Davina M. Brown

Professor of Psychology

Ph.D. Developmental Psychology, University of Toledo 1983
M.A. Social Psychology, University of Toledo 1978
B.A. Psychology, University of Toledo 1975

Research Interests
Cognitive Processes
Family Violence
Psychology & The Law

Teaching Interests
Child Maltreatment
The Family
Statistics & Research Methods
Intimate Violence (Domestic Violence)
Social Psychology

Brown, Davina M.  (pilot study complete/full data collection scheduled for Fall 2013)). The Introductory Psychology
         Curriculum: Time for a change
Harrison, Mark R. and Brown, Davina M. (in press).  How Leaders can use the theory of cognitive dissonance. Economic
Brown, Davina M. (2011, April). Healthy esteem v. narcissism.  Monitor on Psychology, 42  (4).

D. Lloyd v. Golden Living Center - Northcrest Rehabilitation. No.200BDR2194, 2010, Henry Co. Dist.
          (employed by the plaintiff in the matter of harassment: judgment for the plaintiff).

Brown, Davina M. (Spring 2009) Tomorrow is my daughter’s birthday. Northern New England Review.

Brown, Davina M.  (March 2009). Green Persuasion: Using social psychology to encourage pro-environmental behavior
         Workshop presented to the FPU Sustainability Initiative

Brown, Davina M.  (February 2009).  Why Are We In Denial? Paper presented at the National Teach-In Focus the Nation On
         Climate Change

P. Bransberger v. R. Borotkanics. No.200BDR2194, 2008, Jefferson Co. Dist.
          (employed by the defendant in the matter of parental responsibilities concerning Willa Mabel Bransberger: judgment for
          the defendant).

2007 (June) Social Science Library of the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University. Commentary
and assistance on the UN (UNESCO) CD-ROM Decade for Education for Sustainable Development project.

Brown, Davina M. (2007, October). Video Can Negatively Influence Infant Learning. The Keene Sentinel, A9

Rollins v. Roelant and Wayne, Co. Services Board, No. 05-CV-036, 2006, Wayne Co. Dist.
         (employed by the plaintiff in the matter of the death of Amber Gorden: judgment for the plaintiff).

Member of the American Psychological Association
Society for Research in Child Development
The Society for the Teaching of Psychology
National Council on Family Relation
Reviewer for National Science Foundation Grant Awards
2003 Carnegie Outstanding Professor State of New Hampshire
1990 Sears Foundation Teaching Excellence & Campus Leadership Award
1989 The Defiance College Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award
Official Sponsor of Alpha Chi National Honorary Society for Franklin Pierce University
Chair: Franklin Pierce University Internal Review Board
Called on for Professional Opinion as an expert witness
Most recent: Rollins vs. Wayne County Children’s Services Board

Personal Interests
All cats (but especially Siamese), Gardening, Travel

Davina Brown