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Nadia Brown

Nadia E. Brown

Assistant Professor, Political Science, African-American Studies

Ph.D Rutgers University
B.A. Howard University, Magna Cum Laude

Curriculum Vitae
Office Hours: On Leave
Office: BRNG 2249
Office Phone: (765) 494-0460
Office Fax: (765) 494-0833


American Politics
African American Studies
Women and Politics


FALL 2013
AAS 271 - Introduction to African American Studies

Spring 2014
AAS 271 - Introduction to African American Studies

Summer 2014
POL 326 Black Political Participation in America



Refereed Journal Articles

Brown, Nadia. 2012. “Negotiating the Insider/Outsider Status: Black Feminist Ethnography and Legislative
     Studies.” Journal of Feminist Scholarship. 3, 19 -39.

Brown, Nadia, and Kira Hudson Banks. 2013. Black Women’s Agenda Setting in the Maryland State Legislature. 
     Journal of African American Studies:1-17.

Brown, Nadia. Forthcoming.  “Political Participation of Women of Color: An Intersectional Analysis.” Journal of Women, 
     Politics & Policy.

Brown, Nadia. Forthcoming. “Identity and the Legislative Decision Making Process: A Case Study of the Maryland         
     State Legislature.” Ethnic Studies Review.

Brown, Nadia. Forthcoming. “Employing Intersectionality: The Impact of Generation on Black Women Maryland State 
      Legislators Views on Anti-Domestic Violence Legislation.” The Journal of Race and Policy.

Book Chapters

Brown, Nadia. 2013. “Black Women’s Legislative Influence.” In Black Women in Leadership: Their Historical and Contemporary
      Contributions, eds. Dannielle J. Davis & Cassandra Chaney. New York: Peter Lang Publishing.

Junn, Jane and Nadia Brown. 2008.   “What revolution? Incorporating intersectionality in womenand politics.” In Political
Women and American Democracy, eds. Christina Wolbrecht, Karen Beckwith, and Lisa Baldez. New York: Cambridge   

Manuscripts under Review

 “It’s Not Just Hair…And You Do Care: The  Politics of Appearance for Black Women State Legislators.” Article

 “The Impact of Feminist Attitudes on the Relation between Racial Awareness and Racial Identity.” (with Kira Hudson Banks
     and Tracey Murray) Article Manuscript 

“To Our Mutual Good: Embodying Black Feminism in A Black Male/Black Female Mentoring Relationship.”
    (with Jonathan C. Smith) Article Manuscript

Submissions under Preparation

“The Intersectionality of Race, Gender and Party: Examination of Bill Sponsorship in State Legislators.” (with Byron D’Andra   
    Orey and Sharonda Wooford) Article Manuscript