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Crystal Thomas Joins Brown Department of Education

Meet Dr. Crystal Thomas, research project coordinator and adjunct lecturer for the Brown Department of Education. Crystal holds a B.A. in International Development Studies, a Master of Social Work, and a Ph.D. in Social Welfare from UCLA and began working at Brown in the fall.

(Distributed March 16, 2018)

Prof. Kenneth Wong Receives President's Award for Excellence in Faculty Governance

At the Brown University Faculty Meeting on March 6, 2018, President Christina Paxson presented the President's Award for Excellence in Faculty Governance to Professor Kenneth Wong in recognition for his dedicated service to faculty governance at the University. 

Professor Wong was honored for his sustained and important contributions in faculty committee service including the Academic Priorities Committee, the Research Advisory Board, and several terms on the Committee on Faculty Equity and Diversity.

(Distributed March 7, 2018)

Education Department to Host Spring 2018 DIAP Conference

The Education Department Diversity Inclusion & Action Plan (DIAP) Committee will host a Spring 2018 DIAP Conference, "Catalyzing Critical Dialogues in Urban Education & Policy," featuring workshops led by youth, community members, and educators on Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

(Distributed March 2, 2018)

Elizabeth Mann to Speak on Educational Design and Policy

On Thursday, March 1, Dr. Elizabeth Mann, Fellow in the Brown Center on Education Policy at the Brookings Institution, will present, "Examining the Relationship between Institutional Design and State Education Policy with a New Measure of Centralization" as part of the Brown Education Department Speaker Series.

(Distributed February 23, 2018)

UEP Student Jennifer Polexi Selected for Brown BEST

The Brown Executive Scholars Training (BEST) program helps prepare graduate students for future roles in higher education administration via a semester-long training, education, and mentoring experience. The fellows will attend weekly seminars and roundtables, create a career development plan, and meet at least monthly with assigned administrative sponsors. 

(Distributed February 16, 2018)
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