Alicia Cunningham-Bryant, Ph.D

She/Her/Hers

Role

Full-Time Faculty
Associate Professor, Director of Fellowship Advising
Honors

Contact

Phone: 801.832.2467

Email: acb@westminstercollege.edu

Degrees

Ph.D. Yale University
M.P. Yale University
B.A. University of California San Diego

About

An award-winning teacher, Alicia holds the Kim T. Adamson Endowed Professorship in the Honors College and directs the campus-wide Office of Fellowship Advising. Alicia has extensive experience as an archivist and curator at museums in Philadelphia and New Haven, Connecticut; and she has done archeological field work in Egypt and Jordan. Her research interests are wide ranging and include public history, museum curation, digital humanities, Africa, Egyptology, Old World archaeology, ancient religions, The Hellenistic World, and art history, among other topics. Alicia earned a BA at University of California, San Diego (double majoring in history and archeology) and her PhD in near eastern languages and civilizations at Yale University, where she wrote a dissertation entitled Engraved in Stone: The Role of Offering Tables in Meroitic Funerary Religion. Whether hiking with her dog, Joey, traveling the world, keeping up with the latest action movies, or ferreting out local hidden gems, Alicia is always game for new adventures and is open to recommendations. To schedule an appointment outside of office hours go to: https://acb.youcanbook.me

Interests

public history, museum curation, digital humanities, Africa, Egyptology, Old World archaeology, ancient religions, The Hellenistic World, art history, anthropology, and modern Middle East