Kevin Brown

Kevin BrownAssociate Professor
Caskey Chair of Church and Community Ministries
Director of Prison Ministries

Office: Leeke Magee Counseling Center, 106
Office Phone: (504) 816-8305
Fax:
E-Mail: kbrown@nobts.edu

Education

  • Wheaton College, B.A. Psychology, 1983
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, MSW, 1986
  • University of New Orleans, M.S. and PhD in Urban Studies, 2016

Teaching Experience

  • Adjunct Professor, Tulane School of Social Work
  • Adjunct Professor, New Orleans School of Urban Ministry

Teaching Specializations

  • Community-based Social Work
  • Urban Ministry
  • Counseling

Ministry Experience

  • 1998-2014, Executive Director, Trinity Christian Community, New Orleans
  • 1988-1998, Director of Adolescent and Family Services, Minirth-Meier Clinic of Wheaton, IL
  • 1986-1988, Family Therapist, Midwest Family Services, Chicago, IL

Publications

Books

  • MacDonald, M., Brown, K.J. and Mitsch, R. (1991). Setting New Boundaries: Daily Devotions for Those in Recovery, Nashville: Thomas Nelson.
  • Brown, K.J. and Mitsch, R. (1992). You Take over God, I Can't Handle It: Daily Devotions for Guys. Nashville: Thomas Nelson.
  • Brown, K.J. and Mitsch, R. (1993). The Quest: A Self-Discovery Adventure for Teens. Nashville: Thomas Nelson.

Dissertation

  • Brown, K.J., (2016). You Could Get Killed Any Day in Hollygrove: A Qualitative Study of Neighborhood-Level Homicide. University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations. Paper 2131. http://scholarworks.uno.edu/td/2131

Journal Articles

  • Brown, K.J. (1991). Honor your parents: A closer look. "Christian Psychology for Today", 7(2): 6-7.
  • Brown, K.J. (2009, October). "The Christian's razor edge: Social action in the context of the Great Commission, Proceedings of the North American Association of Christians in Social Work". Retrieved from: http://www.nacsw.org/Publications/Proceedings2009/BrownKChristiansRazorF.pdf.
  • Brown, K.J. (2010, September 27). The Christian way is far more than spiritual. At The Threshold. Retrieved from http://atthethreshold.org/2012/09/27/the-christian-way-is-far-more-than-spiritual.
  • Brown, K.J. (2011). The Irish in New Orleans: The New Basin Canal. Gathering Magazine. Retrieved from http://gatheringmagazine.com/the-irish-in-new-orleans.
  • Brown, K.J. (2011). Lafitte: Buccaneer or businessman?. Gathering Magazine. Retrieved from http://gatheringmagazine.com/jean-lafitte.
  • Brown, K.J. (2012). Margaret Haughery: The bread woman of New Orleans. Gathering Magazine. Retrieved from http://gatheringmagazine.com/the-irish-in-new-orleans-margaret-haughery.
  • Brown, K.J. (2013). Making groceries: Schwegmann Brothers Giant Supermarket. Gathering Magazine. Retrieved from http://gatheringmagazine.com/makin-groceries-schwegmanns-style/.
  • Brown, K.J. (2013). Joseph Guillaume: The Star Car, Part 1 of 3. New Orleans Historical, accessed August 8, 2014, http://www.neworleanshistorical.org/items/show/545?tour=29&index=0#.U_8g7fldV8E
  • Brown, K.J. (2013). Joseph Guillaume: Streetcar Segregation, Part 2 of 3. New Orleans Historical, accessed August 8, 2014, http://www.neworleanshistorical.org/items/show/547?tour=29&index=1#.U_8gn_ldV8E
  • Brown, K.J. (2013). Joseph Guillaume's Audacious Ride, Part 3 of 3. New Orleans Historical, accessed August 8, 2014, http://www.neworleanshistorical.org/items/show/548#.U_8gNfldV8E
  • Brown, K.J. (2013). Bibiliography for Joseph Guillaume and The Star Cars. New Orleans Historical. Retrieved from http://www.neworleanshistorical.org/items/show/553#.U_8hU_ldV8E.
  • Brown, K.J. (2014). Joseph Guillaume’s audacious ride. Gathering Magazine. Retrieved from http://gatheringmagazine.com/joseph-guillaumes-audacious-ride-by-kevin-brown.
  • Brown, K.J. (2014). Hurricane Katrina, in D.C. Hillis, Cities: Playgrounds or battlegrounds. Tacoma, WA: Leadership Foundations Press.
  • Brown, K.J. (2015). A biblical take on anxiety. BCFSN Transformation, 8(2): 2-3.
  • Brown, K.J. (2015). Review of G.S. Smith's The testing of God's sons: The refining of faith as a biblical theme. Journal for Baptist Theology and Ministry, 12(2): 80-81.
  • Brown, K.J. (2015, November). Seeking the shalom of New Orleans: 47 years of urban community building. "Proceedings of the North American Association of Christians in Social Work." Retrieved from http://www.nacsw.org/Convention/BrownKSeekingtheShalomFINAL.pdf.
  • Brown, K.J. (2016). Between two worlds: Addressing culture and kingdom values in Christian counseling. BCFSN Transformation, 9(3): 4-6.
  • Brown, K.J. (2016). Hollygrove revisited. CPTED Perspectives, 13(1): 3-8.

Classes Taught

  • Social Work Practice and Christianity
  • Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities
  • Social Work Practicum
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Group Counseling
  • Counseling in Ministry
  • Introduction to Urban Missions
  • Contemporary Mission Methods and Movements
  • Essentials of Helping
  • Church and Community Ministries
  • Spiritual Formation

Awards

  • The President's Call to Service Award President George W. Bush, 2006
  • Citizen of the Year The United States Marshals Service, 2009
  • Paul Harris Fellowship Rotary International December, 2009
  • Public Servant of the Year The Attorney General of the United States October, 2010
  • Outstanding Graduate Student, Planning and Urban Studies, 2016

Links

  • Personal Website: http://kbrown803.wix.com/home
  • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinjbrown