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Erin Brown Conroy, M.A.

Adjunct Professor of Composition, Research & Writing

Educational Background:
M.A. in Blind Rehabilitation Orientation and Mobility Specialist, Western Michigan University
B.A in Music Education, Western Michigan University

Time at PHC: 2007 to present 

Before teaching for Patrick Henry College, Professor Brown Conroy taught research and composition for nine years with Cornerstone University's Professional and Graduate Studies Division, both on line and in the classroom for associates, bachelors, and masters students. She also taught leadership and management; organizational development; motivational theory and practice; individual and group behavior; and health and wellness. Before instructing at Cornerstone and PHC, Professor Brown Conroy worked for the Department of Veteran Affairs teaching individual clients in rehabilitation, writing educational material, and supervising individual veteran programs.

In addition to creating reading and writing curricula, Professor Brown Conroy continues to write both non-fiction and fiction books and is a member of the Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), the American Christian Fiction Writers Association (ACFW), and Romance Writers of America (RWA). She is also a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) and speaks nationally regarding parenting, homeschooling, and women's health (see

Professor Brown Conroy’s Complete Mastery Reading and Spelling Program™—a -multi-sensory reading program for children, created by Professor Brown Conroy— has been in development since 1996 and is currently in publication.

Professor Brown Conroy has been quoted in print publications such as Parents and Parenting magazines; the Chicago Tribune and Dallas Morning News; and web sites such as,, and For many years, Professor Brown Conroy served as a coach to families, counseling for respectful child behavior management and close family relationships. 

Professor Brown Conroy and her husband, Shawn, are parents of thirteen children and live in Michigan, where they homeschool their five children still living at home.