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Mead, Margaret

Born: 1901 AD
Died: 1978 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Anthropologist

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.