Anthony, Brown married Sept. 5
The ceremony was performed by Judith Swift, director of the Coastal Institute and professor of communication studies and theater at URI, a playwright and mentor to the bride. Professor Swift was authorized to perform the ceremony by action of the R.I. legislature.
The bride, 29, is a policy analyst for Environment Northeast in Providence. She graduated from the University of Montana, and received a Ph.D. in environmental and natural resource economics from URI.
She is the daughter of George Quentin Anthony Jr. and Emily Sandler Anthony of Jamestown. Her father is an attorney in Newport and president of the Conanicut Island Land Trust. Her mother is a violinist and violin teacher in Jamestown, and first violin in the Amari String Quartet.
The bridegroom, 33, is an engineer for TPI Composites in Warren. He graduated from Harvard.
He is the son of Stanley and Margaret Brown of New Suffolk. His father is the retired editorial director of the American Physical Society and is still an editor of Physical Review Letters. His mother, a musician and civic activist, is the past president of the Recorder Society of Long Island, and a member of the Recorder Orchestra of New York and of the Transportation Commission of Southold Town.