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Mead, Margaret (1901–78)

  • By: Emily Wentzell
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Anthropologist Margaret Mead, author of 44 books and over 1000 articles, deeply influenced the field of public health. She was graduated from Barnard College in 1923 and received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1929. As an assistant curator and a ...

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