Jodi Constantine Brown, Assistant Professor, Director of Online and Offsite Programs, and Associate Chair of the Social Work Department, joined the CSUN faculty in the Fall of 2011. Dr. Constantine Brown earned her MSW from the University of Illinois-Chicago and her Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis. She completed a post-doctoral research fellowship in mental health economics at the Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School. In her previous position as Program Director for Team Survivor, a non-profit that provides free exercise for women with cancer, Dr. Constantine Brown developed and implemented the organization’s first program evaluation, expanded the program by six percent annually, and generated over $300,000 in grant funding. Dr. Constantine Brown has presented locally, nationally, and internationally, and has recently published refereed journal articles on mindfulness and compassion fatigue, program evaluation, and alcoholism. Her teaching and research interests include program evaluation, pedagogy, complementary alternative medicine (CAM), mental health care policy, organizational networks, and access to care.
- Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis, Social Work
- MSW, University of Illinois-Chicago
- BSW, Colorado State University
- Research Methods for Social Work Knowledge and Practice
- Capstone Class