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Dr. Natalya Brown

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​Dr. Natayla Brown
Faculty of Applied & Professional Studies - Chair, Economics, Associate Professor
office: H129
email: natalyab@nipissingu.ca
tel: 705.474.3450
ext: 4456
fax: 705.474.1947
web: Natalya Brown Website

Biography:

Dr. Natalya Brown holds a cross-appointment with School of Business and the Department of Political Science, Philosophy and Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Science. Her research includes political economy, management education, financial literacy, immigrant integration, and sustainable tourism. She teaches courses in macroeconomics, economic development, international economics, and money and banking.

Education:

BSc, University of West Indies;
MA, University of Houston;
MSc, University of Texas;
PhD, University of Texas

Research Interests:

Her research interests are in political economy, management education, financial literacy, immigrant integration, and sustainable tourism.

Current & Future Research:

Working Papers:
Mang, C., Brown, N.R. and L. Piper. Smartphones and hospitality consumer behaviour. 
Brown, N.R. Voter Uncertainty and Third Party Candidate Entry.
Ferguson, K. and N.R. Brown. Better Together? Sense of Community in the Pre-Service Teacher Cohort Model. Under Review.
Brown, N.R., Mang, C., and L. Piper. A review of the use of smartphones in the tourism context.
Brown, N.R., Piper, L. and Armenakyan, A. Perceptions of the Benefits and Constraints of Sustainable Tourism Development by Small- and Medium-Sized Recreation and Tourism Enterprises in Northern Ontario.
Brown, N.R. The Impact of Term Limits and Party Recruitment and Retention Policies on Candidate Quality.
Brown, N.R. and A. Adler. The serious business of singing: Stakeholder valuation and subsidy of community choral performance.
Adler, A. and N.R. Brown. Questioning the benevolent monarch: The political economy of a university-community choir.
Armenakyan, A. and N.R. Brown. Examining eco-consumer tourist behaviour: A case of Armenia.
Piper, L. and N.R. Brown. What’s in a Name? An examination of similarities and differences between eco, rural, and resource-based tourism enterprises.
Ferguson, K., Brown, N.R. and L. Piper. Common Book: A Novel Approach to Teaching and Learning.
Ferguson, K., Brown, N.R. and L. Piper. The Lasting Impact of a University Common Reading Program.

Publications:

Brown, N.R. 2017. Housing Experiences of Recent Immigrants to Canada’s Small Cities: The Case of North Bay, Ontario.  Journal of International Migration and Integration, 18(3): 719-747.  DOI: 10.1007/s12134-016-0498-5.
 
Mang, C., Brown, N.R. and L. Piper. 2017. ‘Old School’ meets ‘New School’: Using books and tablets to improve information literacy and promote integrative learning among undergraduate business students. International Journal of Management Education, 15(3): 449-455.
 
Brown, N. R. and Ferguson, K. 2017. Teaching Financial Literacy with Max and Ruby.  Childhood Education, 93(1): 58-65.
 
Adler, A. and N.R. Brown. 2016. The production, consumption, and sharing of art, knowledge and benefits within the network of a university-community choir. Learning Landscapes Journal, 10(1): 57-80. 
 
Mang, C., Piper, L. and Brown N. 2016. The incidence of smartphone usage among tourists. International Journal of Tourism Research, 18(6): 591-601. DOI: 10.1002/jtr.26.
 
Ferguson, K. Brown, N.R. and L. Piper. 2016. Tensions and Issues in Selecting a Book for a University Common Book Program. Currents in Teaching and Learning,8(1): 58-69.
Ferguson, K., Brown, N.R. and L. Piper. 2015. Exploring Sense of Community in a Common Book Program. The Learning Assistance Review, 20(1): 7-22.
Brown, N.R. 2014. The Impact of Voter Uncertainty and Alienation on Turnout and Candidate Policy Choice. B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, 14(1): 273-292.
Ferguson, K., Brown, N. and Piper, L. 2014. ‘How Much Can One Book Do?’: Exploring Perceptions of a Common Book Program for First-Year University Students. Journal of College Reading and Learning 44(2): 164-199.
Brown, N.R. 2014. Candidate Ambition and Advancement Under Term Limits. Atlantic Economic Journal 42: 53-64.
Mang, C.F. and Brown, N.R. 2013. The Role of Economics in Canadian Undergraduate Business Education.”  Journal of Education for Business 88(4): 187-193.  

Other Contributions (peer-reviewed):

Ferguson, K., Brown, N.R. and L. Piper. Common Book: A Novel Approach to Teaching and Learning. Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, June 20-22, 2017.
Brown, N.R., Mang, C., and L. Piper. A review of the use of smartphones in the tourism context. ASAC Conference, Montreal, Quebec May 29-June 1, 2017.
Ferguson, K. and N. Brown. SOS! Save Our Sections - Examining Sense of Community in the Cohort Model of a Bachelor of Education Program. The Canadian Society for the Study of Education Annual Conference, Toronto, Ontario, May 27-31, 2017.
Ferguson, K. and N. Brown. Max and Ruby Teach Financial Literacy. 55th Annual Financial Literacy and Economic Education Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, Oct 4-7, 2016.
Brown, N.R. and A. Adler. The serious business of singing: Stakeholder valuation and subsidy of community choral performance. International Symposium on Singing and Song, St. Johns, Newfoundland, October 1-4, 2015.
Adler, A. and N.R. Brown. Questioning the benevolent monarch: The political economy of a university-community choir. International Symposium on Singing and Song, St. Johns, Newfoundland, October 1-4, 2015.
Brown, N.R. Voter Uncertainty and Third Party Candidate Entry. 49th Conference of the Canadian Economic Association, Ottawa, Ontario, May 28-31, 2015.
Ferguson, K., Brown, N. and L. Piper. So Many Books, So Little Time: The Selection Process for a University Common Book Program. Annual Conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, June 17-20, 2014.
Ferguson, K., Brown, N. and L. Piper. Exploring Sense of Community in a Common Book Program. The Canadian Society for the Study of Education Annual Conference, May 24 -28, 2014.
Brown, N. Housing Experiences of Recent Immigrants to Canada's Small Cities: A Pilot Study. 3rd Annual International Conference on Urban Studies and Planning, Athens, Greece June 10-13, 2013.
Mang, C., Piper, L. and N. Brown. “Smart” Tourists? Smartphone usage by tourists in Rome, Italy. 9th Annual International Conference on Tourism, Athens, Greece, June 10-13, 2013.
Piper, L. and N. Brown. A Rose by Any Other Name: Rural Versus Ecotourism in Greece and Jamaica. 9th Annual International Conference on Tourism, Athens, Greece, June 10-13, 2013.
Mang, C., Brown, N. and L. Piper. ‘Old School’ meets ‘New School’: Using books and tablets to improve information literacy and promote integrative learning among undergraduate business students. Honourable Mention. ASAC Conference, Calgary, Alberta June 8-11, 2013.
Mang, C., Brown, N.R. and L. Piper. ‘Old School’ meets ‘New School’: Using books and tablets to improve information literacy and promote integrative learning among undergraduate business students. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Calgary, Alberta, June 8-11, 2013.
Ferguson, K., Brown, N. and L. Piper. Common Book, Common Ground? Reflections on a Common Reading Pilot Project for First-year University Students. Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education, Waterloo Ontario May 28-30, 2012.
Brown, N., Piper, L. and J. Nadeau. ‘A Nuh Mi’: The case for a broader definition of the eco-tourist in Jamaica. International Conference on Tourism Archanes, Crete, Greece, May 23-26, 2012.
Piper, L., Brown, N. and J. Nadeau. ‘Soon Come?’ The marketing challenges of ecotourism
operators in Jamaica. International Conference on Tourism Archanes Crete, Greece May 23-26, 2012.
Mang, C. and N. Brown. The Role of Economics in Canadian Undergraduate Business Education. Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Montreal, Quebec, July 2-5, 2011.
Piper L., Brown, N. and J. Nadeau. Community-based Ecotourism in Jamaica: An Inclusive Framework of Ecotourism Operator Philosophies and Impact. 7th Annual International Conference on Tourism, Athens, Greece, June 13-16, 2011.
Brown, N. The Impact of Voter Uncertainty and Alienation on Voter Turnout and Candidate Policy Choice. 45th Conference of the Canadian Economic Association, Ottawa, Ontario, June 2-5, 2011.
Brown, N. Uncertainty, Alienation, Polarization and Voter Turnout. 71st International Atlantic Economic Conference, Athens, Greece, March 2011.
Brown, N. Candidate Ambition and Advancement under Term Limits. 70th International Atlantic Economic Conference, Charleston, South Carolina, October, 2010.
Brown, N. Candidate Recruitment and Retention under Term Limits. 44th Conference of the Canadian Economic Association, Quebec City, Quebec May, 2010.

Courses Taught:

ADMN 3336 – Special Projects (iLEAD Jamaica)
ADMN 3337 – Field Placement I
ADMN 4336 – Directed Studies
ECON 1006 – Introduction to Microeconomics
ECON 1007 – Introduction to Macroeconomics
ECON 2016 – Intermediate Macroeconomics
ECON 2017 – Money, Banking and the Canadian Financial System
ECON 3066 - Principles and Concepts of Economic Development
ECON 3067 – Problems and Policies of Economic Development
ECON 3127 – International Financial Management
ECON 3226 – International Economics
ECON 4126 – Special Topics in Economics I
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