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William Yaworsky

Dr. William Yaworsky

Dr. William Yaworsky
Associate Professor
Behavioral Sciences





Dr. William Yaworsky (Ph.D. University of Oklahoma, 2002) is a cultural anthropologist with research interests in social organization and political violence in Latin America. He has conducted research in Chilapa, Guerrero, Mexico, since 1998, analyzing migration, colonia development, and the impact of state development programs and nongovernmental organizations on Chilapa’s poor. His research articles on Chilapa were published in the Journal of Anthropological Research; The Latin Americanist; and in Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos. Dr. Yaworsky also studies the influence of U.S. Army psychological operations in Latin America; the articles based on that research appeared in Low Intensity Conflict and Law Enforcement and in The Journal of Strategic Studies.


Ph.D. from The University of Oklahoma
M.A. from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas
B.S. From Weber State College

CV/VITAE: Yaworsky Vitae

Classes Taught:

Cultural Anthropology
Physical Anthropology
Cultures and Communities of Latin America
Religion in Society
Social Problems
Culture and Humanity

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Area of Specialty and Responsibility:

Research interests include social organization, violence, psychological operations in Latin America.

Previous Experience:

Previous teaching assignments were at the University of Oklahoma and the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.


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