Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County
M.B.A., University of Baltimore
B.S., Towson University
Sam Brown's C.V.
Prior to his current appointment at the University of Baltimore, Sam Brown was an associate professor of public administration at the University of Nebraska, Omaha. His primary research has involved studying health disparities in access to care. His immediate goal is to shift his research focus from identifying social, economic and political disparities to developing theoretical frameworks and practical guidance to permit enhanced understandings of how American political institutions continue to foster current barriers to achieving the democratic ideal of equality for all Americans.
Brown’s more recent publication stream has focused in the area of social equity in public administration. He is a frequent presenter at national conferences on this topic. His publications have appeared in both health and public administration journals.
Brown’s principal teaching foci are public and nonprofit management and administration. He instructs a variety of public administration courses at the graduate level, including courses required of all students in both the public and nonprofit specializations.
Prior to assuming a career as an academic, Brown served in a number health- and finance-related positions in both the public and private sectors. For the past 20 years he has served his employers, primarily in university environments and in community and professional volunteer organizations, with a strong set of program- and policy-oriented skills and interests.