Anthony Brown's research focuses on historical and contempoaray issues and discourses concerning African American students in schools and society.
Anthony Brown is Associate Professor of Curriculum & Instruction in Social Studies Education and Fellow in the Lawrence & Stel Marie Lowman College of Education Endowed Excellence Fund. He also is an affiliated faculty in the areas of cultural studies in education and the John Warfield Center of African and African American studies. He received his B.A and M.A. in political science from California State University-Long Beach and received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin Madison.
His research agenda falls into two interconnected strands of research, related broadly to the education of African Americans. His first strand of research examines how educational stakeholders make sense of and respond to the educational needs of African American male students. The second strand examines how school curriculum depict the historical experiences of African Americans in official school knowledge (e.g. standards and textbooks) and within popular discourse.