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Stephen Brown, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Behavioral Sciences
Assistant Director- Field Education

Office Phone: (951) 552-8981
Office Location: James 363
Office Hours: By appointment

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ed.D. Organizational Leadership University of LaVerne
MSW Social Work Jackson State University
BS Psychology Jackson State University
  • Courses Taught

    General Psychology
    Introduction to Sociology
    Field Practicum
    Case Management

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Student Achievement Gap
    Minority Student-Athletes
    Social Welfare Policy
    Online Education
    Organizational Politics
    Diversity issues

  • Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

    Chapman University August 2006 - May 2013

    California State University, Fullerton September 2009 - June 2011

    Azusa Pacific University January 2008 - June 2012

    California State University, Los Angeles June 2007- June 2010

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    Sundstrom, L., Brown, S. (2019) Two Minutes Before Class; American Society for Public Administration; PA Times

    Ransaw, T., Majors, R., Brown, S. (2016) Closing the Achievement Gap for African American Males. Michigan State University Press; East Lansing, MI.

    Brown, S. (2012) College & The Black Male Athlete. Tenacious Publishing; Beverly Hills, CA.

    Brown, S. (2008) . Reasons African American Male Basketball Players in Division I Programs Persist to Four-Year Degree Completion. Journal of the Alliance of Black School Educators.Volume 7 Number 2 Summer/ Fall 2008 pg. 47-66

    Larsen, S., Brown, S. (November 2008) Using Online Technology for Student Support Services. Journal of Technology in Counseling. Volume 5, Issue 1.


    April 2019 "African American Males: Expectations, Retention & Graduation" ~ Western Social Science Association; San Diego, CA

    April 2011 “Globalization: Immigration/ Migration and Rapid Urbanization and Chronic Poverty” ~ International Social Work Conference; University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

    August 2010 “HBC4U” ~ Black College Fair, Mt. San Antonio College:Walnut, CA

    April 2008 African-American Male Student Athletes: Expectations, Aspirations ~ Guest Presenter; Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Academic Resource Conference, San Diego, CA

    March 2008 “Analysis of Effective Practices for African American Men in Higher Education” ~ Guest Presenter ; African American Male Summit; Coastline Community College, Westminster, CA

    September 2007 Vision and Goal Setting: Developing a Plan “B”.California State University Men’s and Women’s Basketball Programs~ Panelist and Guest Presenter, Long Beach, CA

    April 2007 49th Annual Conference of the Western Social Science Association Issues of African American Identity ~ Guest Presenter, Calgary, Canada.

    Crossing Invisible and Visible Cultural Boundaries ~ Panelist Roundtable Discussion, Calgary, Canada.

    Education~ Workshop Leader, Calgary, Canada.

    March 2007 Third Annual Engendering Diversity and Community Conference, “Bringing African American Males Back to College” University of La Verne, La Verne, CA.

    May 2006 “If I Knew Then, What I Know Now” invited Keynote Speaker Rialto Middle School Promotion Ceremony, Rialto, CA

    April 2006 “Out to Lunch Speaker’s Series” Empowering African American Males-invited session presented at Los Angeles Center for Enrichment Services (LACES), Los Angeles Unified School District.

    July 2005 “African American Man-Child Workshop” organized session at New Wave Educational Center, Inglewood, CA.

  • Church Membership & Activities

    Castle Rock Christian Fellowship Baptist Church, Riverside, CA

  • Community Service & Involvement

    Developed a non-profit organization aimed at mentorship and increasing graduation/ retention rates.

  • Interests & Hobbies

    Avid basketball player
    International travel