McCarthy Center — Public Affairs — Urban Affairs
Sandy  Brown

Sandy Brown

Assistant Professor

Sandy Brown serves as Faculty Director of the Master's Program in Public Affairs. She received her PhD in Geography from the University of California at Berkeley, where her research focused on the political economy of agriculture and food systems, development, and farm labor politics in California and Latin America. As a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Santa Cruz, she has investigated the politics of pesticide regulation in California's strawberry industry. Prior to graduate school, Sandy worked as a nonprofit program director, legislative advocate, community-labor organizer, and farm labor consultant on California's Central Coast. 

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Administrative Appointments

Faculty Director, Master of Public Affairs Program

Courses Offered
  • Proseminar in Applied American Politics