PhD Sociology || Georgia State University || May 2012
Emphasis in Gender,Sexuality,and Intersectionality
Dissertation: Coming Out Narratives: Realities of Intersectionality
Committee: Dawn Baunach (chair), Griff Tester, and Donald Reitzes
MED in Education || University of Florida || 2003
Emphasis in Higher Education and Student Services
Concentration in Women’s Services and Organizational Development
Undergraduate Academic Advisement
Graduate School Advisement
Internship in Greek Life (2001; Internship in Honor’s Program 2002)
Masters Certificate || University of Florida || 2003
Gender and Women’s Studies
Concentration in Gay and Lesbian Identities
B.A History || University of Florida || 2001
Minor certificates in Secondary Education and Jewish Studies
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND TEACHING
Georgia Gwinnett College
2012- current || Assistant Professor in Sociology
Introductory Courses, Social Inequality, Birth and Parenthood, Sociology of Gender
Agnes Scott College
Spring 2013 || Faculty Senator, Part-Time Instructor of Anthropology and Sociology
Race, Class and Gender
Georgia State University
Spring and Summer 2012 || Visiting Lecturer
4/4, Emphasis in Gender and Sexuality Courses, Intersectionality and Social Constructionism
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Intersectionality, Gender, Sexuality, Social Inequality
Joya Misra, Mahala Stewart, Marni Brown. 2017. Gendered Lives and Sexual Beings: A Feminist Anthology. Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks: California
BOOK PROPOSALS UNDER REVIEW
Marni Brown. 2017. Readings in social inequality: Liberty and Injustice to all. (under contract)
Katie Acosta and Marni Brown. 2016. Pathways to Intimacy, Parenthood, and Families. (under review)
Marni Brown, Dawn Bauanch and Elisabeth Burgess. 2015. “Sexual Disclosure among College Students in the American Deep South: Toward a “Sexuality as Structure Approach” Journal of Child and Adolescent Behavior
Amanda Jungels, Marni Brown, Mindy Stombler, and Saori Yamosuto. 2014. “Teaching
Associate: Bridging Formal and Informal Mechanisms of Support for Graduate Student
Instructors" (assessing and evaluating the benefits of a teaching associate to sociology programs)
Brown, Marni, Stephanie, Medley-Rath, and Ruel, Erin 2010. “High Schools Students’ Attitudes toward
Providing Girls Opportunities to Participate in Sport” Sociology of Sport Journal, 28, 2
Marni Alyson Kahn 2010. Paulo Freire: “Queering Pedagogy in Response to Educational Crisis”, Praxis.
(Paulo Freire Institute, UCLA, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies)
CHAPTERS IN EDITED VOLUMES
Mindy Stombler and Marni (Kahn) Brown 2009, 2012, 2013. “Linking Sexual Aggression and Fraternities.” In Sex Matters: The Sexuality and Society Reader, third and fourth edition. Stombler, Mindy, Dawn Baunach, Elisabeth Burgess, Denise Donnelly, and Wendy Simonds, eds. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
Mindy Stombler and Marni (Kahn) Brown 2014. “Linking Sexual Aggression and Fraternities.” In Sex
Matters: The Sexuality and Society Reader, third and fourth edition. Stombler, Mindy, Dawn Baunach, Elisabeth Burgess, Wendy Simonds, and Elroi Windsor eds. New York: W.W. Norton.
Kahn, Marni. 2008. Sex and Society Encyclopedia: Feminism. Brown Reference Group, London.
Kahn, Marni. 2008. Sex and Society Encyclopedia: Homosexuality. Brown Group, London.
Kahn, Marni. 2008. Sex and Society Encyclopedia: Feminism. Brown Group, London.
ORGANIZATIONAL SERVICE AND JOURNAL WORK
2017-2018 Local Arrangements Chair for Sociologists Women in Society (elected)
2016-2019 Membership and Outreach Chair (elected) The Society for the Study of Social Problems
2016-2019 Executive Committee Member (elected) Southern Sociological Society
2017-2016 Ad Hoc Communications Committee Southern Sociological Society Greenville, S.C.
2017-2016 Author Meets Critic Panel Participant “Styling Masculinity” by Kristin Barber Southern Sociological Society Annual Meeting Greenville, S.C.
2015-2016 Local Arrangements Chair (selected) Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta GA
Coordinated all events for regional conference, including child care, all gender
Bathrooms, and receptions
2015-2016 Teaching Sociology Chair for Media for the American Sociological Association
2016-2014 Committee member on the Status of Gender and Sexuality for the Southern Sociological Society Committee Member and Conference meeting organizer
2017-2015 Society for the Study of Social Problem Membership Committee Member
2015-2011 Gender & Society in the Classroom Coordinator
Organize Gender & Society Articles into clusters for On-line Teaching Resource
2015 Sociological Focus Journal Manuscript Reviewer
2014-2013 Social Currents Journal Manuscript Reviewer
2014-2010 Gender & Society Journal Manuscript Reviewer
2014- 2008 Teaching Sociology Journal Manuscript Reviewer
2016- 2011 The Journal of Homosexuality Manuscript Reviewer
2012 Women, Gender, and Families of Color Journal Manuscript Reviewer
2011-2012 Colonial Academic Alliance Undergraduate Research Journal Manuscript Reviewer
2011 Society for the Study of Social Problems Sexual Behavior, Politics, and Communities Graduate Student Paper Competition Reviewer
2011 The Sociological Quarterly Manuscript Reviewer
2010 “Growing Our Field: Emerging Perspectives on Masculinities and Men’s Lives. The 18th Annual
American Men’s Studies Conference Proceedings” Manuscript Reviewer
Teaching Associate, Department of Sociology, Georgia State University, 2008, 2007
Junior Director of Instruction, under direction of Dr. Mindy Stombler
Graduate Instructor, Department of Sociology, graduate course, Georgia State University, 2010
Teaching Sociology (Co-Taught) (assessed course content and student evaluations)
Graduate Instructor, Department of Sociology, undergraduate course, Georgia State University, 2011,
Graduate Instructor, Department of Sociology, undergraduate course, Georgia State University, 2007 –
2011 Gender and Society
Graduate Instructor, Department of Sociology, undergraduate course, Georgia State University, 2006 –
2008 Social Problems
Teaching Assistant, Department of Comparative Sociology and Anthropology, Florida International
University, 2004 Gender Inequality, Florida International University
Teaching Assistant, College of Education, University of Florida, Honors College, 2001
Teaching Assistant, College of Education, University of Florida, Honors College, 2000
Leadership in College
MENTORING, ADVISING, AND INSTITUTIONAL LEADERSHIP
Georgia Gwinnett College, Mentor/Advisor to 50 Undergraduate Students in the School of Liberal Arts
Registrar all students for fall, spring and summer class
Advise on Major decisions, graduate school, activist and non-profit work
Georgia Gwinnett College, Game Mentor for College Athletes
Registrar Soccer and Tennis Players for Spring and Fall courses
GEORGIA GWINNETT COLLEGE STUDENT AND FACULTY LEADERSHIP AND INVOLVEMENT
Chair of the Common Reading Initiative CRI 2016-2017
Chair of International Women’s Day IWD 2016-2017
Faculty Senator 2015-2017
Subcommittee Coordinate 2016-2017
College Wide Curriculum Committee Member 2016
First Year Matters Committee Member 2016
Chair New Program Committee for the SLA 2014-2015
Assist with the Intersections Conference 2014-2016
Coordinate Volunteer Program
Review Student Essay Submissions
Organize awards and thematic panels
Gender Inclusive Programming and All Gender Bath Committee 2016
Co-coordinate International Women’s Day 2014, 2015, 2016
Gender Studies Forum Planning Committee 2014-2015
Academic Enhancement Center School of Liberal Arts Coordinator for Summer Training 2014; -2015, 2016-2017
Georgia Gwinnett College Core Curriculum Goals “Leadership” Chair 2014-2016
Top Claw Committee Member 2014-2015
Chair the School of Liberal Arts and Athletic Department Faculty Night 2014
Member of the Georgia Gwinnett College Common Reading Initiative Committee, Leading the Faculty Response 2014-2015
STUDENT AND FACULTY LEADERSHIP AND INVOLVEMENT
Agnes Scott College, Mentor and Advise Students in Race, Class and Gender Course
Sociology Internships, Graduate School
Georgia State University, Mentor and Advise both Undergraduate and Graduate students, Department of Sociology
Guide and facilitate conversations regarding careers in sociology
Formed Intersectional Student Group, (Discuss Books and Articles 2010-2013)
Write Reference Letters for graduate school and internships
2016 Applying Theory to Practice Co-Pi and recipient of $1000 (with Dr. Dovile Burdyte) Seminar on Understanding Difference and Promoting Tolerance
2014-2015 Southern Research and Evaluative Institute Community Expert Chair; applied for National Institute of Health Grant,
Assessing how women with chronic physical disabilities negotiate pregnancy and family planning
2012 Qualitative, Intersectional Researcher; Co-Investigator for the Urban Health Initiative Project, Department of Sociology, Georgia State University
Provide Intersectional Analysis for collected data regarding public housing, neighborhood construction, community, and relocation in Atlanta
2011-2005 Research Assistant, Department of Sociology, Georgia State University
Collaborate on several Sex and Gender projects with faculty: gather literature; collect and analyze data; transcribe.
2007-2006 Research Assistant, Department of Sociology, Veterans Administration Medical Center and
Department of Sociology Georgia Institute of Technology
2005-2004 Research Assistant, Department of Comparative Sociology and Anthropology, Florida
2002 Research Assistant, Department of Women’s Studies, University of Florida
2002 Research Assistant, Department of Education, University of Florida
GRANTS, HONORS, AND AWARDS
2015-2016 Bringing Theory to Practice Grant Award Recipient ($1000)
2010 Research Scholar Grant, Center for Teaching and Learning, Georgia State University, Atlanta,
2010 Excellence in College Teaching, Center for Teaching and Learning, Georgia State University,
2010 Georgia State University Department of Sociology Jacquie Bowles Teaching Fellowship ($500)
2010 Georgia State University Dissertation Grant, University Research Services and Administration
2009 Georgia State University Department of Sociology Teaching Associate ($1000)
2009 American Sociology Association Attendance Scholarship ($250)
2008 Georgia State University Department of Sociology Teaching Associate ($1000)
2004 Leadership Fellow, Warrington College of Business, University of Florida ($5000).
2002 Women’s History Month Woman of Honor, University of Florida ($500)
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, PAPERS PRESENTED, AND PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES
2017 The Society for the Study of Social Problems
Gender and Sexuality Session Organizer and Presider
2017 Southern Sociological Society, Greenville S.C.
Author Meets Critic Session
2017 Southern Sociology Society, Greenville S.C.
organize session on Sociology in Inter-discipline Departments and Programs
2015- Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) Southern Chapter Vice President
2011 organize program and curriculum for regional meeting; work on organizational recruitment; feminist outreach; fundraiser for local organization in relation to regional meeting
2013 Sociologists for Women in Society session presider at Southern Sociological Society conference on
Scholarship, Teaching and Activism
2013 Society for the Study of Social Problems session presider on Sexuality and Intersecionality
2012 Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) Parliamentarian
2012- Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) Winter Meeting Program Organization Committee
2011 Member (Breakfast with Scholars)
2011 Qualitative’s Conference “Gender and Sexuality” Session Organizer, Ontario, Canada
2011 Presider, Southern Sociological Society, Gender and Power in Organizations, Jacksonville, Florida
2011 Sexual Behavior, Politics, and Communities Graduate Student Paper Competition Committee
2010 Sociologists for Women in Society Parliamentarian, Atlanta, Georgia
2010 American Sociological Association Sociological Focus Event Organizer, Atlanta, Georgia
2010 American Sociological Association GLBTQ Caucus Member, Social Committee Organizer, Atlanta,
2010 “Teaching Social Problems with out doing Social Problems” Session Organizer, SSSP Atlanta, Georgia
2009 “Coming Out Experiences Past, Present, and Future” Session Organizer, SSSP San Francisco, California.
Marni Alyson Brown
2014 “Teaching Gender and Race as Structure: A Pedagogical Analysis” Southern Sociological Society, Charlotte, North Carolina
2014 “Regional Chapter Development” Sociologists for Women in Society Nashville, Tenn.
2013 “He was so feminine as a child, we always knew he was gay… Exploring Sexuality as Structure
with Coming out Narratives.” Sociology for Women in Society at Southern Sociology Society Atlanta, Ga
2013 Invited panelist on “Work/Life Panel for Graduate Students” Southern Sociological Society Atlanta, Ga
2012 Moderator for panel on Gender in Academia at Georgia Gwinnett College, School of Liberal Arts, Lawrenceville, Georgia
2012 Stacy Gorman, Amanda Jungels, and Marni Brown. “Whoever reads this, please write: Exploring online communities for survivors of sexual violence.” SSSP Denver, Colorado
2011 “Black Lesbian Narratives: Intersectionality and Coming Out Experiences”
American Sociological Association. Las Vegas, Nevada.
2011 “Narrative Analysis and Coming Out Experiences” The 28th Qualitative Analysis Conference: Contemporary Issues in Qualitative Research Ontario, Canada.
2011 “Stud, Femme, and Gendered: Black Lesbian Experiences” Southeast Women Studies Association, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia.
2011 “Narrative Analysis: Oppression, Privilege, and Intersectionality” Southern Sociological Society Meeting co-sponsored SWS, Jacksonville, Florida.
2011 “Black Lesbian Narratives: Exploring Intersectionality in Coming Out Stories” Queer Worlds and Global Positions, Emory University. Atlanta, Georgia.
2011 “Building Pedagogical Trust and Rapport in Consumer Student Culture” (with Amanda Jungels) Center for Teaching and Learning Graduate Student Conference, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia.
2010 “ Discovery of Self in Older Gay Men” (with Griff Tester) American Masculinities Conference, Atlanta, Georgia
2008 “Coming Out Experiences and Embodied Social Markers.” SSSP Conference Boston, MA.
2008 “Gender and Coming Out of the Closet: The Relationship Between Social Markers and Disclosure During a Transforming Closet Era.” Day of Learning Conference, Atlanta, Ga.
2007 “Profeminist Attitudes and Sport” SSSP Conference, NYC, NY.
2007 “Queer Bodies and Presentation: Sociology of the Body” Southern Sociological Conference, Atlanta, Ga.
2007 “I get by with a little help from my friends: Exploring patterns of sexual- disclosure.” Southern Sociological Conference, Atlanta, Ga.
2005 “Can You Keep A Secret? Exploring Sexual Disclosure Patterns with Family and Friends.” Eastern and Mid-continent Regions of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. Atlanta, Ga.
2005 “Identity and Media: Complicating The ‘L’ Word.” New Voices Graduate Conference in English. Atlanta, Ga.
2005 “Why I Told Mom First: Exploring Disclosure Trends.” New Voices Graduate Conference in English. Atlanta, Ga.
2004 “Disclosure and Coming Out Trends amongst Feminine Lesbians.” Southern Sociological Conference. Charlotte, North Carolina.
2013 Georgia Gwinnett College Faculty-Athletic Task Force Chair
2013 Georgia Gwinnett College Collegiality Committee for School of Liberal Arts Chair
2013 Georgia Gwinnett College School of Liberal Arts Mentoring Committee Member
2013 Georgia Gwinnett College Chat and Chew Colloquium Member
2013 Georgia Gwinnett College Bear Essentials Member
Assist new students with orientation and registration
2012 Georgia State University Department of Sociology Intersectional Series Organizer
Using the work from Gender &Society (Feb. 2012 Symposium on Patricia Hill Collins) I organized workshop on intersectional for students and faculty
2010 Georgia State University Dean’s Graduate Seminar Planning Committee
2009 Recruitment Committee Member, Georgia State University Department of Sociology
2009 Teaching Committee Member, Georgia State University Department of Sociology
2008 Graduate Committee Member for Sociopath Committee Georgia State Department of Sociology
2008 Reviewer for the Sociology Club Research Competition Paper Competition Georgia State
University, Atlanta, Georgia
2006-2008 Graduate Student Committee Member for Graduate Committee Georgia State Department of
2007 Southern Sociological Society Local Arrangements Committee Member
2006-2008 President of the Georgia State Department of Sociology Graduate Organization
2008-2011 Youthpride volunteer, GLBTQ Center, Atlanta, Georgia
2007 Graduate Committee Member for Sociology Lecturer Recruitment Committee
2004 Colloquium Committee Member, Florida International University Department of Comparative
Marni Alyson Brown
Sociology and Anthropology
2003 Academic Advisor, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Florida
2002 Honors Academic Advisor, Honors College, University of Florida
2001-2002 Graduate Assistant to Greek Life, University of Florida
American Sociological Association
Sociologists for Women in Society
National Women’s Studies Association
Society for the Study of Social Problems
The Mid-South Sociological Association
Southern Sociological Society
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