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dr. Elaina Adams, Ph.d

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Work experience

Aug 2014Dec 2015

Part Time Lecturer in Anthropology

Eastern Kentucky University

In particular, the Anthropology Program is seeking candidates with a commitment to teaching undergraduate majors and general education students in the areas of: Introduction to Physical Anthropology and Introduction to Cultural Anthropology. Preference for candidates interested in teaching on-campus, classroom courses on the Richmond Campus.

Aug 2014Dec 2015

Anthropology Adjunct Faculty

Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Eighteen graduate hours in the teaching discipline and a Master’s degree, or a Master’s degree in the teaching discipline required. In order to be considered for a faculty position, please upload transcripts of all college work and a current resume/vita. Online instructors are required to complete training offered by the college. Preference will be given to applicants with prior experience teaching online classes.   BCTC uses the Blackboard Course Management System.

Aug 2013Jun 2014

Teaching Assistant 

University of Kentucky

Taught introductory physical and cultural anthropology courses

Jan 2012Jun 2013

Graduate Assistant

University of Kentucky

assistant in medical anthropology


Aug 2010Jun 2014

Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Anthropology

University of Kentucky
Aug 2008May 2010

Master of Public Health in Epidemiology

University of Kentucky
Sep 2004May 2008

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology

University of Kentucky
Sep 2004May 2008

Bachelor of Public Health

University of Kentucky