Connecticut Magazine names Brown-Dean to '40 Under 40' list

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Khalilah Brown-Dean

Jan. 21, 2014Khalilah Brown-Dean, associate professor of political science in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named to Connecticut Magazine's "40 Under 40" list for 2014. 

According to Connecticut Magazine, the list is composed of the year's best and brightest philanthropists, artists, community leaders, athletes, educators and entrepreneurs, all nominated by Connecticut Magazine editors, friends, family and coworkers. 

"I am both thrilled and incredibly humbled to be recognized by Connecticut Magazine," said Brown-Dean. "This honor affirms a message that I try to impart upon my students--find your passion and incorporate it into your personal and professional endeavors. It also highlights the journey we all must pursue to find meaning in our lives. For me it was using my scholarship to shape conversations about justice and humanity." 

Connecticut Magazine also published an interview with Brown-Dean as part of the feature. Read more.