Sociocultural anthropology, political anthropology, anthropology of history; Southeast Asia
PhD, Cornell University
Professor Emeritus Brown is now engaged in applying the ideas derived from the study of universals and human nature to a re-thinking of the "ethnocentric syndrome" and to the comparative study of race/ethnicity in educational settings.
- Hierarchy, History, and Human Nature: The Social Origins of Historical Consciousness.Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1988.
- Human Universals. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1991.