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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Jeffrey Brown, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest

  • Structural Equation Modeling in Assessment Research
  • Informant Discrepancy
  • Social-Emotional Development
  • Risk and Resilience
  • Youth of Color

Selected Publications/Presentations

Brown, J., Barbarin, O., & Scott, K. (2013). Early cognition and the development of internalizing problems in black boys. The American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.

Scott, K., Bararin, O., & Brown, J. (2013). From higher order thinking to higher order behavior: Exploring the relationship between early cognitive skills and social competence in black boys. The American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.

Scott, K.S., Brown, J., Jean-Baptiste, E., & Barbarin, O. (2012). A socio-cultural conception of literacy practices in African American families. In Handbook of Family Literacy, B. Wasik (Ed).
Brown, J. (2015). Strategies for a safe, effective classroom climate for LGBT students in Louisiana. Talk presented at the Louisiana School Psychology Association Annual Meeting in Lafayette, Louisiana, November 2015.

Brown, J., & Barbarin, O. (2015). Statistical methods of analyzing informant discrepancies and applications to longitudinal data. Presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philidelphia, Pennsylvania, March 2015.

Courses Taught

  • Psyc101 Intro to Psychological Science
  • Psyc202 Careers in Psychology
  • Psyc304 Intro to School Psychology
  • Psyc710 Cognitive Assessment
  • Psyc775 Behavioral Interventions
  • Psyc795 Internship