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Dr. John Southworth

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Adjunct Faculty


PhD Technology Management, Indiana State University, 2016
MS Computer Networking Management, East Carolina University, 2005
BS Electronics/Computer Networking, East Carolina University, 2002


John Southworth's research focus is in computer networking and other forms of digital communication as well as new technology adoption, specifically in the area of IPv6.

In addition to serving as faculty at UC, for the last 13 years, John has worked at East Carolina University (ECU) as a systems administrator responsible for all the administration, training, and support of ECU's supported web conferencing, ePortfolio, and audience response system technology.

John lives in Greenville, NC with his wife Meredith and their two sons, Desmond and Alden. In his spare time, John enjoys watching comic book and Sci-Fi movies and TV shows.


Pickard, J., Southworth, J., Drummond, D. (2017). The IPv6 Internet: An Assessment of Adoption and Quality of Services. Journal of International Technology and Information Management, 26(2), Article 3