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2021 SOA Alumni Homecoming Speaker, Dr. Evan Brown
Often Non-Linear, Always Vital: Meaningful Careers in Sociology and Anthropology
Join alum, Dr. Evan Brown (BS ’99 sociology, MS ’02 anthropology) at a student forum to discuss and ask questions about employment prospects, career strategies, and professional growth in the disciplines of statistics, diversity, decision making, and cultural acuity.
In addition to being a full and part-time faculty member for many years, Brown has also found success as a department chair, director of Global Studies, associate dean of Arts and Sciences, faculty development facilitator, instructional designer and learning design coach. In 2017, Brown achieved his doctoral degree in interdisciplinary leadership from Governors State University, his research having explored indigenous cultures and leadership trends with a specialization in Arctic higher education administration and indigenous student retention. Through Brown’s research, the Cultural Value Model of Student Retention was created, highlighting the importance of cultural competence in institutional curriculum development and student services.