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Nicole Angotti

Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology

  • Nicole Angotti is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Assistant Director of AU’s Center on Health, Risk and Society (CHRS). Her research centers on three areas: 1) the differential incorporation of global health norms, policies and programs in local contexts; 2) HIV/AIDS, aging and rural livelihoods; and 3) methodological issues and innovations in field-based research. Some of her research projects include how the implementation of Western biomedical interventions intersects with social life 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 Social Science and Medicine, Qualitative Research, and Population and Development Review. 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.
  • Degrees

    PhD, 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

  • CAS - Sociology
  • Battelle Tompkins - T-18

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