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The Anthropology Programs at Teachers College, Columbia University

Suma Cheru (1st year Ed.M. student) on her work with unaccompanied migrant children, her role as Research Assistant, and the power of building community

Hi, my name is Suma Cheru. I’m pursuing my EdM in Anthropology and Education here at TC. I’m a queer second-generation South Asian originally from Maryland. Before joining TC this past Fall, I spent two years living along the US-MX border, where I worked directly with detained unaccompanied migrant children in US government detention facilities. […]


“Art in the Field:” Esther Fan, Skylar Hou, and Prof. Amina Tawasil brought anthropological research into SoHo gallery

The inaugural exhibition of ModA Curation, Being Human, took place in NYC’s soho district from March 14-20, 2024. On opening night, it attracted upwards of 200 people, including representatives of Forbes, Hyperallergic, Pace Gallery, and The Drawing Center. At this art show, members from the TCAnthro community participated as curator, artists, and presenter, bringing anthropology […]


TCAnthro students and faculty present at 2024 AES/APLA Spring Conference in Pittsburgh, PA

Programs in Anthropology are proud to share that students and faculty from our program presented at the American Ethnological Society & Association for Political Legal Anthropology (AES/APLA) 2024 Spring Conference at the University of Pittsburgh this weekend. Students in Prof. Amina Tawasil’s ITSF 5001 Ethnography and Participant-Observation (fall 2023) organized a flash ethnography panel to present […]

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