Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Charles Wagner Norris-Brown

Diploma, Writing for Children and Teenagers, Institute of Children’s Literature, Oct. 2005

PhD Sociology and Social Anthropology, Lund University, Sweden, 1984

Courses in art and architecture, general arts and sciences, Penn State 1964-1967

Art and Writing

2016 Writer/illustrator Did Tiger Take the Rain?,  2016, Green Writers Press, Brattleboro, VT.

2012 “A Taste of Spring,” Destination Vermont, March 2012.

Signature member, Vermont Watercolor Society (also Board of Directors 2013-2016)

Member, Society for Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT: Vermont Week residencies 2010 and 2012; four week artist residency March 27 – April 22, 2011; two-week writers residency December 2013.


Fieldwork and archival research conducted in USA, England, Holland, India, Nepal, Malaysia and Canada between 1979 and 2015.

2006-2008 Adjunct Faculty, University of Vermont

1996-2000 Adjunct Post-doctoral Research Associate, University of Massachusetts Amherst

1993-1995 Adjunct Faculty, University of Pittsburg

2015 “A marriage of convenience: The hills and the terai from Dang to Kumaon, 1773-1921″: Paper presented at the conference Unfolding Central Himalaya: the Cradle of Culture, Dehra Dun, Uttarakhand, India, Dec. 11-14, 2015 (to be published).

2004 “Where’s Jessica? Myth, Nation, and War in America’s Heartland,” Social Analysis, Spring 2004: 81-85 (as C. W. Brown).

2003 “Corbett International: Answering the challenge for a U.S.-based international conservation non-profit organization,” Journal of Sustainable Forestry 17(1/2): 227-228.

And a dozen or so other articles, conference papers, etc since 1980-2000.