Paula Levin

Teaching Professor Emerita in Education Studies | University of California, San DiegoMember since 1972

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My Biography

Paula Levin (PhD in Anthropology, University of California, San Diego, 1978; MA in Anthropology, University of California, San Diego, 1973; BA in Psychology, Swarthmore College, 1971) is a cultural anthropologist with a research focus on language, culture, schooling and informal education. She has conducted research in rural French Polynesia and Papua New Guinea, as well as in the United States. Her research has examined the science of learning at home and in school, early literacy, teacher preparation, family-school relationships, curriculum design, and social, linguistic, and cultural aspects of learning. Paula’s departmental website is: Paula first attended the AAA annual meeting in 1976 in Washington, DC.