Interdisciplinary Studies Department

Programs / African and African Diaspora Studies: Program Faculty

Judy Brown-Allen

Senior Lecturer of Sociology

Contact Information

Office: Kennesaw Campus
Social Sciences Building (SO 402), Room 4068
Phone: 470-578-2070


Dr. Judy Brown-Allen is a Lecturer of Sociology who was nominated National Faculty of the Year for Teaching and Service, the Teaching Excellence Award, the Dr. Betty Segal Phenomenal Woman Award and received the Most Outstanding Young Woman in America Award. She is an Attorney and one of the Cultural Sensitivity trainers for CASA (Court Appointed Advocates) for Cobb County Juvenile Court.  The Dr. Judy Brown-Allen NAACP Student Retention Scholarship Award was endowed by her in 2007 to assist African and African American Males who are in good academic standing with tuition by awarded $1,000.00 cash scholarships. To honor her deceased Colleague Dr. Jonathan Freedman Annual Laptop Scholarship was created by her that has given five deserving Sociology majors laptops. She was the Advisor of the Student Organization of Sociology (S.O.S. Club) for five consecutive years and is the current Advisor for the NAACP KSU Chapter. Dr. Brown-Allen was a member of the KSU Judiciary Board and also serves on the Career Service Board.

Teaching/Research Interest: Sociology of the Family, Social Issues, Internships and Co-ops, Principles of Sociology, Introduction to Gerontology, Deviance and Social Control, HIV & Aids Education for Global Prevention, Social Isolation of Minorities in Affluent Communities, Previous Role Flexibility and the Elderly 


J.D., Texas Southern University
M.C.S., Texas A & M University
B.S., Texas A&M University

African and African Diaspora Studies Faculty