Department of Sociology
- Nicole Angotti is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Acting Assistant Director of AU’s Center on Health, Risk and Society. Her research centers on three areas: 1) the diffusion of global health norms and interventions to local contexts; 2) HIV/AIDS, aging and livelihoods in rural African settings; and 3) methodological issues and innovations in field-based research. Some of her research projects include the differential implementation and local reception of Western biomedical technologies in rural Malawi, HIV risk across the life course in rural South Africa, and the criminalization of same-sex sexualities in African countries. Her most recent work has been published in Demographic Research, Qualitative Research, Population and Development Review and Bulletin of the World Health Organization. Before joining AU, Angotti was a Hewlett Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow with the African Population Studies Research and Training Program at the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. She teaches courses in Global Sociology, Health and Rights, and Field Research Methods.
DegreesPhD, Sociology, University of Texas at Austin
MA, International Educational Development, Columbia University, Teachers College
BA, Sociology; Urban Studies & Planning (minor), University of California, San Diego
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