Currently, Dr. Reed is working on the following research projects:
- Identifying and implementing best practices for recruiting, retaining, and advancing underrepresented group in higher education, with a key emphasis on diversifying the STEM professoriate.
- Using critical discourse analysis to uncover the reproduction of social inequality in U.S. Spanish-Language news representations of violence against women
- Incorporating approaches from critical discourse analysis and peace studies into the first-year seminar.
- Embedding accountability activities into a first-year seminar to improve student’s preparedness and success.