Andrea Abrams » Academic AffairsRyan Lanigan2019-02-04T14:12:52+00:00
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Associate Professor of Anthropology • Chair of the Gender Studies Program • Associate Vice President for Diversity Affairs & Special Assistant to the PresidentAnthropology, African and African American Studies, and Gender StudiesWorkOld CentreworkWork Phone:859.238.5267workWork Phone:859.238.5254workWork Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgINTERNET
Andrea Abrams came to Centre in 2007 as Centre’s first Consortium for Faculty Diversity at Liberal Arts Colleges Postdoctoral Fellow, and became assistant professor of anthropology in 2009. She was promoted to associate professor in 2014. In 2018, she was named associate vice president for diversity affairs & special assistant to the president
She is the author of God and Blackness: Race, Gender and Identity in a Middle Class Afrocentric Church (NYU Press, 2014). She led a study-abroad trip to Ghana during CentreTerm 2013, and co-taught Spring Term in London, England in 2015. Before coming to Centre, Abrams taught at the University of Southern Mississippi, Emory University, Agnes Scott College, and Spelman College. Her research focuses on racial and gender issues in the South.
Abrams has a B.A. in sociology and anthropology from Agnes Scott College. She earned a M.A. in anthropology, a graduate certificate in women’s studies, and a Ph.D. in anthropology from Emory University.