Kevin Brown

Assistant Professor
MO 101
(859) 858-3511 ext. 2367

kevin.brown@asbury.edu

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.

 

Degrees:

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
Summer 2008

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
Summer 2002

BS, University of Indianapolis
Spring 2000

 

Book Publications:

 

  • 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).
  • Brown, K. J. (2015). A Christian Conception of Markets. Franklin, TN: Seedbed Publishing.
  • Brown, K., & Kinghorn, K. (2015). Chapter Two: The Theological Impetus for Social Entrepreneurship. In W. a. The Office of Faith (Ed.), The Social Entrepreneur: The Business of Changing the World (pp. 15-26). Franklin, TN: Seedbed Publishing.
  • Brown, K., Kinghorn, K., & Mucherera, T. (2015). Chapter Three: What Wesleyan Social Entrepreneurship Looks Like. In W. a. The Office of Faith (Ed.), The Social Entrepreneur: The Business of Changing the World (pp. 27-38). Franklin, TN: Seedbed Publishing.
  • Bosch, D., Brown, K., & Gill, M. (2015). Chapter Five: Getting Started with Social Entrepreneurship: How to Write a Business Plan. In W. a. The Office of Faith (Ed.), The Social Entrepreneur: The Business of Changing the World (pp. 55-70). Franklin, TN: Seedbed Publishing.
  • Brown, K. J. (2016). Designed for Good: Recovering the Idea, Language, and Practice of Virtue. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers.

 

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. (*NOTE: Award Winning Essay)
  • Bosch, D., Brown, K., & Gill, M. (2015). Broadening the Business Discipline: Teaching the History of Business in the Faith Tradition. Christian Business Academy Review, 10(1), 21-32.
  • Brown, K. J. (2015). Why Biblical Integration in Business. Journal of Biblical Integration in Business, 18(2), 87-88.
  • Brown, K. J. (2016). What is Your Narrative? Human Purpose and the Future of Work. A World Without Work? Technology, Automation, and the Future of Work: A Compilation of Essays Presented at the 2016 Values and Capitalism Faculty Retreat (pp. 37-49). Bonita Springs, Florida: American Enterprise Institute.  (*NOTE: Award Winning Essay)
  • Brown, K., & Clements, S. (2017). Fostering Civic Attributes in a Coming-Apart Age. Is America Coming Apart? Addressing Economic, Social, and Ideological Stratification in the United States: A Compilation of Essays Presented at the 2017 Values and Capitalism Faculty Retreat (pp. 3-18). San Antonio, TX: American Enterprise Institute. (*NOTE: Award Winning Essay)
  • Brown, K. J., & McMullen, S. (2017, July/August Issue ). Hope in the Humanless Economy. Christianity Today, 30-36.

Reviews and Commentary:

Presentations:

  • 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
  • Attended: Acton University—Acton Organization June, 2015
  • Attended: AEI Values and Capitalism Conference—Washington D.C. June 2015
  • Paper Presented: Christian Business Faculty Association Annual Meeting—Virginia Beach, VA, October 2015 (Paper #1)
  • Paper Presented: Christian Business Faculty Association Annual Meeting—Virginia Beach, VA, October 2015 (Paper #2)
  • Paper Presented: Values and Capitalism Faculty Retreat—Bonita Springs, FL, January 2016
  • Attended: AEI Values and Capitalism Conference—Washington D.C. June 2016
  • Paper Presented: Christian Business Faculty Association Annual Meeting—Charleston, SC, October 2016 (Paper #1)
  • Paper Presented: Christian Business Faculty Association Annual Meeting—Charleston, SC, October 2016 (Paper #2)
  • Paper Presented: Values and Capitalism Faculty Retreat—San Antonio, TX January 2017
  • Panel Presenter: Thomas More College Institute for Religious Liberty Academic Symposium—Thomas More College, February 2017
  • Paper Presented: Christian Scholars Conference—Lipscomb University, TN June 2017 (Paper #1)
  • Paper Presented: Christian Scholars Conference—Lipscomb University, TN June 2017 (Paper #2)
  • Lecture(s): Summit Ministries Conference—Manitou Springs, CO June 2017
  • Attended: AEI Values and Capitalism Conference—Washington D.C. June 2017

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