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Courtney BrownAssociate Professor


  • 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.