Dr. Hana Brown is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Wake Forest University.  In 2011, she received a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley and holds a BA in Anthropology from Bryn Mawr College. 

Using an array of qualitative and historical methods, Dr. Brown's research examines the political origins and political consequences of racial inequalities
.  Her recent work bridges the fields of social policy, racial and ethnic relations, political sociology, immigration, and social movements.  Brown's scholarship has been published in such journals as the American Sociological Review, American Journal of Sociology, Social Problems, and Ethnic and Racial Studies.  Her research has been funded by the Russell Sage Foundation and the National Science Foundation.

Photo Credit: Ken Bennett 2013