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        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

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    • Students in the Department of Anthropology explore analytic, social, and political issues through ethnographic fieldwork, archival research, and theoretical reflection. Students partner with faculty to lead cutting-edge research and develop projects both individually and in collaboration with other graduate programs and centers at The New School.

      Recently, their inventive and groundbreaking research has covered topics such as:

      • The Greek housing market and the insolvency
      • Militarism and femicide in Guatemala
      • Islamic humanitarianism around the world
      • Post-Fukushima Japan
      • Science, industry, and gastronomy
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