Jeffrey Brown

Associate Professor

OFFICE LOCATION: 250 Shatzel Hall
OFFICE PHONE NUMBER: 419-372-2982
E-MAIL: jabrown@bgsu.edu

Ph.D. (Anthropology), University of Toronto

Dr. Brown’s current research activities include gender and body issues in film, corporate media culture, the role of vision in popular culture, urban ethnography and comic book studies. Dr. Brown is also an active Curator of popular culture exhibitions for institutions such as The Toledo Museum of Art and The Royal Ontario Museum.

Representative publications include Black Superheroes: Milestone Comics and Their Fans, “‘They can imagine anything they want...’: Identification, Desire and the Celebrity Text,”“Gender and the Action Heroine: Hardbodies and The Point of No Return,”“Putting on the Ritz: Masculinity and the Young Gary Cooper” and “If Looks Could Kill: Female Revenge and Contemporary Film.”