Dr. William “Bill” Brown joined the faculty at the University of South Carolina in 1995 and is presently a professor in the Department of Educational Studies at the College of Education. He is also a member of both the Children’s Physical Activity Research Group (CPARG) in the Arnold School of Public Health and the USC Research Consortium on Children and Families (RCCF). In 2007, he received the Research Award for the College of Education at USC and, in 2013; he was awarded the University of South Carolina Educational Foundation Research Award for Professional Schools.
Throughout his career, Dr. Brown has held professional positions as a preschool teacher, a service coordinator and home visitor with families of young children, the director of a large early intervention program for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers as well as a consultant to private and public preschools and state agencies. He has also been an advocate for enhanced prevention and early intervention services for young children and their families. To date, he has published multiple articles and chapters and two edited books related to services for young children and their families.
Dr. Brown is a member of the ICS Research Committee and has assisted with a number of research studies, including the brief on kindergarten entry assessments and other upcoming projects.