Martha S. Bradley

Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs

Biography:

Bradley is professor in the College of Architecture + Planning, teaching history and theory classes. She is also the vice chair of the Utah State Board of History and 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.

Expertise:

Cultural Studies, Religious Community, Mormon History and Mormonism, Polygamy, Utah History & Art

Contact:
Office Phone: 801-581-3188