Dr. Mary Brown

Dr. Mary Brown earned a Ph.D. in Pre-Columbian art history from The Graduate Center of The City University of New York (CUNY). She has also served in the United States Peace Corps (Thailand), previously worked for the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C., and taught art history at Montclair State University in New Jersey, the Fashion Institute of Technology (SUNY) in New York City, and most recently Kutztown University and Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania. She is currently an independent art historian with a wide range of research interests including complex burials, textile ethnography, gender studies, evolutionary aesthetics, and animal imagery across cultures.