How does culture influence the human experience?

 

Ryan Brown studies how cultural ideologies can fundamentally change the way we see ourselves, experience the world, and interact with other people. He explores how these beliefs and values wield their influence, and how deep this influence can go. Ryan's current research focuses on the dynamics of honor cultures, both within the United States and around the world. He has investigated baby naming practices, school violence, terrorism and reactions to terrorism, and suicide. Learn more »

For more information about how the ideology of honor influences contemporary American culture, read my new book, Honor Bound, available from Amazon and other fine retailers.

For more information about how the ideology of honor influences contemporary American culture, read my new book, Honor Bound, available from Amazon and other fine retailers.

Current Research

Recent Honor Blog Posts

Honor Blog

On Culture and the Making of a Man

June 9, 2016

What compels a man to give his life for an idea or conviction?

March 25, 2016

When Dishonor Leads to Suicide

March 4, 2016