Michael T. Brown
2007-08 Academic Senate Chair
Michael T. Brown is a Professor of Counseling/Clinical/ School Psychology in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California - Santa Barbara, where he has been on the faculty since 1993. Professor Brown received his B.A. degree in Psychology from the University of California at Irvine and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Counseling Psychology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He has served on numerous Academic Senate committees at the systemwide and campus levels, most recently chairing the systemwide Board of Admissions and Relations with Schools (BOARS). Dr. Brown has published numerous books, book chapters, and articles that contribute to understanding the cultural variables underlying the career and educational choice behavior of racial/ethnic minorities and women. He has made international, national, regional, and local presentations relevant to advancing personal and career developments and serves on a number of editorial boards. He was elected fellow of the American Psychological Association in 2001.
* Michael Brown succeeded to the Vice Chair of the Academic Senate on March 13, 2006; his term as Vice Chair ended on August 31, 2007.