University of New Orleans, M.S. and PhD in Urban Studies, 2016
Adjunct Professor, Tulane School of Social Work
Adjunct Professor, New Orleans School of Urban Ministry
Community-based Social Work
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
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.
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
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. (2018). Agents of transformation: NACSW's potential to bridge a longstanding theological divide. Shared Grace, North American Association of Christians in Social Work, https://www.nacsw.org/agents-of-transformation.
Brown, K.J. (2018, October 11). Training inmates for ministry inside maximum security prisons. Christianity Today/The Exchange. https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2018/october/training-inmates-ministry-inside-maximum-security-prisons.html.
Brown, K.J. (2019). What is cultural humility? The Restoration Institute Blog, www.therestorationinstitute.com.
Brown, K.J. (2019). Mayberry is not our home: Embracing danger in the city's public realm. Social Work and Christianity, 46(1): 26-31.
Brown, K.J. (2019). The evangelical razor edge. The Restoration Institute Blog, www.therestorationinstitute.com.
Brown, K.J. (2019) Racism and our definitional challenge: Is sin simply an individual act? North American Association of Christians in Social Work Quarterly Newsletter. https://www.nacsw.org/ENewsletters/April2019/DiversityColumnBrownKApril2019.pdf
Brown, K.J. (2019). Depending daily upon Christ: Future vs. present orientation toward time. Biblical Counseling and Spiritual Formation Network Transformation, 12(1): 4-5.
Brown, K.J. & Weil, F.D. (2019). Strangers in the Neighborhood: Violence and Neighborhood Boundaries. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0891241619857150.
Brown, K.J. (2019). A faith model of prison reform. Shared Grace: NACSW Blog. https://www.nacsw.org/a-faith-model-of-prison-reform.
“The ABCs of Thinking Differently.” Senior Fest, New Orleans, LA. February 27, 2015.
“International Peace Initiatives.” District 6840 and 6820 Rotary Conference, Biloxi, MS. April 10, 2015.
“Dominant, Minority, Kingdom Cultural Views.” Christian Renewal New Orleans training. June 14, 2015.
“Understanding Homicide from a Neighborhood Perspective.” Carrollton Rotary Club, New Orleans, LA. February 8, 2016.
“Understanding Homicide from a Neighborhood Perspective.” New Orleans Roundtable Club, New Orleans, LA. February 25, 2016.
“Stress Management and Substance Abuse Skills,” Great Lakes Dock and Dredge, Lake Charles, LA. May 8, 2016.
“Understanding Poverty,” Intern Training, Free Church of the Annunciation, New Orleans, LA. June 28, 2016.
The Connection between Substance Abuse and Neighborhood Homicide: Why New Orleans’ Homicide Rates Surpass the Nation’s and Implications for Change.” New Orleans Christian Counseling Conference, New Orleans, LA, November 4, 2016.
“The Christian Response to Race and Violence in New Orleans,” University of Holy Cross, New Orleans, LA, November 15, 2016.
“Understanding Urban Homicide: A Neighborhood Perspective,” North American Association of Christians in Social Work. Cincinnati, Ohio, November 18, 2016.
“Seeking the Shalom of the City: Applied Macro Social Work in an Urban Ministry Context.” North American Association of Christians in Social Work, Audio Conference Webinar, November 28, 2016.
“Breaking Barriers: A Student-Organized Forum on Racial Reconciliation.” New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, December 1, 2016.
“Reforming and Transforming Criminal Justice: Case Studies from Angola State Prison.” Society of Christian Ethics Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, January 6, 2017.
“Safety and Justice Forum,” Kettering Foundation. New Orleans, LA, March 9 and March 14, 2017.
“You Could Get Killed Any Day in Hollygrove: Understanding Urban Homicide,” National Association of Social Workers, Baton Rouge, LA, March 19, 2017.
“Cultural Lenses: Understanding the Impact of Culture on Views of Race.” InterVarsity ServeUp University Spring Break, New Orleans, March 5, 12, and 26, 2017.
“Citywide Student Civic Engagement Forum.” University of New Orleans, April 1, 2017.
“Cultural Lenses: Views of Culture and Their Impact upon the Church.” New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary’s Senior Fest, New Orleans, April 7, 2017.
“Cultural Lenses: Dominant, Minority and Kingdom Views of Culture.” First Baptist Church, New Orleans, LA. February 24, 2018.
“Cultural Lenses: Dominant, Minority and Kingdom Views of Culture.” Racial Reconciliation Roundtable. Mississippi College. Jackson, MS. February 27, 2018.
“Christian Community Development in a Post-Katrina Rebuilding Context.” St. Paul's Lutheran Church. New Orleans, LA. March 22, 2018.
“You Could Get Killed Any Day in Hollygrove: A Qualitiative Study of Neighborhood-Level Homicide.” Southern Sociological Society Annual Convention. New Orleans, LA. April 6, 2018.
“The ABC's of Thinking Differently.” Senior Fest NOBTS. New Orleans, LA. April 6, 2018.
Models of Prison Theological Education. The Global Prison Seminaries Summit. New Orleans, LA. June 3, 2018.
Association of Theological Schools. Innovations in Education Models. Denver. June 20-21, 2018.
“Advanced Theological Education in a Maximum Security Prison.” Educational Models and Practice Innovations Forum of the Association of Theological Schools. Pittsburgh, PA. September 11-12, 2018.
“The Newman Idea: Reintegrating Theology into the University.” University of Holy Cross. New Orleans, LA. October 6, 2018.
“A Christian’s Ethical Imperative: Engaging Ethics in the Broader Society.” Annual Conference of the North American Association of Christians in Social Work. Hartford, CT. October 27, 2018.
“A Structural Therapy Framework for Understanding Family Abuse.” New Orleans Christian Counseling Conference. New Orleans, LA. November 2, 2018.
“John Henry Newman to Arthur Holmes: The Idea of a Christian University, 1873-1987.” The Briel Symposium for the Renewal of Christian Higher Education. New Orleans, LA. February 20-22, 2019.
“Discussing the Death Penalty: A Community Forum.” Conservatives Concerned about the Death Penalty. New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. April 2, 2019.
“Understanding Race: Why the Church Has Difficulty Integrating and How We Might Begin to Change Things.” Senior Fest, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. April 5, 2019.
Qualitative Research Methods for the Social Sciences
Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities
Social Work Practicum
Social Work Practice and Christianity
Counseling in Ministry
Introduction to Urban Missions
Contemporary Mission Methods and Movements
Essentials of Helping
Church and Community Ministries
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
Board Memberships and Community Service
Trustee, Belhaven University, 2016-Present
President, The North American Association of Christians in Social Work, 2019 to Present
Advisory Board, Center for Faith and the Public Square, 2016-Present
Vice-President, NOLA Code, 2015-2019
Board Member, The Irish Network of New Orleans, 2016-2017
Advisory Board, Rebuilding Together New Orleans, 2006-2014
Board Member, Pratt Stanton Manor, 2007-2009
President, The Carrollton Rotary Club of New Orleans, 2007-2008
President, New Orleans Federation of Churches, 2006-2008