Margaret Mead Quotes

The negative cautions of science are never popular.




Margaret Mead, 1901-1978, Anthropologist, Coming of Age in Samoa, 1928

Eigen's Political and Historical Quotations

Margaret Mead
Margaret Mead
  • Born: December 16, 1901
  • Died: November 15, 1978
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Anthropologist

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 M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Columbia University. Mead served as President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1975.