Ryan Brown

Ryan Brown

Professor of Social Psychology
The University of Oklahoma


How cultural ideologies can fundamentally change the way we see ourselves, experience the world, and interact with other people.

in the news

Babies Named After Dads: Which States Have More (And Why)

New research suggests that patronyms, or juniors, IIIs and IVs, are more common in states with Southern-style "honor cultures."
— Live Science

"Culture of Honor" in Some States Takes Deadly Toll on Men

Men who think they should defend their reputation at all costs often resort to violent confrontations or take needless risks, which can lead to injury or death. 
— CBS News


Department of Psychology
University of Oklahoma
455 W. Lindsey, Dale Hall Tower 705
Norman, OK 73019

Phone: 405-325-4526
Email: rpbrown@ou.edu