences at HBCUs and other MSIs: A social work program’s  journey.
      DiversityAbroad. Brief on Global Education and Minority Serving Institutions in US Higher Education.

Shannon-Ramsey, V. & Stevenson, A. (2018). Using virtual exchange to foster global learning experiences at HBCUs
      and other MSIs. DiversityAbroad. Brief on Global Education and Minority Serving Institutions in US Higher Education.

Jones, J., Stevenson, A., & Dyson, Y. (2017). Introduction: Teaching, research, and practice: The Historically Black
     College and University (HBCU) perspective (Co-Guest Editor) (Special Edition.) Journal of Human Behavior in the
     Social Environment. 5(27), 359.

 
Rochelle, M., McClendon, G., Sherraden, M., Brackett, M., Wright, M., Jordan, T., Stevenson, A.,… Birkenmaier, J.
     (2017). Adopting a financial capability and asset building curriculum at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
     Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment. 5(27),367-384

Stevenson, A., McPhatter, A., & Vakalahi, H. (2016). An introduction to a special section on the HBCU experience:
     Implications for 21st century social work education. (Co-Guest Editor) Journal of Social Work Education, 1(52),
     57.

 
Aubrey H., Jordan, T., Stevenson, A., Estreet, A., & Smith, J. (2016). Doctoral study programs in social work at
     HBCUs: The origin and program development. Journal of Social Work Education, 1(52), 58-68.


Turnage, B., Stevenson, A., Jordan, T. (2016). Paternal age and birth issues. Journal of Childbearing Educators, 1(31),
     40-43
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Stevenson, A. (2015). Economic redistribution: The ignored legacy of the 1960s civil rights movement.
      Encyclopedia of Diversity and Social Justice. Sherwood Thompson: General Editor: Roman & Littlefield: New York.
      Pg. 263.


Stevenson, A., Jordan, T., Franklin, A., Barnett, K., Makhunga, N., Green, M., & Shannon-   Ramsey, V. (2015). The
     extent to which substance abuse in a rural area impacts welfare to work. The Sable Journal of Health and Human
     Development, 1(1), 79-95.


Jordan, T., Aubrey, H., & Stevenson, A. (2013). Advance directives among the African American aging prisoner
     population. Groupwork, 3(23), 45-62.


Turnage, B., Young, H., Stevenson, A., & Edwards, B. (2011). Social work students’ perception of themselves and
     others: Self-esteem, empathy, and forgiveness. Journal of Social Service Research, 1(38), 88-99.

 
Education:
PhD (Social Work Research) – University of Pittsburgh (2005)
MPH – University of Pittsburgh
MSW- University of Pittsburgh
BS – South Carolina State University