FYI! If you have an interest in child/youth issues, this is a premier interdisciplinary program.


Jennifer Patico

Professor and Chair of Anthropology


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Subject: [Exploring_childhood_studies] Call for Applications for Graduate Study: Department of Childhood Studies, Rutgers University--Camden, USA; funding avialable.



Please circulate.


Applications are now being accepted for Ph.D. and MA programs. Ph.D. application deadline: January 15, 2022 for Fall 2022 term. Up to 5 years’ funding available, on a competitive basis, in Graduate Assistantships for PhD students.  Please visit the Graduate Admissions website for more information. 

In addition to Graduate Assistantships, significant ongoing support of graduate student research and travel is also available. Please see Financial Aid for the different funding opportunities offered.

Department faculty represent diverse areas of scholarship—including psychology, literature, sociology, history, geography, education, media studies, and critical race and post-colonial studies—who, through research, public engagement and teaching, contribute to the expansion of the dynamic field of childhood studies. A number of faculty and graduates of the program have recently published books.  

Our graduates have gone on to pursue careers in higher education, counseling, publishing and other areas, nationally and internationally.  See “Where Are They Now?” and Graduate Student News for updates on graduates.  

Please contact Dr. Lauren Silver ([log in to unmask]), Director of Graduate Studies, with any questions.


Daniel Cook, Distinguished Professor 


Department of Childhood Studies
Rutgers University
329 Cooper Street
Camden, NJ 08102 USA
+ 1 856 225 2816
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