Robby Brown has lived a very full life. He has been a professor, a college dean, a psychotherapist, a marine biologist, and a scuba diving instructor to name a few. He holds bachelors degrees in Biology and education, a master of science degree in Psychology, and doctoral training in Behavioral Medicine. His life’s love and passion is teaching! Robby is the Faculty Development Coordinator for Galen College of Nursing in Tampa Bay and plans to retire in that role.
In his free time Pro. Brown enjoys sailing, cave diving, fly-fishing, reading, writing, research, kayaking, collecting firearms, unix and linux computing, machining and fabrication as well as gunsmithing.
Pro. Brown is also a State of Florida Domestic Violence Assessor and a Florida Supreme Court Mediator PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE Forensic evaluations, interviews / interrogations, organizational assessment and quality planning, Industrial and organizational troubleshooting, criminal personality profiling, teaching, sex offender treatment, clinical hypnotherapy, brief therapy, negotiation/mediation, critical incident stress management.
Homeport: Tampa Bay, Bimini
Favorite books: Let's do authors instead... too many books to list. Clive Cussler, Ludwig Von Mises, John Calvin, Ayn Rand, F.A. Hayek, Murray Rothbard, Charles Murray, Milton Friedman, Mark Twain, R.C. Sproul, Marva Dawn, David Prior, John D. MacDonald, Jimmy Buffett, Norman Maclean, Earnest Hemingway, Martin Luther, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, most early American literature and poetry. Also most anything on freedom, liberty, or libertarianism.
Favorite movies/Television: A River Runs Through It, Gone With The Wind, Tombstone, M*A*S*H, White Collar, Burn Notice, Lie To Me
Pro. Brown preparing for a cave dive at Peacock Springs, now Wes C. Skiles Peacock Springs, named after a close friend of Professor Brown who died in a diving accident in 2010. The diver behind Robby is his good friend, Mark Long.
Professor Brown was a river guide on the Ocoee River during graduate school. He still loves whitewater kayaking.
Pro. Brown LOVES to fly small aircraft!
Pro. Brown is piloting a 2000 Cessna Skyhawk.
Pro. Brown is a lifelong backpacking / hiking enthusiast. He often takes students on trips with him. Here he is crossing a 'log bridge' over Deep Creek, N.C.
About to kayak the Ocoee in his favorite whitewater kayak, a Savage Beast!