• Anthropology

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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
        SocialResearchAdmit@newschool.edu

        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
        whitcroc@newschool.edu

        Student Advisor
        Sarah Chant
        AnthAdvisor@newschool.edu

        Anthropology Student Handbook (PDF)

    • PhD in Anthropology

      The PhD in Anthropology is designed for students who have completed the Anthropology MA at The New School for Social Research or a comparable master's degree from another university. The PhD program prepares students for creative independent research and teaching.

      At the PhD level, we encourage students to develop their own theoretical and geographic specializations through participation in a required sequence of three doctoral proseminars and tutorial work with individual faculty.

      • Degree Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      • Credits 60 credits
      • Format Full-time or part-time, on-campus
      • Start Term Fall or Spring

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