MS 795 - Robert Brown Papers
|Title||MS 795 - Robert Brown Papers|
The Robert D. Brown Papers were donated in September of 1999 to be a part of the National Student Affairs Archives. The collection is comprised of dissertations, articles, book chapters, and speeches. The collection was arranged and finding aid written by W. Alex Smith, archival assistant, in August 2006. The finding aid was updated upon Dr. Brown’s death in 2015 by Beth Hoag, doctoral graduate assistant.
Dr. Brown was the Carl A. Happold Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Educational Psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Senior Associate with Aspen Professional Development Associates. He earned a B.A. is from St. John’s University, Minnesota (1955), and his M.A. (1956) and Ph.D. (1966) in counseling psychology from the University of Iowa. He served in administrative positions, including: Director of Counseling, Director of Student Affairs Research, Assistant Vice President for the University of Nebraska, and Assistant Dean of Teachers College.
Dr. Brown received numerous teaching awards, including a University-Wide Burlington Northern Distinguished Teacher Scholar Award and two University of Nebraska-Lincoln Distinguished Teaching Awards. The American College Personnel Association presented him with a Distinguished Scholar Award. In 1993, he received the Academic Excellence as a Graduate Faculty Member Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.
He served as president of the American College Personnel Association (1989-1990) and editor of the Journal of College Student Development (1983-1988). He was awarded the ACPA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012. He was also president of the Nebraska Psychological Association and the Nebraska Student Personnel Association. He authored or co-authored seven books, including three evaluation books, as well as numerous articles and book chapters. He frequently served as an evaluation consultant to school systems, health agencies, hospitals, colleges and universities, educational television, and state and federally funded projects. He made numerous presentations and keynote speeches around the US and internationally. Dr. Brown passed away on December 7, 2014 in Lincoln, Nebraska.
(Information courtesy of Dr. Brown’s Vita Summary)
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The Robert D. Brown Papers are organized into three record groups: Professional Papers, Publications, and Awards. These record groups are divided into record series which are described below. Please note that inventories for the articles, book chapters, speeches and presentations, and other publications are located within each folder. These inventories provide citation details.
Publications: (inventory of editorials, essays, reviews located in each folder)