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@um.edu.mt

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=xI8ZlAcAAAAJ&hl=en
Academic profile: https://www.um.edu.mt/profile/mariabrown

Times of Malta Online Blog: https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/author/58
Twitter: @MariaBrown1919
Facebook Profile: https://www.facebook.com/mariabrown.sociology
  • Adult education
  • Community studies
  • Educational sociology
  • Social welfare
  • Socio-economic research
  • EU environmental policy
  • Regional policy maker
  • ACA1001 - Adult Education, Training and Development: Principles, Cultural, Social and Learning Differences and Issues
  • ACA1002 - Curriculum Design, Development, Evaluation and Quality Assurance
  • ACA1003 - Preparing for Adult Pedagogy and Assessment
  • ACA1004 - Research Basics and Writing Academic Research Papers
  • ACA1005 - Encounters with Practitioners in the Field of Adult Education, Teaching and Development
  • ACA1006 - Adult Education, Training and Development: Policy Engagement and Policy Analysis
  • ACA1007 - Adult Education within Vocational Contexts
  • ACA1008 - Online Teaching and Learning
  • ACA5003 - Adult Learning, Identity and Social Difference 1
  • EDS5001 - Themes in Education 1
  • EDS5002 - Educational Contexts: Learners and Learning
  • EDS5003 - Educational Contexts: Contexts, Conditions and Communities of Learners
  • EDS5004 - Research Component A: Preparing for the Dissertation
  • EDS5005 - Educational Contexts: Curricula and Pedagogies
  • EDU5971 - Applied Educational Research Methods
  • IAL5001 - Themes in Education 2
  • LLI5001 - Field Placement 1