Claire J. Brown received a Ph.D. from State University of New York at Binghamton, New York, in December 2019. A virtual commencement ceremony was held in December 2020.
A 2007 Logansport High School graduate, Brown graduated summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame in 2011 with a bachelor of the arts degree in anthropology. She received her master’s degree in cultural anthropology from SUNY, Binghampton, in 2013, and successfully defended her Ph.D. research dissertation in November 2019.
Brown is working as a social science postdoctoral research fellow with Teagasc, the agriculture and food development authority in Ireland.
She is the daughter of John and Dr. Dianne Brown of Logansport.