Brown, Lyn ( - )

Genre: Non-Fiction - Scholarly

Lyn Mikel Brown is the Professor of Education and Human Development at Colby College.

She received her B.A. in Psychology from Ottawa University (Kansas) in 1979 and her Ed.D. in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard in 1989. She has been an American Association of University women Educational foundation Scholar-in-Residence and a winner of a National Academy of Education Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship for her research on girls.

Her focus is on the social and psychological development of girls and women. She is a founding member of the Harvard Project on Women's Psychology and Girls' Development and co-creator of the nonprofit Hardy Girls Healthy Women.

Selected Bibliography

  • Meeting at the Crossroads: Women's Psychology and Girls' Development (with Carol gilligan) (1993) (New York Times Notable Book of the Year)
  • Raising their Voices: The politics of Girls Anger (1998)
  • Girlfighting: Betrayal and Rejection Among Girls (2004)
  • Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers' Schemes (with Sharon Lamb) (2006)

Selected Resources