Brad Cameron

About Brad Cameron

Areas of Specialization

  • Social Work & the Law
  • Practice of Social Work
  • Substance Abuse & Mental Health

Dr. Cameron has been a faculty member in Pittsburg State’s Social Work Program since 1987 and served as the Director of the Program until stepping down in August of 2014. Prior to coming to Pittsburg State, Dr. Cameron practiced social work predominantly in substance abuse and mental health settings.

In addition to his teaching responsibilities in the Social Work Program, Dr. Cameron serves as Municipal Court Judge in Carthage, Missouri where he also resides. This gives him the opportunity to utilize his legal training while at the same time using his social work training to identify those defendants who could profit from therapeutic intervention rather than just punishment.


  • Ed.D., Counselor Education, Arkansas University, Arkansas, U.S.A. 
  • J.D., Law, Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma, U.S.A. 
  • M.S.W., Social Work, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma, U.S.A.
  • M.S., Psychology, Pittsburg State University, Kansas, U.S.A. 
  • M.A., Sociology, Arkansas University, Arkansas, U.S.A.
  • M.C.J., Drury University, Missouri, U.S.A.
  • B.B.S., Education, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma, U.S.A. 

Courses Taught

  • Social Work Case Management
  • Correctional Case Management
  • Advanced Practice I
  • Social Work & the Law
  • Criminal Law & Society
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Criminal Profiling

Areas of Interest

Scholarly Interests

  • The law in social work practice
  • Social Work with criminal defendants
  • Criminal psychopathoplogy
  • The use of theory in social work practice
Brad Cameron
Dr. Brad Cameron
Professor of Social Work

Phone: (620) 235-4331

Office: 327 A Russ Hall

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