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        General Admission Contact
        The New School for Social Research
        Office of Admission
        79 Fifth Avenue, 5th Floor
        New York, NY 10003
        212.229.5600 or 800.523.5411

        Department of Anthropology
        6 East 16th Street, Room 926
        New York, NY 10003
        Tel: 212.229.5757 ext. 3016
        Fax: 212.229.5595

        Mailing Address
        79 5th Ave, Room 926
        New York, NY 10003

        Department Chair 
        Ann Stoler

        Senior Secretary
        Charles Whitcroft

        Student Advisor
        Sarah Chant

        Anthropology Student Handbook (PDF)

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    • Students from the Anthropology department are at the forefront of addressing critical social and political issues of our time. With a grounding in cutting-edge empirical, historical, and ethnographic scholarship, our Anthropology students are accepted to prestigious PhD programs, or find employment working in their area of study.

      Master’s Students

      Our MA students have continued their studies at top universities, including Princeton, the University of Chicago, the University of Pennsylvania, Cornell University, and New York University.

      They have also found employment as writers, analysts, program managers, and more at companies like AllState and Smashing Ideas and organizations like Accion U.S. Project Network, SAVVY Contemporary Berlin, and MDRC.

      PhD Students

      Our doctoral students are working in positions throughout the academic world.

      • Rhea Rahman (2018) is an assitant professor at Brooklyn College
      • Marisa Solomon (2018) is an assistant professor at Baruch College
      • Julienne Obadia (2017) is a junior research fellow at Kings College, University of Cambridge
      • Grzegorz Stanislaw Sokol (2017) is part-time faculty at The New School
      • Kadija Ferryman (2016) is a postdoctoral fellow at the Data and Society Research Institute
      • Sergio Andrade (2015) is a professor at Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO) in Quito, Ecuador
      • Diego Caguenas Rozo (2015) is director at the Center of Ethics and Democracy, Universidad Icesi in Cali, Colombia
      • David Bond (2014) is an assistant professor at Bennington University
      • Matthew Rosen (2014) is an assistant professor at Ohio University

      They have also found employment with companies and governments around the globe.

      • Christina Kim (2017) is program officer at Halifax International Security Forum
      • Emily Sogn (2017) is a UX researcher at Code and Theory
      • Carol Wang (2017) is a writer and editor at Sweeten
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To apply to any of our Bachelor's programs (Except the Bachelor's Program for Adult Transfer Students) complete and submit the Common App online.

Graduates and Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctural, Professional Studies Diploma, Graduate Certificate, or Associate's programs, or to apply to the Bachelor's Program for Adult and Transfer Students, complete and submit the New School Online Application.