CAE Guide to Offerings in Anthropology & Education


This page contains links to pages that include information about offerings in anthropology and education at colleges and universities throughout the U.S. The institutions are listed alphabetically by state. To find the offerings in a particular state, click on its first letter below. To select a specific institution, click its name. To return to the top of the page, click on any of the underlined individual letters along the left hand margin of the page.


 


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CALIFORNIA:
University of California, San Diego — Teacher Education Program
TEP at UCSD offers two M.A. programs in Teaching and Learning: “Curriculum Design” for experienced teachers who conduct classroom research, and “ASL/English Bilingual Education”, a two-year experimental credential/M.A. program for fluent ASL students.

University of California, Santa Barbara — Graduate School of Education
The GSE at UCSB offers a masters and Ph.D. program entitled Cultural Perspectives of Education.  Students in this program explore how cultural processes influence learning, development and education in both school and non-school settings.

COLORADO:
University of Colorado, Boulder — School of Education
Offers master’s and Ph.D. programs in Educational Foundations, Policy and Practice (a subcategory of our degree in Social Foundations).  Students may concentrate in anthropology, sociology, philosophy, or history of education.

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GEORGIA:
University of Georgia — Department of Social Foundations of Education
Offers a Ph.D. with one concentration in sociocultural studies of  education around the world, including both the anthropology of education and the sociology of education.

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ILLINOIS:
Northwestern University — Learning Sciences Programs
The Northwestern University Learning Sciences M.A. and Ph.D. Programs are interdisciplinary programs to prepare researchers, developers, ethnographers, and practitioners qualified to advance the understanding and practice of teaching and learning.

INDIANA:
Indiana University — Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Indiana University offers master’s and Ph.D. degrees in the areas of international and comparative education, and education policy studies.  Cultural anthropology is well represented in these graduate programs.

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NEW YORK:
Teachers College, Columbia University — Programs in Applied Anthropology and Anthropology and Education
The PhD programs offer a strong training in disciplinary anthropology as a necessary background for contributions to the study of education in all settings and the application of
anthropological insights to all practice fields.

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PENNSYLVANIA:
University of Pennsylvania — Urban Studies Program
Urban Studies at Penn offers several urban and anthropological education courses.  Undergraduates have an education concentration option leading to secondary certification. Ph.D. students can participate in the Graduate Certificate Program.

University of Pittsburgh — School of Education
The Social and Comparative Analysis in Education program offers individually-designed studies in Anthropology and Education in an international, dynamic, and well-linked research  university setting.

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VIRGINIA:
George Mason University — Graduate School of Education
GSE offers courses in educational anthropology.  In addition, anthropological perspectives are included in a preservice M.Ed. program (UTEEM — Unified Transformative Early Education Model) and in Bilingual/Multicultural/ESL education courses at the M.Ed. and Ph.D. levels.

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WISCONSIN:
University of Wisconsin, Madison — Departments of Educational Policy Studies, Curriculum and Instruction and Anthropology
The Departments of Educational Policy Studies, Curriculum and Instruction, and Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin offer individually designed programs in Anthropology and Education.  Emphasis is on interdisciplinary approaches to the study of education, broadly defined.
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Last updated: 10/3/2000