A native of Manchester, England, Dr. Jeremy Brown earned his bachelor of science degree and his doctorate in physics from the University of Birmingham, England. His doctoral work in experimental nuclear physics was conducted at both the University of Birmingham and the University of California-Berkeley.
He spent two years at Indiana University pursuing physics research, followed by a faculty position in the physics department at Princeton University. In addition to authoring several scholarly papers and articles, he was a visiting scientist at the University of Manitoba, Oxford University, and the National Accelerator Centre in Cape Town, South Africa.
In the past 20 years, Brown has held six top spots at academic institutions. Most recently he served as President of Dowling College — a 6,300-student liberal arts institution in Long Island, N.Y. He left 15 months into his three-year contract at Dowling, which was set to expire in June 2014. Brown’s prior posts include: Provost and vice president for academic affairs at the State University of New York at Canton, from 2003 to 2007. Rector of Florida State University-Panama, in Latin America, from 2000 to 2003. Associate dean of faculty at Princeton University, 1995 to 2000. Associate dean of the Yale University graduate school, 1992 to 1995.