Fay Brown, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in the Child Study Center; Director, Child and Adolescent Development School Development Program Yale Child Study Center

Departments & Organizations

Child Study Center: Child Study Center - Scholastic Collaboration | Comer School Development Program


Fay E. Brown, an Associate Research Scientist at the Child Study Center at Yale University, serves as the Director of Child and Adolescent Development for the School Development Program in that Center. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Connecticut in 1984 and later received a Master of Education degree in Guidance and Counseling, and then a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Howard University.

Dr. Brown has worked at the elementary, high school and college levels, teaching and counseling students. In 1993, she was recognized by the National Association for Personal Workers (NAPW) for her outstanding contribution to
student development. Her major focus is to help schools create and maintain developmentally appropriate conditions to ensure the holistic development of every child.

Dr. Brown has served as educational consultant to various groups, including the educational task force of the United Church of Christ. She is a motivational speaker, and in that capacity, presents at local, national, and international events.

Education & Training

PhD Howard University (1996)

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Fay Brown, PhD
Mailing Address
Child Study CenterPO Box 207900
230 South Frontage Road

New Haven, CT 06520-7900