Faith Brown


Degree: Brain and Behavior (Experimental Psychology), University of Southern Mississippi

Research Interests: Feminist psychology, reproductive psychology and decision-making, discrimination and prejudice, perceptions of motherhood and working mothers, perceptions of childfree individuals and anti-natalists, and the psychology of religion.

Courses Taught: Statistics and History and Systems.

Professional Memberships: The Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Southeastern Psychological Association, Association for Women in Psychology, and Graduate Women in Science.


Keefer, L. A., Brown F. L., & Rials, T. (2021). An Initial Investigation of the Role of Death Concerns in Evaluations of Metaphoric Language about God. Archive for the Psychology of Religion.

Brown, M., Keefer, L. A., Sacco, D. F., & Brown, F. L. (2021). Demonstrate values: Moral outrage as a cue to long-term mate potential. Emotion. Advance online publication.

Keefer, L. A., Brown, M., Brown, F. L., & Sacco, D. F. (2020). Gratitude predicts selective moral concern about interpersonal harms. Journal of Positive Psychology

Brown, F. L. & Keefer, L. A. (2020). Anti-natalism from an evolutionary psychological perspective. Evolutionary Psychological Science, 6, 283–291

Keefer, L. A. & Brown, F. L. (2018). Attachment to God uniquely predicts variation in well-being outcomes. Archive for the Psychology of Religion, 40, 225-257.

Brown, F. L. (2019). Anti-natalism. In T. K. Shackelford and V. A. Weekes-Shackelford (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. New York, NY: Springer.