Brown is an architect, professor of architecture (since 2001) and director of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the School of Architecture. Prior to teaching, Brown worked as an architect in New York City and remains focused on the relationship between architecture and social justice issues, especially gender and its impact on spacial relationships. She co-founded and leads ArchiteXX, a women and architecture group bridging the academy and practice, that fosters, mentors and creates opportunities for women architects, designers and students of all ages.
Brown received a bachelor of science degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a master of architecture degree from Princeton University. She was recently honored with The Architectural League’s 2021 Emerging Voices award, given to individuals and firms with distinct design voices that have the potential to influence the disciplines of architecture, landscape architecture and urban design.
Brown is serving the first year of her two-year term as faculty representative during the 2021-22 academic year. She participates, ex officio, on the Board of Trustees’ Academic Affairs Committee, and reports to the board at Executive Committee and full board meetings. Photo by Peter Bennetts