Meghan M. ChidseyProgram: Anthropology & Education
Previous Graduate Education: Master of Science in Education, specialization in Urban Education, from the University of Pennsylvania (2010); Secondary Education teaching Certificate in Chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania (2010); [Bachelor of Architecture with major in Anthropology from the University of Notre Dame (2008)]
Research Interests: Gender; Hindu widowhood; identity formation; religion; education
Geographical Interests: India (South Asia); Africa
Chidsey, M. (2011). Infusing Global Education into Science Curricula. PhilaScience Festival presentation, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Chidsey, M. (2010, May). Africa’s Educational Predicament: A Comparative Examination of NGO-Government Relations in Sub-Saharan Africa. Master’s thesis presented at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Chidsey, M. (2009, Nov). Teaching the Human Experience: Lessons from Ethiopia. Photography/photojournalism exhibit, African Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Chidsey, M. (2009, Nov). Teaching the Science of Ethiopia. Paper presented at the African Studies Conference, New Orleans, LA.
Chidsey, M. (2008, May). Tashunke Witko Cultural Center. Undergraduate thesis presented at the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN.
Minority Scholarship, Teachers College, Columbia University (2010-2012)
Arthur Zankel Urban Fellowship, Teachers College, Columbia University (2011-2012)
Critical Language Scholarship (CLS), Hindi, U.S. Dept. of State (2011)
Foreign Language & Area Studies Scholarship (FLAS), Columbia University (2011), declined
Fulbright-Hays Fellowship, Ethiopia, U.S. Dept. of Education (2009)
Americorps Education Award, Teach for America (2008-2010)