Before arriving at Asbury University in the fall of 2013, Dr. Kevin Brown spent four years teaching Business at Anderson University in Central Indiana. Prior to that, he worked for nearly a decade at Wells Fargo Bank, spending the last four years there as a market president.
Brown's formal education includes an undergraduate degree and an MBA from the University of Indianapolis along with two degrees from institutions in Scotland—an MA of Letters from St. Andrews University and a PhD from the University of Glasgow. Brown is married to Maria and they have three children. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as reading, exercising and camping with his family.
PhD, University of Glasgow, Scotland
December 5th, 2011
DISSERTATION: The Economics and Ethics of Residential Integration—a joint study between the School of Social and Political Science (Urban Studies) and School of Critical Studies (Political Philosophy). NOTE: Successfully defended on December 5th, 2011
MLitt, University of St. Andrews, Scotland
THESIS: Contemporary Theological Critiques of Capitalism and the Implications for the Christian Practice of Giving. Thesis marked as “High Merit” August 2008.
MBA, University of Indianapolis
BS, University of Indianapolis
- Brown, Kevin J. An Inquiry into the Economics and Ethics of Residential Integration. Diss. University of Glasgow, 2011. Print.
- Brown, Kevin, and Michael Wiese. Work That Matters: Bridging the Divide between Work and Worship. Lexington, KY: Aldersgate in Collaboration with Emeth, 2013. Print.
- Brown, Kevin J. “Welfare and Well-being: Ethnic Diversity and Segregation in US Housing,” in The International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home, edited by Smith, SJ; Elsinga, M.; Fox-O’Mahony, L; Ong, SE; Wachter, S., Elsevier (in press).
Peer Reviewed Journal/Editor Reviewed Publications:
- Brown, K. (2010). The Economics and Ethics of Mixed Communities: Exploring the Philosophy of Integration Through the Lens of the Submprime Financial Crisis in the US. Journal of Business Ethics, 97(1), 35-50.
- Brown, K. (2012). Illusion, Reality, and the Pursuit of Justice. eSharp, 19, 182-202.
- Brown, K. (2013). A Neo-Rawlsian Approach to Residential Integration. Social Inclusion, 1(1), 72-83.
- Brown, K., & Stoddart, E. (2014). Viewing Mount Laurel from Mount Zion: Theological Reflections on Social Integration. International Journal of Public Theology, 8(2), 176-200.
- Brown, K. (2014, September). Capitalism and the Common Good: How to Gear the Free Market so that People Flourish. Christianity Today, pp. 60-64.
- Brown, K., & Wiese, M. (2014, August). Work as Worship. Christian Business Review, 24-30.
- Brown, K. J. (2014). Spontaneous Order and the Imago Dei. Journal of Bibical Integration in Business, 17, 71-74.
- Bosch, D., Brown, K., & Gill, M. (2015). Broadening the Business Discipline: Teaching the History of Business in the Faith Tradition. Christian Business Academy Review (Forthcoming)
Reviews and Commentary:
- Brown, Kevin J. "On Markets and Morals—Helpful Perspective from Michael Sandel." Rev. of What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets. Web log post. There Is Power in the Blog. The Blog for Political Philosophy by Equinox Press, 28 July 2012. Web. <http://www.politicaltheology.com/blog/markets-morals-helpful-perspective-michael-sandel/>.
- Brown, Kevin J. Review of “How Much is Enough? Money and the Good Life.” By Robert Skidelsky & Edward Skidelsky. Faith and Economics, January, 2014. Print.
- Brown, K. J. (2014, September 17). From “I, Pencil” to “I, Smartphone”: The Moral Limits of the Market. (P. T. Bench, Ed.) Retrieved fromhttp://www.patheos.com/blogs/anxiousbench/2014/09/from-i-pencil-to-i-smartphone-the-moral-limits-of-the-market/
- Brown, K. J. (2014, November 17). "Capitalism and the Common Good" Bereans @ The Gate Blog Response. Retrieved from Bereans at the Gate:http://bereansatthegate.com/capitalism-and-the-common-good-bereansthegate-blog-response/
- Brown, K. (2014). Review of "Climbing Mount Laurel: The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb" by Massey et al. (G. College, Ed.) Faith and Economics, 64.
- Brown, K., & Stoddart, E. (2015, January 18). Harmony on Earth: On MLK Day, Rethinking Racial Integration. Christianity Today: Thin Places Blog. Retrieved from http://www.christianitytoday.com/amyjuliabecker/2015/january/harmony-on-...
- Paper Presented: ISA International Housing Conference—Glasgow, Scotland 2009
- Attended: RISE Conference—Dayton, 2010
- Paper Presented: Diverse Engagement: Drawing in the Margins—Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference—Cambridge University, England 2010
- Attended: RISE Conference—Dayton, 2011
- Paper Presented: Issues in Social Economics at Southern Economic Association (SEA) Conference—Washington, D.C. November 2011
- Paper Presented: 14th World Conference of Social Economics—Glasgow, Scotland 2012
- Paper Presented: CCCU Free Market Forum—Houston, 2012
- Paper Presented: Christian Scholars Conference—Lipscomb University June, 2013
- Attended: CCCU Free Market Forum—San Diego, 2013
- Paper Presented: Christian Scholars Conference—Lipscomb University June, 2014
- Attended: Acton University—Acton Organization June, 2014
- Paper Presented: Christian Business Faculty Association Annual Meeting—Trevecca Nazarene, October 2014 (Paper #1)
- Paper Presented: Christian Business Faculty Association Annual Meeting—Trevecca Nazarene, 2014 October (Paper #2)
- Attended: CCCU Free Market Forum—Indianapolis, 2014