Angela Bratton

Associate Professor

Angela Bratton

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of History, Anthropology and Philosophy

College of Nursing
Department of Biobehavioral Nursing

Education

  • Ph.D., Anthropology Indiana University Bloomington, 2004

  • MA, Anthropology Indiana University Bloomington, 2000

  • BA, Anthropology University of Louisville, 1997

  • BA, Psychology, General University of Louisville, 1997

Certifications

  • CITI Training for IRB 2017

  • CITI Training for IRB 2013

Awards & Honors

  • Nominated for Faculty Advisor of the Year Student Life, 2017

  • Professor in Practice AU Men's Basketball, 2017

  • Professor in Practice AU Men's Basketball, 2016

  • Faculty Advisor Award for work with the Anthropology Student Union GRU Office of Student Life and Engagement, 2014

  • Junior Faculty Award for Internationalization of Campus Georgia Consortium for International Studies, 2010

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ANTH 4541

    Food and Culture
  • ANTH 4960

    Internship: Anthropology Internship
  • ANTH 1102

    Introductory Anthropology
  • ANTH 3817

    Afr Comparative Cultural Issue
  • ANTH 2011

    Cultural Anthropology
  • ANTH 2011H

    Cultural Anthropology
  • HONR 4000H

    Honors Thesis
  • ANTH 3001

    Methods in Cultural Anthro
  • ANTH 4950

    Selected Topics: Peoples & Inst of Africa

Teaching Interests

Intro to Anthropology, Cultural Anthropological Methods, History of Cultural Anthropology, Gender, Sexuality, and Reproduction, Africa, Identity, Ritual, Anthropology of Education/Childhood, Folklore, Travel (migration, tourism, etc.), Food, Study Abroad, Service Learning, Medical Anth

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • An Anthropological Study of Factors Affecting the Construction of Sexuality in Ghana: Teenage Pregnancy, School Education, and Virgins’ Clubs, 2010
  • “View From Table Top Mountain’s Top” , 2008

Research Interests

gender, sexuality, reproduction, education, socialization, identity/representation, adolescence, Africa, and feminist ethnography, food, folklore

Department Service

  • Volunteer for Recruitment at Arts in the Heart 2016 - Present

  • Dept. Student Research Symposium 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Anth Program Assessment 2015 - Present

  • Communication 2008 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Anthropology Student Union 2006 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor

College Service

  • College Task Force Strategic Plan 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • College Faculty Council 2016 - Present

  • Global Perspectives Certificate Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Co-Cordinator for Gillian Allen Talk 2016 - 2016

    Role: Committee Chair
  • T&P committees for Sociology, CJ, and Social Work 2016 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Center for Bioethics and Health Policy 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • INSTEP Committee/GOLD 2016 - Present

  • University System Africa Council representative 2006 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Women’s & Gender Studies Program 2005 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Racism Series 2017 - 2017

    Role: Other

Professional Service

  • Reviewed NSF Grant and multiple book manuscripts 2010 - Present

  • Fulbright, IIE 2017 - 2017

    Role: Reviewer, Grant Proposal
  • Fulbright, IIE 2016 - 2016

    Role: Reviewer, Grant Proposal
  • NEOS—ACYIG 2016 - 2016

    Role: Reviewer
  • 2015 - 2015

    Role: Conference-Related

Public Service

  • Columbia County Senior Theses 2014 - Present

    Role: Mentor
  • Maxwell Library 2012 - Present

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Girl Scout Gold Award Committee 2011 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • GRU’s High School U v2.5 at Lakeside HS 2014 - 2014

    Role: Guest Speaker