Retired James L. Knight Professor
School of Journalism and Mass Communication, UNC-Chapel Hill
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Jane Brown is an expert on how the media are used by and influence adolescents’ health and has studied the influence of the media on adolescents’ tobacco and alcohol use, aggressive and sexual behavior. She is co-editor or co-author of four books, including Sexual Teens, Sexual Media. Her research has been published in adolescent as well as communication journals, including the Journal of Adolescent Health, Pediatrics, Journal of Communication, and Mass Communication and Society.