Browne

Dianne R. Browne, Ph.D., C.F.L.E., C.F.D.S., C.S.E.

Assistant Professor; Human Sexuality Education Field Experience Coordinator

B.S., Trenton State College; M.A., Montclair State University; M.Ed., Ed.D., Widener University

drbrowne@mail.widener.edu

Dianne R. Browne, Ph.D., C.F.L.E., C.F.D.S., C.S.E., began her career in sexuality at the State of New Jersey as an HIV prevention educator and trainer for teachers, administrators, prison populations, and faith-based communities. After 11 years in HIV prevention, she entered the field of human services. Through the administration of social service programs in schools and community-based organizations, Dr. Browne was introduced to and developed an interest in teen pregnancy, parenting and relationship education. She retired from State government in search of work in the field of sexuality.

Dr. Browne’s research interests continue to be in sexual relationships among heterosexual African American families and teens. She holds a NJ teacher’s certificate, national certifications as a Family Life Educator and Family Development Specialist and is an AASECT certified educator. She is currently the Director of the I Matter Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative at the Family Planning Council in Philadelphia, PA and serves as Vice President of the New Jersey Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.