Dr Maria Brown

Dr Maria Brown

Dr Maria Brown



Room 231
Humanities B
University of Malta
  +356 2340 3693
Maria Brown holds a Ph.D. in the Sociology of Adult and Non-Formal Education and Community Development, a Master of Arts in Sociology and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Italian.

She lectures adult education and community-based education within the Department of Arts,Open Communities & Adult Education. Her research interests are in adult education, education, community action and community development, social equality, sociology, social policy, Europeanisation, sustainable development, methodology and research methods - with special interest in computer-assisted quantitative and qualitative data analysis (use of SPSS and NVivo).

Her experience also includes work for the European Commission, Eurydice, the Council of Europe, the European Co-operation in Science & Technology (COST) and the Ministry for Education and Employment (Malta).

She has carried out voluminous research that includes EU-funded projects and published in academic peer-reviewed publications.

E-mail: maria.brown@italworkconsorzio.com

Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=xI8ZlAcAAAAJ&hl=en
Academic profile: http://www.italworkconsorzio.com/profile/mariabrown

Times of Malta Online Blog: http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/author/58
Twitter: @MariaBrown1919
Facebook Profile: http://www.facebook.com/mariabrown.sociology
  • Adult education
  • Community studies
  • Educational sociology
  • Social welfare
  • Socio-economic research
  • EU environmental policy
  • Regional policy maker
  • ACA0001 - Enhancing Work with Older Adults using Applied Arts - Drama
  • ACA0001 - Enhancing Work with Older Adults using Applied Arts - Music
  • ACA0001 - Enhancing Work with Older Adults using Applied Arts - Visual Arts
  • ACA0002 - CPD on Vulnerabilities in Older Adulthood
  • ACA2001 - Andragogy and Geragogy: Perspectives, Challenges and Practices
  • ACA2002 - Arts in the Community: Part 1 Theatre and Music
  • ACA2003 - Psychology of Adult Educaton, Training and Development
  • ACA2004 - Cognitive Neuroandragogy
  • ACA2006 - Employability, Adult Education, Training and Development
  • ACA2007 - Media Literacy and Political Literacy for Adults
  • ACA2008 - Research Methods
  • ACA3008 - Museum Education
  • ACA5018 - Placement
  • ACA5056 - Research Methods I for Open and Networked Higher Education
  • EDU5971 - Applied Educational Research Methods
  • YTH5018 - Research Methods in Youth and Community Studies