Erica Bradfield

Erica Bradfield

Erica Bradfield

Title: Assistant to the Chair
General Advisor

Office Location: Buller Hall 225
Phone: (269) 471-3152
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  • GCert Academic Advising, Kansas State University (2021)
  • B.S. Behavioral Sciences, Minor in Visual Arts, Andrews University (2014)
  • B.A. French Studies, Andrews University (2014)
    • Semester Abroad, Campus Adventiste du Salève, Collonges-sous-Salève, France
  • Diplôme de Français Professionnel Tourisme et Hôtellerie B1, Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Paris
  • Travel Agent Career Diploma, Ashworth College


Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, Erica spent her childhood in Lubumbashi, Zaire (now the Democratic Republic of Congo) before her family moved to Berrien Springs, MI. Her lifetime travel to almost 30 countries and her experience with living in four, has given Erica a deep appreciation for the diversity and complexity as well as the similarities found in culture variations.

During her time as a student at Andrews University, she studied at Campus Adventiste du Salève, in Collonges-sous-Salève, France, served as a student missionary at Helderberg College in Somerset West, South Africa, and signed up for as many tours as possible. As a J.N. Andrews Honors scholar, and combining her lifelong love of art with her experience and fascination with culture, Erica completed her Senior Honors Thesis on the cultural perception of color symbolism.

Current Research or Professional Activities


  • Bradfield, Erica L., "The Diversity of Color: an Analysis of Cross-cultural Color Symbolism" (2014). Honors Thesis. 90.