Dr. Brown received her Ph.D. in Political Science in 1997 from Georgia State before coming to Marshall in 1998. She has won the Pickens Queen Outstanding Teaching Award and the Graduate Advisor of the Year Award. She is currently involved with the Writing Across the Curriculum Committee, the Center for Advancement of Teaching and Learning, and is Parliamentarian for the Faculty Senate.

Courses Taught

  • PSC 104 – American National Government and Politics (writing intensive)
  • PSC 233 – Introduction to Public Policy
  • PSC 452/552 – Public Personnel Administration
  • PSC 453/553 – Governmental Budgetary Administration
  • PSC 461/561 – Urban Problems and Public Policy
  • PSC 489/589 – SpTp: Comparative Public Administration
  • PSC 499 – Capstone Experience (with Dr. Behrman)

Research Interests

Dr. Brown is interested in issues of public personnel and public transportation. Her article “Capstone for Political Science Majors: The Content is the Service” (with Robert Behrman) was published in the 2008 Fall/Winter issue of Journal of Public Affairs Education (JPAE 13(3/4):585-591).