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 2019

  • CITI Training for IRB 2013

Awards & Honors

  • Professor in Practice Men's Basketball, 2019

  • 3 awards for demonstrating the university values of Collegiality, Compassion and Leadership Half-Way There Celebration, 2018

  • 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

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ANTH 4960

    Internship: Anthropology Internship
  • ANTH 1102

    Introductory Anthropology
  • ANTH 3001

    Methods in Cultural Anthro: Cultural Anthro Methods
  • ANTH 3817

    Afr Comparative Cultural Issue
  • ANTH 2011

    Cultural Anthropology
  • ANTH 4950

    Selected Topics: Health Anthropology
  • ANTH 4990

    Undergraduate Research
  • ANTH 4541

    Food and Culture
  • HONR 4000H

    Honors Thesis

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

  • Dept. Student Research Symposium 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Anth Program Assessment 2015 - Present

  • Moderator for Dept. FB Page 2008 - Present

  • Anthropology Student Union 2006 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Physical Anthropology Search Committee 2019 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Global Perspectives Certificate Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • College Task Force Strategic Plan 2017 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • College Faculty Council 2016 - 2019

  • 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

  • Workload Task Force 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • University System Africa Council representative 2006 - Present

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

    Role: Committee Member
  • Fulbright 2019 - 2020

    Role: Other
  • Focus group for CRANE 2019

    Role: Special Institutional Assignment

Professional Service

  • Reviewed NSF Grant and multiple book manuscripts 2010 - Present

  • Wake Forrest University - 2019

    Role: Reviewer
  • Lake Forest College - 2019

    Role: Reviewer
  • Anthropology Day 2019 - 2019

    Role: Program Organizer
  • Fulbright, IIE 2017 - 2017

    Role: Reviewer, Grant Proposal

Public Service

  • Columbia County Senior Theses 2014 - Present

    Role: Mentor
  • Girl Scout Gold Award Committee 2011 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta 2019 - 2019

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Presentation to Kindergarten Class on Africa 2019 - 2019

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • Maxwell Library 2012 - 2016

    Role: Guest Speaker