International & Transcultural Studies

Welcome to the Department of International & Transcultural Studies

The Department of International and Transcultural Studies hosts a diverse community of students and scholars dedicated to addressing contemporary challenges regarding education in its many settings and institutions in the United States and around the world. Over our long history, distinguished faculty and alumni have changed academic thought and professional practice through creative and original inquiries in their respective fields. We welcome and encourage students who want to be part of this tradition.

Our Programs

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Anthropology & Education

The Anthropology area of study includes the following programs: Anthropology and Education; Applied Anthropology.


  • Anthropology and Education (MA, EdM, EdD, PhD)
  • Applied Anthropology (PhD)
TC faculty members Mary Mendenhall and Garnett Russell study refugee education policies and practices in urban centers as more refugees move away from camp settings. (Photo: Dominique Spencer, M.A. Candidate)

International & Comparative Education

The international education programs provide advanced preparation for professional careers in a wide range of teaching, policy and evaluation, administrative, and research roles. 


  • Comparative and International Education (MA, EdM, PhD)
  • International Educational Development (MA, EdM, EdD)

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