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. She recently completed a Hewlett Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship (2010-2014) with the African Population Studies Research and Training Program at the University of Colorado Boulder, jointly appointed with the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. Angotti’s research centers on three areas: 1) the incorporation of global health norms and interventions in local contexts; 2) HIV/AIDS, aging and livelihoods in rural African settings; and 3) methodological issues and innovations in field-based research. Her research projects include the implementation of Western HIV testing norms 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, and Population and Development Review. 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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