Profile: Tara Marie Brown
Tara M. Brown is an Associate Professor of Education in the Minority and Urban Education specialization at the University of Maryland, College Park. Tara holds a doctorate degree in education from Harvard University and is a former classroom teacher in secondary, alternative education. Her research focuses on the experiences of low-income adolescents and young adults of color, particularly as related to disciplinary exclusion and high school non-completion and their consequences. Tara specializes in qualitative, community-based, participatory, and action research methodologies.