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Your Society: Getting Up Close

Our departments offerings empower you to take action knowing more about the human condition and the dynamics of social and cultural change. As a student of our program, you will receive a comprehensive and comparative view of people in cultures and societies around the world. You will gain access to do fieldwork in the diverse neighborhoods of New York City’s five boroughs, learning hands-on how to perform participant observation and how to base papers and presentations on empirical data you’ve collected yourself.

Unique Opportunities

Our department gives you valuable access to resources and connections for scholarship, fellowship opportunities, and job possibilities specific for anthropologists and sociologists.

As a Sociology/Anthropology student, you will work closely both with on-site and faculty supervisors to create an academic component to internship work; faculty will also help you to contextualize and theorize the outcomes of your internship placement.



Amy Foerster, PhD
Department Chair
New York City Campus
Phone: (212) 346-1845

Donna DeAngelo
Program Assistant
Marks Hall, Room 12
Pleasantville Campus
Phone: (914) 773-3745