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        General Admission Contact
        The New School for Social Research
        Office of Admission
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        New York, NY 10003
        212.229.5600 or 800.523.5411
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        Admissions Liaison
        Dana Leon

        Department of Anthropology
        6 East 16th Street, 9th floor
        New York, NY 10003
        Tel: 212.229.5757 x3016
        Fax: 212.229.5595

        Mailing Address
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        Chair 
        Nicolas Langlitz

        Senior Secretary
        Charles Whitcroft

        Student Advisor
        Sarah Chant

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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:

      • PhD student, University of Chicago
      • PhD student, Columbia University
      • PhD student, Stanford University
      • PhD student, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
      • PhD student, University of Pennsylvania
      • PhD student, The New School for Social Research
      • PhD student, Cornell University
      • PhD student, New York University
      • PhD student, Duke University

      They have also found employment in a variety of industries:

      Design, Tech, and Urban Planning

      • Vice president, PlanGrid
      • Civic designer, Be'er Sheva I-team
      • Senior UX researcher, Freshly
      • Senior consultant, C Space
      • Operations manager, Malai

      Education

      • Teacher, Phoenix Academy Charter Network

      Nonprofits and NGOs

      • Program manager, Accion in the U.S.
      • Regional communications coordinator, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
      • Assistant director of corporate and foundation relations, West Point Association of Graduates

      Policy Research

      • Senior research analyst, MDRC
      • Evaluation coordinator, Edible Schoolyard NYC
      • Research programs director, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy

      Science

      • Founder, Redamance

      PhD Students

      Our doctoral students work in positions throughout the academic world:

      • Katyayani Dalmia (2019), postdoctoral fellow, University of Zurich (Switzerland)
      • Charles McDonald (2019), Samuel W. and Goldye Marian Spain Postdoctoral Fellow, Program in Jewish Studies, Rice University
      • Brie Gettleson (2018), social science and research instruction librarian, Haverford College
      • Rhea Rahman (2018), assistant professor, Brooklyn College
      • Marisa Solomon (2018), assistant professor, Baruch College
      • Julienne Obadia (2017), junior research fellow, Kings College, University of Cambridge
      • Kadija Ferryman (2016), postdoctoral fellow, Data and Society Research Institute
      • Sergio Andrade (2015), professor at Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO) (Ecuador)
      • Diego Caguenas Rozo (2015), director of the Center of Ethics and Democracy, Universidad Icesi (Colombia)
      • Amber Benezra (2014), assistant professor, Stevens Institute of Technology
      • David Bond (2014), assistant professor at Bennington University
      • Matthew Rosen (2014), assistant professor at Ohio University
      • Leila Vevaina (2014), postdoctoral research fellow at the Max Planck Institute (Germany)
      • Smoki Musaraj (2012), assistant professor at Ohio University

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

      • Jason Euren (2018), senior scientist at Metabiota
      • Christina Kim (2017), program officer at Halifax International Security Forum
      • Emily Sogn (2017), senior user experience researcher at LearnVest
      • Carol Wang (2017), writer and editor at Sweeten
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Undergraduates

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Undergraduate Adult Learners

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Graduates

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