Alumni (Scholar)

Brad Braxton

Joseph R. Daniel Jefferson Scholar
Salem, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (1991)
M.Phil. University of Oxford (1993)
Ph.D. Emory University (1999)
Professional Sectors:
Organized Religion


First Year Council Vice-President; Black Voices, Vice-President, President; University Guide Service; Athletic Recruiting, Men's Basketball Program, Men's Football Program; Licensed Baptist Minister; Student Representative, Alumni Council of the College of Arts and Sciences; Phi Beta Sigma's “Alain Leroy Locke Award”; Omicron Delta Kappa; Edgar F. Shannon, Jr. Scholarship; Lawn Resident; Raven Society; English-Speaking Union Scholarship for Summer Study at Oxford (1990); Intermediate Honors; Golden Key National Honor Society; Phi Beta Kappa; Raven Award; Alumni Association Distinguished Student Award; Rhodes Scholarship Recipient; Shannon Award (College of Arts and Sciences); Distinguished Majors Program; Dean's List; Echols Scholar

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