Assistant Professor of Speech Communication
- Office VH110
- Phone 580-327-8429
- Fax 580-327-8185
- Mail 709 Oklahoma Blvd.
Alva, OK 73717
Tamara Brown serves Northwestern as chair of the Communication Department and assistant professor of speech communication. She joined the faculty of Northwestern in August of 1998. Brown received her B.S. from Northwestern in May 1992 and her M.S. in speech pathology from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in May 1994. She has completed the coursework for her Ph.D. in educational psychology from Oklahoma State University.
In addition to teaching speech communication courses, Brown serves Northwestern on various committees. Currently, she is chair of the Faculty Development Advisory Board (FDAB).
Brown has a distinguished teaching career at Northwestern. She was named John Sheffield Teacher of the Year for 2004-2005, and she received the John Barton Distinguished Teaching and Service Award for 2005-2006. In addition, she has been recognized twice for Diversity Awareness and Engagement in the classroom.
Brown holds a State of Oklahoma license to practice speech language pathology and a Certification of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology from the American Speech Language Hearing Association. She has been a member of various associations including the Oklahoma Speech Theatre Communication Association, the American Speech Language Hearing Association, the National Communication Association, and the Professional Organizational Development Network in Higher Education.
Brown and her husband, Scott, live in Alva with their two children, Megan and Colton.