Postdoctoral Fellow, CSREA and the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, 2017-2019
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvaniaanthony_pratcher@brown.edu
Anthony Pratcher II is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Race and Ethnicity at Brown University. He has a joint appointment at the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America and the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs.
He earned his Ph.D. from the History Department at the University of Pennsylvania in Summer 2017. He has previously taught at Arizona State University and Estrella Mountain Community College. He teaches broadly on topics within American History and Africana Studies and has been published by Southern California Quarterly and Technology and Culture. Additionally, he co-edited a classroom reader published by Kendall-Hunt, titled, Planning Future Cities with Dr. Walter Greason. His dissertation, Community Consumed: Sunbelt Capitalism, A Praxis for Community Control, and the (Dis) Integration of Civic Life in Maryvale, Arizona, focuses on the intersection of urban policy and quotidian life to illuminate relationships between spatial formation and civic identity. His current research focuses on the bonds between race and citizenship in public policy and social practice.