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Faculty | Angela Sutton

Research Assistant Professor & Assistant Director of the Mellon Partners for Humanities Education Program

Angela.c.sutton@
vanderbilt.edu

ANGELA SUTTON is Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies and the Assistant Director of the Mellon Partners for Humanities Education Program, working with Dean of Academic Affairs Bonnie Dow. Sutton is also Assistant Dean of Graduate Education & Strategic Initiatives for the College of Arts & Science and the Director of the Fort Negley Descendants Project, an oral history archive of the descendants of the enslaved who built and defended a local Civil War fortification on the UNESCO Slave Route. She has also managed projects and data with the Slave Societies Digital Archive at Vanderbilt. Her work on the intersections between slavery, memory, and the digital has appeared in The Historical Journal, the Afro-Hispanic Review, archipelagos, and Slavery & Abolition.

Education

M.A., Ph.D., 2014, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Department of History

B.A., 2006, University of Stirling, Scotland, Departments of History & Religious Studies