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Meghan M. Chidsey

Program: Anthropology & Education

Degree: Ph.D.

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: Childhood and Higher Education; Elite Schooling; Gender; Identity; Historical Anthropology

Geographical Interests: India and South Asia; the United States

Selected Publications:
Peer-Reviewed Articles:
Chidsey, Meghan. 2013. Re(Learning) Identities: War and Army Widows, Hostel Residents in Urban Rajasthan. Notre Dame, IN: Kellogg Institute; Retrieved at: http://kellogg.nd.edu/learning/Chidsey.pdf

Other Publications:
Chidsey, Meghan. 2010. Africa’s Educational Predicament: A Comparative Examination of NGO-Government Relations in Sub-Saharan Africa, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Thesis publication

Chidsey, Meghan. 2009. Integrating African Studies into Your Science Curriculum: A Collection of Lesson Plans and Classroom Resources. Teaching the Human Experience: Lessons from Ethiopia. University of Pennsylvania, PA.

Selected Presentations:
2012. “Integrating Global Education into Science & Math Curricula.” African Studies Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

2012. “Re(Learning) Identities: War and Army Widows, Hostel Residents in Urban Rajasthan.” Learning In & Out of the Classroom Invited Workshop, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN.

2011. “War and Army Widows in Urban Rajasthan.” American Anthropological Association Conference, Montreal, Canada.

2011. “Infusing Global Education into Science Curricula.” PhilaScience Festival, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

2009. “Teaching the Science of Ethiopia.” African Studies Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Awards/Grants:

Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowship, India (2013-2014)

Dean’s Doctoral Research Fellowship, Teachers College, Columbia University (2013-2014)

Academic Year Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship: Hindi, Columbia University (2012-2013)

Summer Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship: Hindi, Columbia University (2012)

Arthur Zankel Urban Fellowship, Teachers College, Columbia University (2011-2013)

Office of Residential Services Conference Scholarship, Teachers College, Columbia University (2012)

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS): Hindi, India (2011)

Summer Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship: Hindi, Columbia University (2011), [declined]

Minority Scholarship, Teachers College, Columbia University (2010-2012)

Fulbright-Hays Grant: Ethiopia (2009)