Senior Associate Director and Lecturer

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Tony Reevy is the Institute for the Environment’s senior associate director and lecturer, and has served in that capacity since 2007. The Institute’s general administration, financial management, facilities management, information technology and research administration report to him in that role, as does the Institute’s communications office. He also works closely with the Institute’s environmental field site network. Reevy has thirty years of experience in non-profit communications, development and management, and joined the Institute, then the Carolina Environmental Program, in 2001 as its associate director for advancement (development and communications). He holds degrees from NC State University, UNC-Chapel Hill and Miami University, and has previous positions at RTI International, WAMU-FM/The American University, WFAE-FM/UNC Charlotte, and NC State University. Reevy has authored six books of poetry and non-fiction, four poetry chapbooks, and numerous other publications, and speaks frequently about poetry, photography and America’s railroad transportation industry.


M.S., Mass Communication, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1988
MBA, Marketing Speciality, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, N.C., 1986
B.S., Chemistry; B.S., Civil Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C., 1983

Selected Publications

Socorro (Oak Ridge, Tennessee: Iris Press, 2017)

The Railroad Photography of Jack Delano (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2015)

Passage (Oak Ridge, TN: Iris Press, 2015)

Old North (Oak Ridge, TN: Iris Press, 2013)

O. Winston Link: Life Along the Line (New York: ABRAMS, 2012)

Ghost Train! (Lynchburg, VA: TLC Publishing, 1998)