Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York
 


Joshua Brown, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
Dealy 238
441 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458-9993
Phone: 718 817 4069; Fax: 718 817 3785
Email: cjobrown@fordham.edu
Office Hours: Thurs 3:30-5pm and by appointment

Curriculum Vita
Dr. Joshua Brown
Education | Interests | Projects/Research | Courses | Professional Expertise | Cooperations | PublicationsPresentations | Recent News

Education Top
  • 1988 B.G.S., University of Michigan
  • 2003 Ph.D. in Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University

Major Research Interests Top
  • Contextual influences on the social, emotional and academic development of diverse, urban youth during middle childhood and adolescence
  • Influence of continuity/discontinuity in quality of instructional and non-instructional settings on youth development
  • School-based interventions to promote positive teacher/classroom and youth development

Projects Top


Courses Top
  • PSYC 6530 - Developmental Psychopathology
  • PSYC 7122 - Developmental and Prevention Science
  • PSYC 8350 - Applied Developmental Psychology Practicum
  • PSYC 1000 - Introductory Psychology
Further Professional Expertise/Experience/Tasks  Top

  • Editorial Board, Applied Developmental Science
  • Program Chair Elect, Social-Emotional Learning Special Interest Group, American Educational Research Association
  • Member, Out-of-School-Time Scholarship Network, The After-School Corporation (TASC), New York, NY
  • Advisory Board Member, Social and Emotional Learning Policy Pilot Study. Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility, New York, NY
  • Reviewer (Ad-hoc):  Developmental Psychology; Development and Psychopathology; Child and Adolescent Mental Health; Social Policy Report, William T. Grant Foundation (Major Grant Reviewer)

Cooperations Top


Selected Publications Top
For a complete listing of all of Dr. Brown's published works, visit DigitalResearch@fordham.edu

Selected Presentations Top

  • Brown, J. L., Jones, S. M., & Aber, J. L. (2010, March). The longitudinal impact of a universal school-based social-emotional and literacy intervention on classroom climate and teacher processes and practices. Paperpresented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington, D.C.
  • Jones, S. M., Brown, J. L., Hong, G., VanderWeele, T., & Raudenbush, S. (2010, January).  Mediation and spillover effects in group-randomized trials:  A case study of the 4Rs Program.  Invited paper presentation at the William T. Grant Foundation and Spencer Foundation Intervention Grantee Workshop, Washington, D. C.
  • Jones, S. M., Brown, J. L., & Aber, J. L.  (2009, May).  Three-year impacts of the 4Rs Program on children’s social-emotional functioning: The mediating role of teacher-student relationships. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, D.C.
  • Brown, J. L., (2009, April).  The effects of classroom climate on the development of social-emotional competencies in elementary school.  Invited discussant for student poster symposium session at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO.
  • LaRusso, M. D., Brown, J. L., Jones, S. M., & Aber, J. L. (2009, April). Mixed method analyses in a social and emotional learning intervention study: The challenges and opportunities for addressing school micro-contexts. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO.
  • Jones, S. M., Brown, J. L. & Aber, J. L. (2009, April).  One, two, and three year impacts of the 4Rs Program on children’s mental health and behavioral outcomes.  Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO.
  • Brown, J. L. (2008, October).  School selection and randomization for a school randomized-controlled trial of a universal social-emotional learning and literacy intervention.  Invited paper presented at the Conference on National and International Perspectives on Place-Based Randomized Trials in Education, Institute of Human Development and Social Change, New York University, New York, NY.
  • Brown, J. L. & Jones, S. M. (2008, July).  Establishing buy-in/compliance from principals and teachers for program adoption and data collection in school-randomized intervention trials.  Invited paper presented at the William T. Grant Foundation Intervention Research Workshop, Washington, D.C.
  • Brown, J. L. (2008, March).  Design and implementation issues involved in conducting Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) intervention research:  What we have learned.  Invited discussion paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.
  • Brown, J. L., Jones, S. M. & Aber, J. L. (2008, March). Patterns of classroom quality and their links to social-emotional and academic development.  Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Chicago, IL.
  • Brown, J. L., Jones, S. M. & Aber, J. L. (2007, November).  Classroom-level emotional and instructional quality and children’s risk for school failure:  The role of school-wide intervention in social emotional learning.   Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Moral Education, New York, NY.
  • Brown, J. L., Jones, S. M. & Aber, J. L. (2007, June).  First year experimental impacts of the 4Rs Program on children, teachers, and classrooms. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Community Research and Action, Pasadena, CA.
  • Brown, J. L., Jones, S. M. & Aber, J. L. (2007, May).  Demographic and classroom predictors of the quality of teacher-student relationships:  Implications for classroom norms.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Prevention Research, Washington, DC

recent News Top

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