General Description / Special Programs
Anthropologists have been actively involved at Teachers College since Margaret Mead started teaching here in the 1940s. With others at Columbia, she was involved in the formation of the current Program in Anthropology and Education (1967). Since 1968, the College has also administered the Joint Program in Applied Anthropology, which combines the staff resources of the program at Teachers College with those of the Department of Anthropology of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Columbia University. The Applied Anthropology/Anthropology and Education Programs function as one entity, are highly selective, and offer a small group of students a unique research training program. It seeks to maximize the interaction of students with their fellow students and the faculty of the program, and it involves students in the faculty's ongoing r
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Degrees Offered Anthropology PhD, EdD, EdM, MA
Highest Degree Offered PhD
MA/MS Field Areas
Applied Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
MA/ MS Requirements see
MA/MS Specializations Urban Education, Ethnographic Methods for Education Analysis, Global Studies in Regional Ethnographies, Leveraging of Informal Education
PhD Field Areas
Applied Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Phd Requirements see
Phd Specializations Applied Anthropology; Anthropology and Education
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities Graduate: Student aid is available to those in need. Application should be made to the Office of Student Aid, Teachers College, Box 309 (address below), before February 1.
Program Details
Certs Offered 0
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 1
Anthropology Club Info: The Society for Anthropological Study, Teachers College, Columbia University
Anthropology Club Advisor: Herve Varenne
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0