Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work & Criminal Justice

Varner Hall, Room 518
371 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
(location map)
(248) 370-2420
fax: (248) 370-4608

Social Work
512 Varner Hall
(248) 370-2371

Hydeen Beverly

Hydeen Beverly
Instructor of Social Work
hbeverly@oakland.edu
Hydeen Beverly CV

Hydeen K. Beverly, MSW is an Instructor of Social Work in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work and Criminal Justice at Oakland University. He earned his BSW from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his MSW from the University of Michigan. Hydeen has over 15 years of social work practice and research experience. He is currently a doctoral candidate at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin. His dissertation research explores how Black men from urban environments understand and engage in their process of resilience. Hydeen's teaching and research highlights historical and cultural experiences that impact racial ethnic families and communities. Hydeen is also a hip hop artist, and bridges elements of hip hop with principles of social work and education to encourage youth resilience, healing, and triumph.

Education
MSW, University of Michigan

Courses Taught
SW 3102 Foundations of Multicultural Social Work
SW 4103 Social Work Practice I

Research Interests
Mental health and Education Services, Resilience of Black Men and Youth, Hip Hop Pedagogy

Selected Publications
Beverly, H. K., Castro, Y., & Opara, I. (2019). Age of first marijuana use and its impact on education attainment and employment status. Journal of Drug Issues, 49(2), 228-237