MARTHA S BRADLEY

MARTHA S BRADLEY portrait
  • Associate Vice President Academic Affairs
  • Deputy CAO, Sr Vp Academic Affairs - Oper
  • Senior Associate Vice President Undergraduate Studies
  • Dean Undergraduate Studies
  • Adjunct Professor, City & Metropolitan Planning
  • Professor, School Of Architecture

Biography

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Achievement Award. YWCA, 10/09/2015
  • Fellow in the Utah State Historical Society. Utah State Historical Society, 10/15/2014
  • Outstanding Achievement Award. YWCA, 10/15/2014
  • Best Documentary Book Award for Plural Wife: The Autobiography of Mabel Finlayson Allred. Utah State Historical Society, 10/01/2013
  • Leonard Arrington Award for Meritorious and Distinguished Service to Mormon History. Mormon History Association, 06/07/2013
  • President. Western Region Honors Council, 03/01/2011
  • Equity and Diversity Award. University of Utah, 04/15/2010
  • Utah's non profit Historic Preservation Advocacy organization, chair of board of trustees. Utah Heritage Foundation, 12/2009
  • Honorary AIA, 2008. Utah AIA, 01/01/2008
  • Park Fellowship, 2008. University of Utah, 01/01/2008
  • Vice Chair, State Board of History. This is a governor appointment to the board which regulates the statewide activities of the Utah State Historical Society. Utah State Board of History, 01/01/2005
  • Distinguished University Teaching Award, 2001. University of Utah, 05/01/2001
  • University Professorship, 2000. University of Utah, 05/01/2000
  • Bennion Center Service Learning Professorship. University of Utah, 05/01/1998

Biography

Dr. Martha Bradley-Evans is a professor in the College of Architecture + Planning who teaches history and theory classes.  Between 2002 and 2011, Dr. Bradley served as the Dean of the Honors College and in July 2011 became the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of Undergraduate Studies.   An award winning teacher, Bradley is the recipient of the University of Utah Distinguished Teaching Award, the University Professorship, the Student Choice Excellence in Teaching Award, the Bennion Center Service Learning Professorship, the Park Fellowship and the Borchard Fellowship.  In 2008, she received the Honorary AIA Award from AIA Utah.  She is the vice chair of the Utah State Board of History and is chair of the Utah Heritage Foundation. 

Her books include:  Kidnapped from that Land:  The Government Raids on the Short Creek Polygamists; The Four Zinas:  Mothers and Daughters on the Frontier; and Pedastals and Podiums:  Utah Women, Religious Authority and Equal Rights. 

Her most recent work on spatial religious communities maps the distinctive patterns, meanings and practices of communal religious groups such as the Branch Davidians, the FLDS, and the Family or the Children of God as they imagine and construct spatial worlds.  Her past scholarship has been in three main areas:  Public History, Gender and Community, and Religious Community.

Affiliations

  • AIA Foundation Board of Directors , trustee, 01/01/2009 - present
  • Utah Heritage Foundation (UHF), Chair Board of Trustees, 01/01/2006 - present
  • Utah State Board of History , Vice Chair, 01/01/2006 - 01/01/2014
  • Institute for the Study of American Religion , board of trustees, 01/01/2003 - present

Languages

  • French, functional.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • United States of America. Western United States; Utah.