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Torica L. Webb

Program: Anthropology and Education

Degree: Ph.D.

Previous Graduate Education
: M.Ed. in International Educational Development from Teachers College, Columbia University, 2004; M.Phil. in Anthropology &Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, 2007

Research Interests
: Indigenous Education & Politics; Youth Culture & Politics; African-American Women & Marriage; African Americans and Domestic/International Travel; Research Ethics

Geographical Interests
: New Zealand, Oceania, and the U.S.


“Determined by Whom for Whom?  Tino Rangatiratanga & Education in Aotearoa/New Zealand.”  Comparative & International Education Society Conference, Teachers College, Columbia University,New York, New York. March 2008.

“Becoming & Being Citizens: Maori & Pakeha Youth in New Zealand Secondary Schools.” Language, Education & Diversity Conference, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.  November 2007.

Invited Talk: “The Anthropology of Education: Why Schools Should Matter to Mainstream Anthropology.”  Department of Societies & Cultures, University of Waikato,Hamilton, New Zealand.  August 2007.