Stephen Brown

Stephen Brown, Ed.D.

Associate Dean of Student Development/ Associate Professor of Behavioral Sciences

Office Phone: (951) 343-3933
Email: stbrown@calbaptist.edu
Department: Behavioral Sciences
Office Location: Tyler Plaza
Office Hours: By Appointment


Degree Major Emphasis Institution Date
Ed.D. Organizational Leadership University of LaVerne
MSW Social Work Jackson State University
BS Psychology Jackson State University

Academic Areas / Scholarly Interests

  •             Student Achievement Gap                              
  •             Minority Student-Athletes                              
  •             Behavioral/ Social Science Issues                 
  •             Social Welfare Policy
  •                 Educational Leadership
  •             Organizational Politics
  •             Diversity issues

Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

Chapman University August 2006 - May 2013

California State University, Fullerton September 2009 - June 2011

Azusa Pacific University January 2008 - June 2012

California State University, Los Angeles June 2007- June 2010

Research, Presentations, and Publications


Ransaw, T., Majors, R., Brown, S. (2016) Closing the Achievement Gap for African American Males. Michigan State University Press; East Lansing, MI.  


Brown, S. (2012) College & The Black Male Athlete. Tenacious Publishing; Beverly Hills, CA.


Brown, S.  (2008) . Reasons African American Male Basketball Players in Division I Programs Persist to Four-Year Degree Completion. Journal of the Alliance of Black School Educators.Volume 7 Number 2 Summer/ Fall 2008 pg. 47-66


Larsen, S., Brown, S. (November 2008) Using Online Technology for Student Support Services. Journal of Technology in Counseling. Volume 5, Issue 1.



April 2011                           Globalization: Immigration/ Migration and Rapid Urbanization and Chronic Poverty” ~ International Social Work Conference; University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

August 2010                      “HBC4U” ~ Black College Fair, Mt. San Antonio College:Walnut, CA

April 2008                   African-American Male Student Athletes: Expectations, Aspirations ~ Guest Presenter; Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Academic Resource Conference, San Diego, CA

March 2008                “Analysis of Effective Practices for African American Men in Higher Education” ~ Guest Presenter ; African American Male Summit; Coastline Community College, Westminster, CA



September 2007        Vision and Goal Setting: Developing a Plan “B”.California State University Men’s and Women’s Basketball Programs~ Panelist and Guest Presenter, Long Beach, CA

April 2007                  49th Annual Conference of the Western Social Science Association Issues of African American Identity ~ Guest Presenter, Calgary, Canada. 

Crossing Invisible and Visible Cultural Boundaries ~ Panelist Roundtable Discussion, Calgary, Canada.

Education~ Workshop Leader, Calgary, Canada.

March 2007                Third Annual Engendering Diversity and Community Conference, “Bringing African American Males Back to  College” University of La Verne, La Verne, CA.

May 2006                   “If I Knew Then, What I Know Now” invited Keynote Speaker Rialto Middle School Promotion Ceremony, Rialto, CA


April 2006                   “Out to Lunch Speaker’s Series” Empowering African American Males-invited session presented at Los Angeles Center for Enrichment Services (LACES), Los Angeles Unified School District.


July 2005                   “African American Man-Child Workshop” organized session at New Wave Educational Center, Inglewood, CA.


Church Membership / Activities

Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Ontario, CA

Community Service / Involvement

  • Created a non-profit organization aimed at mentorship and supporting young men using athletics as the vehicle.

Interests / Hobbies / Travel / Family

  • Avid basketball player
  • Loves traveling internationally