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Claudia Brown

Claudia Brown

Professor Mass Communications


Professor Claudia Brown is a long-time resident of Harford County and a graduate of North Harford High School. She began teaching at HCC in 1998 as a GED and SAT Prep instructor in the non-credit division; she has been teaching credit classes since 2002. Professor Brown values the opportunity to serve the Harford community as an educator and advisor to Owl Magazine, HCC’s nationally award-winning student publication.


  • B.A. in Contemporary Communications, College of Notre Dame of Maryland
  • M.A. in English, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Research Interests

  • Social Media and Society
  • Counter Culture and the Arts
  • Intentional Communities
  • Social Activism and Social Movements


“From ‘Writing for the College Newspaper’ to ‘Multimedia Journalism’: The Evolution of MC 208” (College Media Review)

“Conquer Your Fear of Public Speaking and Ace Your Oral Ratings Exam” (Professional Skater Magazine)

“All the World’s a Stage: Coaching as Performance,” (In the Loop)
Leveling the Playing Field” (Professional Skater Magazine)

Courses Taught

  • CMST 101
  • VPA 201
  • MC 105
  • MC 191
  • MC 192
  • MC 193
  • MC 208
  • MC 209
  • MC 210
  • MC 283
  • MC 284
  • MC 291
  • ENG 018
  • ENG 101
  • ENG 209


  • Journalism/New Media and Advertising