Jeffrey A. Brown received his PhD in Anthropology from the University of Toronto in 1996. He is a Professor in the Department of Popular Culture and the School of Critical and Cultural Studies at Bowling Green State University. Brown is the author of over 30 academic articles about gender, ethnicity and sexuality in contemporary media, as well as four books: Black Superheroes: Milestone Comics and Their Fans (2000), Dangerous Curves: Gender, Fetishism and the Modern Action Heroine (2011), Beyond Bombshells: The New Action Heroine in Popular Culture
(2015), and The Modern Superhero in Film and Television (2016).
Education
Ph.D., University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 1996
M.A., Bowling Green State University, OH, 1991
B.A., Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, 1989
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Popular Culture, Gender, Feminism, Film, Comic Books, Ethnicity, Media Studies, Ethnography,Genre Theory