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Dr. Christopher M. Brown

Assistant Professor
Office: Carroll Building – Room 2214
Campus: Statesboro
Phone: 912-478-7946

Additional Link(s): CV, Personal Website


Dr. Brown earned his Ph.D. from Florida International University’s School of International and Public Affairs in Miami, Florida in 2009. He teaches and researches in the discipline of International Studies, specializing in democratization and democratic theory.

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Dr. Brown attended University of Florida and Temple University where he pursued his BA in Political Science as student-athlete in the sport of rugby. His research addresses normative issues of democratization and democracy theory broadly with a regional specialization in the Caribbean Basin. He has recently completed a manuscript on “Democratic Purgatory” and how democracies can break down through democratic means. Currently, he is beginning a new project on the concept of “verisimilitude” as an artifact of post-materialist civic engagement in advanced democracies as well as continuing his research into the intersection of sports and conflict resolution through an examination of Irish Rugby.

Research Specialization

  • Normative issues of democratization and democracy theory, particularly regarding representation and policy implementation
  • Sustainable Development
  • Blue Economy
  • Political Campaigning 

Regional Specialization

  • Caribbean
  • Latin America

Last updated: 12/15/2023