Associate Professor - Ph.D., University of Texas, 2009
Academic Interests and Research:
Deviance; Feminist Criminology; Sexualities; Juvenile Delinquency; Adolescent LGBTQ Identities; Stigma
- Meredith is an official LGBTQ Ally.
- Her work is focused on understanding and confronting pervasive negative prejudices in society through three main areas of research: gender and crime, sexualities, and stigma. Her interests in gender and crime focus on the etiology of adolescent deviant behavior with a critical examination of peer and romantic partner behavioral influences. Dr. Worthen's work with LGBTQ youth and LGBTQ identities critically analyzes the relationships between attitudes toward LGBTQ people, social identity, and sexual behavior.
- Find her research cited in other publications at Google Scholar Citations
Posted on Thu, January 29, 2015
by Debra Hensley-Luczycki