Peter Brown came to Converse in the fall of 2003. He received his BA, with a double major in computer science and English, from Williams College. Dr. Brown’s MS and PhD, both in computer science, are from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

In addition to teaching computer science at all levels, Dr. Brown is the Director of Distance Learning, in which capacity he administers Converse’s learning-management software.

Scholarly & Research Activity

Professional interests within computer science include information visualization, the role of human perception in computer graphics, and the application of computer-science and human-interaction principles to the World Wide Web.


  • BA (double major in Computer Science and English) - Williams College
  • MS and PhD in Computer Science - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill