Cynthia   A.  Brown

Professor  

Phone: (956) 665-3661
Email: cynthia.brown@utrgv.edu

Cynthia A. Brown

  • Education

    • Biostatistics and Data Base Management, University of Pennsylvania Medical School, 2006
    • PhD, International Business Management, The University of Texas - Pan American, 1998
    • MS, Management and Administrative Science, The University of Texas - Dallas, 1978
    • BA, Economics, The University of Texas - Austin, 1969
    • Economics, Rice University, 1968




Selected Publications


  • Dave Jackson and Cynthia Brown. "An Examination of Trends in Finance Research: A Twenty-Year Review," Journal of Current Research in Global Business 16, no. 25 (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2013): 96-104.

  • Xiaohui Wang, Suad Ghaddar, Cynthia Brown, Jose Pagan, and Balboa Maravelia. "Alliance for a Healthy Border: Factors Related to Weight Reduction and Glycemic Success," Population Health Management 15, (2012): 90-100.

  • Dave Jackson and Cynthia Brown. "The Impact of PhD Programs on Finance Research," Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting. 10, 2012: 141-160.

  • Xiaohui Wang, Suad Ghaddar, Cynthia Brown, J Pagán, and M Balboa. "Alliance for a Healthy Border: Factors Related to Weight Reduction and Glycemic Success," Population Health Management 15, no. 2 (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2012): 90-100.

  • Jose Pagan, Cynthia Brown, Elena Bastida, Carmen Guerra, and Katrina Armstrong. "Health Literacy and Breast Cancer Screening among Mexican American Women in South Texas," Journal of Cancer Education 27, no. 1 (January (1st Quarter/Winter) 2012): 132-137.

  • Dave Jackson and Cynthia Brown. "Ranking Business Schools by Research Productivity: A Ten-Year Study," Academy of Economics and Finance Journal 2, (2011): 59-70.

  • Marisela Santiago Castro and Cynthia Brown. "Corporate Governance, Expropriation of Minority Shareholders' Rights, and Performance of Latin American Enterprises," Annals of Finance no. 7 (2011): 429-447.

  • Suad Ghaddar, Cynthia Brown, Jose Pagan, and Violeta Diaz. "Acculturation and Healthy Lifestyle Habits among Hispanics in U.S.-Mexico Border Communities," Pan American Journal of Public Health 28, no. 3 (July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2010): 190-197.

  • Marisela Santiago Castro and Cynthia Brown. "An Empirical Analysis of Latin American Board of Directors and Minority Sharesholders' Rights," Forum Empresarial 14, no. 2 (2009): 1-18.

  • Marisela Santiago Castro and Cynthia Brown. "Overview of Latin American Corporate Governance Mechanisms," Academia, Revista Latinoamericana de Administracion 43, (2009): 26-40.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Cynthia Brown. Transforming Graduate Education at The University of Texas-Pan American, Department of Education, $1,728,280.00 (October 1, 2009 - September 30, 2014)



Selected Presentations


  • Xiaohui Wang, L. Xu, Suad Ghaddar, and Cynthia Brown. "Examining prevention education programs' effects on border Hispanics physical activity intentions and status," American Public Health Association’s 144th Annual Meeting and Exposition, Denver, Colorado (October 2016)

  • Xiaohui Wang, Yiwen Cao, Cynthia Brown, and Suad Ghaddar. "Examine Participant Drop-outs in A Chronic Disease Prevention Education Program," American Public Health Association’s 141th Annual Meeting and Exposition, Boston, Massachusetts (November 2013)

  • Dave Jackson and Cynthia Brown. "An Examination of Trends in Finance Research: A Twenty-Year Review," Academy of Economics & Finance Annual Meeting, Academy of Economics & Finance, Mobile, AL (February 2013)

  • Dave Jackson and Cynthia Brown. "An Examination of Trends in Finance Research: A Twenty-Year Review," Association For Global Business, Washington, DC (November 2012)

  • Xiaohui Wang, L Xu, Suad Ghaddar, Cynthia Brown, and Jose Pagan. "Factors affecting border Hispanics' physical activity status and improvements in a chronic diseases prevention program," American Public Health Association 140th Annual Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco (October 2012)

  • Xiaohui Wang, Suad Ghaddar, Cynthia Brown, Jose Pagan, and M. Balboa. "Factors Affect Weight Reduction and Glycemic Successes in An Prevention Education Program," The Second Annual HIDA-REY Binational Health Conference, Texas A&M University, School of Rural Public Health, McAllen, Texas (October 2012)

  • Cynthia Brown. "Recruitment and Retention of Diverse Students as Master's Focused Institutions," Annual Meeting, Council of Graduate Schools, Scottsdale, AZ (December 2011)

  • Xiaohui Wang, Suad Ghaddar, Cynthia Brown, Jose Pagan, and M. Balboa. "How Changes in Diet and Physical Activity Affect Weight Loss and Glycemic Control?," American Public Health Association 139th Annual Meeting & Exposition, Washington, DC (October 2011)

  • Dave Jackson and Cynthia Brown. "Ranking Business Schools by Faculty Research Productivity: A Ten-Year Study," Academy of Economics & Finance 38th Annual Meeting, Academy of Economics & Finance, Jacksonville, FL (February 2011)

  • Dave Jackson and Cynthia Brown. "The Financial Impact of Healthy Lifestyle Changes," Association for Global Business, Association for Global Business, Washington, DC (October 2010)

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