Deborah Edwards-Anderson

Program Manager and Advisor, Undergraduate Program in Early Childhood Education

Adjunct Lecturer

Main Affiliation

Division of Interdisciplinary Studies (CWE)

Additional Departments/Affiliated Programs

Early Childhood Education (Undergraduate)


25 Broadway


25 Broadway



Deborah Edwards-Anderson

Deborah Edwards-Anderson


Deborah Edwards-Anderson is the Program Manager and principal academic advisor for the Undergraduate Early Childhood Education Program (B.S.) in the Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education (CWE); she also serves as divisional coordinator of student learning assessment; coordinator of the Division’s New Student Orientations; and liaison to the AccessAbility Center. Debbie teaches Introduction to Interdisciplinary Studies and other courses in the Department of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences.


Debbie is a proud graduate of The City College of New York, having earned her B.A. as part of CWE’s first graduating class and her M.A. in History from City College. Debbie’s thesis research on Dakota language revitalization and commemorations of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 was featured in conjunction with the traveling exhibit “Civil War 150,” a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Library of America, and Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in 2014. Her article "From Reconciliation to Resurgence: Dakota Commemorations of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862" was published in Middle West Review in 2016.


MA, History, The City College of New York

BA, Liberal Arts, The City College of New York


"From Reconciliation to Resurgence: Dakota Commemorations of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862," Middle West Review, Volume 2, Number 2, Spring 2016