Laurel E. Brown, PhD, MSW

Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 2781

Biography

Laurel E Brown, PhD, MSW, has worked in the area of child welfare services for more than 20 years as a social worker, supervisor, trainer, and administrator. She has been a social work educator for many years, teaching at the undergraduate level at a number of area colleges. Her research interests include child welfare, integrating spirituality in social work practice, community-based service provision, cultural humility in practice, and strategies to combat the generational impact of institutional racism.

Education

  • PhD, Social Policy and Research, Loma Linda University, 2011
  • MSW, Direct Practice, State University of New York at Albany, 1981
  • BA, Sociology and Psychology, Skidmore College, 1979

Academic Area

  • School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences
    • Department of Social Work

Courses Taught

  • SOCW 511 — Introduction to the Social Work Profession
  • SOCW 513 — Micro-theory and Human Development
  • SOCW 522 — Diversity and Social Justice

Office Hours

Tu/Th 3-5 p.m. and by appointment