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 »