David Worth

WEBSITE(S)| George R. Brown Forensics Society

Dr. Worth is the director of the George R. Brown Forensics Society and senior lecturer in the School of Humanities. His research interests are in pedagogy of forensics, critical-cultural studies of communication, communication and space, philosophy of communication, and rhetorical theory.

He has been coaching intercollegiate speech and debate since 1993. He has taught a wide variety of students, from high school to traditional and "nontraditional" community college and university students, to military personnel both at home and abroad.


PhD, University of Oklahoma

MA, Texas Tech University

BA, Texas Tech University

Teaching Areas



Rhetorical Theory and Criticism

Rhetoric and Culture



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