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Dick J Reavis

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Associate Professor Emeritus

Biography

Dick J. Reavis is a Texas journalist, hired by NCSU in 2004. He is a former reporter at the San Antonio Light and the San Antonio Express, and a former Senior Editor at Texas Monthly magazine. He has written six books and recently completed a web-based project which inncludes an introduction to and index of the Southern Worker, a newspaper clandestinely published by the Communist Party in Chattanooga and Birmingham, 1930-37.

He is also a veteran of the civil rights movement:  Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Marengo County, Ala., 1965-66.

Interests

Long-form journalism, Mexico, the American Left.

Education

  • MA, ENGLISH in RHETORIC from U. of Texas, Arlington, 1998