B. Bradford Brown
Position title: Professor
Phone: (608) 262-0838
880A Educational Sciences
1025 West Johnson St.
Madison, WI 53706-1796
Professional Achievements: Curriculum Vitae
Since joining the faculty in 1979, Dr. Brown has become one of the nation’s leading authorities on adolescent peer relations, particularly the formation and functioning of adolescent peer groups.
He has authored and edited many scholarly volumes on various aspects of adolescent development, including the award winning The World’s Youth: Adolescence in 8 Regions of the Globe. Dr. Brown is past Editor of the Journal of Research on Adolescence. He has served on the Executive Council of the Society for Research on Adolescence and was co-organizer of the 1999 SRCD Peer Relations Preconference.
His energetic teaching has won him recognition as one of the University’s best instructors from several campus organizations. For his contributions in teaching, research, and service he received the UW School of Education Distinguished Achievement Award.
Dr. Brown is a Faculty Associate in the Wisconsin Center for Educational Research. He teaches courses on adolescent development, human development theory, and social and personality development.