Hunter Reeves (he/him/his) is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Advertising, Public Relations, and Media Design at the University of Colorado Boulder.
His research focuses on edutainment and science communication, specifically related to conservation.
Reeves currently serves as the director of communications for Pedaling Minds, a Boulder nonprofit that teaches individuals bicycling skills and safety. Previously, he held public relations positions in several industries, including entertainment, government, community development, insurance and financial services, and higher education. Most recently he led the social media strategy, crisis management, and public relations efforts of a higher education institution in the Midwest. Reeves previously taught courses at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He also enjoys being active in his community and has held several board positions in organizations related to the arts, diversity and inclusion, marketing, and student success.
Reeves received a BA from Nebraska Wesleyan University in communication studies and modern languages with an emphasis in Spanish and an MA in strategic communication and innovation from Texas Tech University. He is a Gilman Scholar, which took him to Spain for a year to explore the nation’s welcoming nature towards LGBTQ+ students.
In his free time, Reeves enjoys traveling, spending time with his beagle, exploring new restaurants, and vintage shopping.