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Thesis title: What do University Graduates Want? Deliberations of Meaningful Futures amid Shifting Social Contexts in New York City
Start year: 2015
This is an ethnographic study of young people as they transition out of higher education in New York City. The central question asks how the future is negotiated through overlapping, altering, and imagined social contexts. Key themes addressed in the research include:
Research is being conducted between 2017–2018 as a Visiting Scholar at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development.
Education to Work Transitions; Graduate Futures; Existential Anthropology; Temporalities of Youth Culture; Affective Geographies
Social Anthropology; Youth Studies; Education, Higher Education, and Informal Education; Aspiration and Imagined Futures; Urban Anthropology; Ethnography; Tourism Studies; USA; UK; India; Nepal