At Brown University, students study education from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, including anthropology, economics, history, political science, psychology, and sociology. The faculty—social scientists, historians, and field-based experts—teach a wide array of undergraduate courses that comprise the Education Studies Concentration, lead two graduate programs (Master of Arts in Teaching and Urban Education Policy), and conduct research on important educational issues.

Graduate Programs Application Now Open

The 2015-2016 admissions cycle for the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program and the Master's Program in Urban Education Policy (UEP) has begun. Apply online at the Graduate School Website.


Application Deadline: January 15, 2015


Post-Doctoral Fellow in International and Comparative Education

The Education Department at Brown University seeks a two-year postdoctoral fellow in International and Comparative Education.  The department seeks candidates whose research and teaching interests lie in the social, humanistic, and cultural aspects of education outside of the United States and who make significant use of humanistic, qualitative methods, such as, but not limited to, ethnography, interviews, literary analysis, or philosophical methods.  Applicant fields might include, but are not limited to, anthropology, sociology, literature, philosophy, education, cultural studies, history, ethnic or area studies. The fellow’s research may focus on formal or non-formal education in one or more nations or regions, or it may focus on international organizations and agencies of education. More


New Education Studies Insight