Mo Cuevas, Ph.D.
Social Work Program Director, Assistant Professor
Office: Old Main, Room 431
Cuevas joined the College of Education and Social Sciences in 2002. In 1987, she received a B.A. in English, in 1989, a MSSW and a PhD in Social Work in 2002, all from UT-Austin.
Teaching and Related Service
Cuevas teaches social work courses at all levels. Social Work with Individuals (Methods), Social Work Research and Program Evaluation are some of her current course offerings.
As the IDS Coordinator at WTAMU, Cuevas also organizes this First Year Success course across campus, training the instructors for the course, and helping make the first year experience successful for every WTAMU student.
Research and Creative Activity
Cuevas' research interests include cultural diversity, cultural competence and racial identity formation, especially related to social work education and practice.
She also researches effective instruction of first year students to benefit WTAMU's college success courses.
Cuevas lives in Canyon with her husband Carlos and their two "always on the go" school-age children, Nicholas and Magee. She enjoys reading, coffee, time with friends and finding new ways to relax so that she can use the techniques as examples of "self-care" for her students.