Kevin J Worthen


Kevin J Worthen (born 1957) is the Advancement Vice President at Brigham Young University (BYU) and former dean of BYU's J. Reuben Clark Law School. Worthen is a native of Carbon County, Utah and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). He served as an LDS missionary in Monterrey, Mexico. Worthen earned an associate's degree from the College of Eastern Utah where he served as co-captain of the varsity basketball team, and a bachelor's degree, summa cum laude, from Brigham Young University. Worthen later graduated summa cum laude and first in his class from the J. Reuben Clark Law School at BYU in 1982. Following graduation, he clerked for Judge Malcolm R. Wilkey on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and for Associate Supreme Court Justice Byron R. White. He practiced law in Phoenix, Arizona from 1984 to 1987. In 1987, Worthen became a member of the J. Reuben Clark Law School faculty, and served as dean of the Law School from 2004 to 2008. As a Fulbright Scholar, he also spent a year working as a visiting instructor in Chile. Worthen is a recognized expert in American Indian law, and his theories on cultural and ethnic assimilation are  ( Wikipedia article )


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