Kristen Guillory, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Social Work

B.S., Texas Christian University
M.S.S.W., University of Texas Arlington
Ph.D., University of Texas Arlington



Areas of scholarship/expertise:

  • Program/Event Evaluation, Development, Coordination, and Implementation
  • Motivational/ Public Speaking
  • Youth and Families
  • African American Male
  • Community and Administrative Practice

Recent Scholarship:

  • Guillory, K.S. (2014) African American Male and School Completion. Submitted for publication
  • Guillory, K.S. (2013). Solution Focused Interviewing - Client is the expert -paper presentation Southwestern Social Sciences Association-Houston-March
  • Guillory, K. S (2012) You matter Southwest Regional Conference on Volunteerism . Fort Worth, TX
  • Guillory, K.S (2012). You matter-Taking a Break-Tarrant County Juvenile Justice Training. Fort Worth, TX
  • Guillory, K.S. (2010). African American males and school completion -paper presentation Southwester Social Sciences Association-Houston-04/02
  • Guillory, K.S & Stader, D. (2009) Drop it like it’s hot: A content analysis of current hip hop- revising for publication
  • Guillory, K.S (2009). Presentation of Dissertation findings. Blacks in Higher Education African American male conference.
  • Guillory, K.S (2008). Drop it like it’s hot. Champion for Children Conference-Abilene, TX. 04/24
  • Guillory, K.S. (2008) Assessment of social support and peer influence as factors contributing to school completion among African American males. 88th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Social Sciences Association-Las Vegas-03/15

Professional Memberships/Honors:

  • Texas Christian University Black Alumni Alliance (2008-present)
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • National Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW)
  • Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP)
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