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Phil Brown

Phil Brown

Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Health Sciences



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Powerful stories, music at Northeastern Holocaust Commemoration

Pro­fessor Phil Brown and Gideon Klein Scholar Elijah Botkin shared sto­ries about Jewish his­tory and led moving musical per­for­mances on Thursday at the annual event held during Holo­caust Aware­ness Week at Northeastern.

Holocaust Awareness Breakfast

What do human research subjects have the right to know?

An inter­dis­ci­pli­nary group of researchers from around the world con­verged at North­eastern last week to grapple with the ethics of informed con­sent when using humans as their subjects.


Big visions’ for solving environmental health issues

Phil Brown’s inter­dis­ci­pli­nary research com­bines social sci­ence and envi­ron­mental health.

Phil Brown

Selected Publications

For a complete list of faculty citations, please visit iRis, Northeastern’s digital archive.


Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science and Health Social Movements

(with Rachel Morello-Frosch, Stephen Zavestoski, and the Contested Illnesses Research Group) 2012, University of California Press.


Social Movements in Health

(with Stephen Zavestoski) 2005, Blackwell Publishers

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