Jan Bramlett

Research Analyst

Biography: 

Jan was born in Tennessee and grew up in New York City, with family still in both places. She has a background in pharmaceutical advertising, qualitative research in rural and urban settings, peace activism and community mediation, and a Master’s degree in cultural anthropology.  She has volunteered as a teacher of English-as-second-language, served on a board for a domestic violence shelter and has done political organizing. She is also a singer, songwriter and musician, performing in various local projects. Jan has conducted research in rural Ecuador, urban Los Angeles, and New York City, focusing on transnational migration, community census and needs assessments, and white privilege and identity in multicultural educational settings. In 2003 she arrived in southern Humboldt with an MA, planning to write her doctoral dissertation and move on, but decided to stay here. She was a case supervisor at CASA of Humboldt for eleven years, coaching volunteer advocates for foster children in the child welfare system. Her long commitment to social justice and community-based, applied research has found perfect expression at CCRP, where she began working in March, 2018. She is currently the president of the Manila Community Services District. Call her at 707-826-3404, or email her: jb3140@humboldt.edu.

Jan Bramlett
(707) 826-3404