Margaret Mead
#178 Overall Influence

Margaret Mead

American anthropologist

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Margaret Mead was an American cultural anthropologist who featured frequently as an author and speaker in the mass media during the 1960s and 1970s. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Barnard College in New York City and her MA and PhD degrees from Columbia University. Mead served as President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1975.

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Schools

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DePauw University
DePauw University

Private liberal arts college in Greencastle, Indiana, United States

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Columbia University
Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

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Barnard College
Barnard College

Private women's liberal arts college in the United States

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University of Rhode Island
University of Rhode Island

University in Rhode Island, USA

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Notable Works

What contributions to academia has this person made?
  • Coming of Age in Samoa
  • Growing Up In New Guinea
  • A Rap on Race
  • Trois sociétés primitives de Nouvelle-Guinée

Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#4 World Rank #2 USA Rank
Anthropology
#4846 World Rank #951 USA Rank
Literature