Conversation on Community
Richard Longworth, senior fellow of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and an expert on globalization's impact on the Midwest, spoke with WMUK in Kalamazoo leading up to his participation on the September 11 "Albion Tomorrow" panel discussion.
Marlon I. Brown earned his Master of Public Administration from the University of Delaware, School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy in 2008. Throughout graduate school, Marlon served as a Legislative Fellow with the Delaware State Senate and a Public Administration Fellow with the Institute for Public Administration at the University of Delaware. Marlon also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the American University, School of Public Affairs (2006). In addition to this, he has participated in public policy fellowships at Harvard University and Princeton University, and he has studied abroad at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Prior to coming to Albion College, Marlon was a Management Analyst for the State Court Administrative Office of the Michigan Supreme Court. He has also worked as a Mayoral Fellow for the City of Baltimore, Md., and he has served as a Congressional intern to both U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow of Michigan and U.S. Representative John Conyers, Jr. of Michigan's 14th Congressional District.
Marlon is a graduate of the 2010 class of the Michigan Political Leadership Program at Michigan State University. He currently serves on the Ingham County Equal Opportunity Committee and the City of Mason Historic District Commission. Prior to this Marlon served as Secretary of the Warren City Planning Commission and in 2008 he was a candidate for the Michigan House of Representatives.
Outside of his professional and civic life, Marlon is an avid musician who enjoys playing with various ensembles in the Lansing area. He is a native of Warren and lives in Mason with his wife, Margaret.