Keith Whitworth

Sociology & Anthropology
Scharbauer Hall 4216 | 817-257-5941


Ph.D. in Sociology, University of North Texas, August 2006

MA in Marriage and Family Counseling, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1993

MA in Religious Education, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1993

BA in Sociology, Ouachita Baptist University, 1985

Associates, in Japanese Language and Culture, Seinan Gakuin University, Japan, 1983

Courses Taught

SOCI 10533 Freshmen Seminar: Popular Culture & Religion in the 21st Century
SOCI 20213 Introductory Sociology
SOCI 20223 Social Problems
SOCI 30213 Applied Sociology
SOCI 30223 Contemporary Topics: Information, Technology & Society
SOCI 30223 Environmental, Economic, and Social Justice Issues
SOCI 30383 Research Methods in SOCI
SOCI 30683 Sociology of Religion
SOCI 40523 Health, Illness, and Medicine
SOCI 30943 Japan: Heritage and Culture
SOCI 30963 Japan: Environment, Technology, & Sustainability (Study Abroad)
SOCI 30973 Culture and Sustainability in Scandinavia (Study Abroad)

Areas of Focus

Introductory Sociology, Technology in Society, and Sustainability

Burns, R., Thompson, C. & Whitworth, K. (2007) Responding to Internet Fraud: Perceptions and Preparedness of County and Municipal Level Law Enforcement. International Journal of Crime, Criminal Justice and Law, 2, 213-232.

Burns, R., Whitworth, K., & Thompson, C. (2003). Assessing Law Enforcement Preparedness to Address Internet Fraud. Journal of Criminal Justice, 32, 477-493

Michael R. Ferrari Distinguished Service and Leadership Award (2009)