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Mead, Margaret

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Born: 1901 AD
Died: 1978 AD, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Anthropologist

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1901 – She was born on the 16th day of December this year in Philadelphia.

 

1923 - She studied at DePauw University and graduated from Barnard College.

 

1925 - Mead set out in this year to do fieldwork in Polynesia.

 

1926 - She joined the American Museum of Natural History, New York City.

 

1929 - She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University this year.

 

1946 – She served as curator of ethnology from this year until 1969.

 

1954 – She taught at Columbia University as adjunct professor.

 

1975 - She held various positions in the American Association for the Advancement of Science, notably president in this year

 

1976 – She became chair of the executive committee of the board of directors in this year.

 

1978 – She passed away on the 15th day of November this year in New York, New York.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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