Menu Search

» Update Your Bio

» Directory Admin

Faculty & Staff Directory

Search academic interests:
[Photo]: Nick A Rattray

Nick A Rattray

Campus Address: CA313
Phone: 317-274-1103
Email: nrattray@iupui.edu
[Icon]: Website https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=MT5y-bMAAAAJ&hl=en Website


Investigator/Research Scientist, Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology (IUPUI)
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Indiana University-Bloomington


Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Arizona, 2012
M.C.R.P. City and Regional Planning, Rutgers University, 2000
A.B. Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, 1998


Dr. Rattray is a medical anthropologist with expertise in social determinants of health, disability, health communication, and implementation science. He holds a doctorate in anthropology from the University of Arizona and has conducted fieldwork in the United States and in South America. Dr. Rattray’s current research aims to improve community reintegration and rehabilitation outcomes for post-9/11 veterans.

Academic Interests

cultural anthropology, Geographic Information Systems, medical anthropology, Andes, Ecuador, disability, health disparities, participatory research, urban anthropology


A104: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
A460/560: Anthropology of the Body, Health, and Illness


Fulbright Student Fellowship (2007-08)
NASA Space Grant Graduate Fellowship (2006-08)
Veterans Affairs Associated Health Postdoctoral Fellowship (2014-16)
Veterans Affairs Young Investigator Award (2015)


City and Society, Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, Journal of American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Supportive Care in Cancer, Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, Practicing Anthropology, Disability Studies Quarterly, URISA, Global Environmental Change, Community Technology Review.


Contributing Editor, Handbook of Latin American Studies (Ecuador, Sociology)
Counselor, Ecuadorian Section, Latin American Studies Association

» Return to the Faculty & Staff Directory