Annie McCullough Chavis Ed.D, CMSW, ACSW

Department of Social Work
College of Humanities & Social Sciences
Fayetteville State University
Fayetteville NC, 28301


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     Dr. Annie M. Chavis, ACSW is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Fayetteville State University. She is the Director of Field Education for the MSW Program. She received her undergraduate degree in Sociology and Social Studies with Honors from Fayetteville State University and the Master of Social Work degree from the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and was the recipient of the Annie Kizer Bost Social Work Award . She obtained the Ed.D. Degree in Educational Leadership from Fayetteville State University in 2002.
     Dr. Chavis  is the founder and faculty advisor to the Social Work Club. She was also the organizer of the first collaborative departmental Annual Black History Family Lecture Series and the March is Social Work Activities. She established the First Distinguished Sociology and Social Work Lecture Series in 2003 and the annual First Distinguished  Social Work Lecture Series in 2004.

     Dr. Chavis is licensed in the state of North Carolina as a master level social worker and licensed by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction as a master level school social worker. She has fourteen years of teaching experience on the university level and has considerable experience with curriculum development, field practicum and university
service. She has fifteen years of post-masterís practice social work experience in school social work, child welfare services and family and children services. She has also been employed as a technical consultant for the North Carolina Department of Human Resources, Division of Family Development and provided consultation on family support and
family preservation services.

     Dr. Chavis is a member of the Council on Social Work Education, Academy of Certified Social Workers, National Association of Black Social Workers and the National Association of Social Workers.  Her research interests include genogram and assessment in family social work practice, assessment and intervention with African American families, cultural competency and diversity, and multicultural education in schools.