Dr. Brad Bartel Obituary – Death: Anthropologist, Middle Tennessee State University Provost, Dr. Brad Bartel Passes Away
Dr. Brad Bartel Obituary: Unexpectedly, Brad Bartel, a provost of Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), passed abruptly. Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) has verified the death of Dr. Brad Bartel, an anthropologist and educator from Murfreesboro, Tennessee. October 30, 2023, was the date of his death.
“The MTSU flag will be flying at half-staff today in memory of Dr. Brad Bartel who passed away on October 30, 2023. Dr. Bartel served as the University Provost from July 10, 2010 until May 9, 2016. At that time he returned to the classroom and was currently employed as a Professor in Sociology & Anthropology.”
Who was Brad Bartel?
Dr. Brad Bartel was really interesting and different. From July 10, 2010, to May 9, 2016, Dr. Bartel was the University Provost. At that point, he went back to teaching and was working as a professor of sociology and anthropology.
In addition to researching colonialism, burial practises, and religious belief systems, he conducted archaeological study in Turkey, Serbia, Ireland, California, North Carolina, and Florida. Dr. Brad holds degrees from Brooklyn College and the University of Missouri–Columbia.
The depth and intricacy of Dr. Brad’s lectures were well known, shedding light on difficult subjects that might first seem overwhelming to pupils. His lectures were heavy, but they had the ability to change students’ viewpoints and give them a deep comprehension of the material.
Dr. Brad fostered a profound respect for the subject matter by leading his pupils on demanding intellectual journeys with enthusiasm and determination. For many, his persistent dedication to their development produced an amazing and illuminating academic experience.
Tennessee’s Murfreesboro is well-known for its involvement in the American Civil War. Near Stones River Cemetery, where more than 6,000 Union troops are interred, is the Stones River National Battlefield. Restored from a plantation home, Oaklands Mansion features gardens and an arboretum.