Courtney Brown

Associate Professor

Office: 318 Tarbutton Hall

Phone: (404) 727-6525

Fax: (404) 727-4586


Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Department of Political Science

Emory University
1555 Dickey Drive

Atlanta, Georgia 30322


  • Ph.D., Washington University, 1981
  • M.A., San Francisco State University, 1977
  • A.B., Rutgers University, 1974


Teaching and research specializations: Modeling complex systems, advanced nonlinear statistical and dynamic modeling methods, introductory and advanced statistical methods, political music, American electoral politics, democracy in developing nations, politics and the environment.

Current research projects include nonlinear contagion and diffusion models of democratic transitions in developmental settings, as well as nonlinear interactions between politics and the environment.