College Directory

Dr. Amanda Brown



Clinical Assistant Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
663 Patterson Office Tower

Areas of Expertise

  • Trauma-Focused Care Practices and Pedagogy
  • Social Work and Criminal Justice Evidence-Based Clinical Practice

Highlighted Publications

  • Dishon-Brown, A., Glance, D., Ault, L., & Kettle, M. (2022). Using a short-term study abroad program to teach trauma-focused care: Design, implementation, and findings. KJECTL, 18, 32-39.
  • Brown, A. D., Glance, D., Rhinehart, A. (2021). Learn, expand, engage-supervision: A model for university-based supervisors serving as course instructors for practicum and internship. Kentucky Journal of Excellence in College Teaching and Learning, 17, 8-19.
  • Dishon-Brown, A., Golder, S., Renn, T., Higgins, G. E., & Logan, T.K. (2019). The effects of child and adult victimization on psychological distress: A mediated structural equation modeling analysis. Violence Against Women, 27(2), 143-166.
  • Glance, D., Rhinehart, A., & Brown, A. (2018). Learn, expand, engage: A model for teaching clinical skills across the helping professions. Adult Learning, 29(3), 104-114.

Alma Mater

  • University of Louisville – Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Women’s/Gender Studies, Master of Science in Social Work, PhD in Social Work

Get to Know Dr. Brown

Dr. Brown loves to spend time outdoors kayaking, hiking, or any activity that involves exploring nature. She also loves to travel and is particularly interested in researching her Irish heritage.