"Anthropology: the most humanistic of the sciences and the most scientific of the humanities."
American Anthropological Association
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Welcome to This is Anthropology. On this website, you can learn more about the discipline of anthropology, use our interactive map to learn about anthropology projects in different parts of the world, explore the skills and careers anthropologists have, and find out how you can become an anthropologist.

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Featured Biographies
Janelle Taylor

Janelle Taylor

I am a medical anthropologist, trained in sociocultural anthropology. My work has focused on a variety of topics relating to medical technology, medical education, and medical practice, including fetal ultrasound imaging, cultural competency, standardized patients, and dementia.

Amy Santee

Amy Santee

As an anthropologist and independent research consultant, my work focuses on people-centered, experience-driven research in business, consumer, non-profit and and community contexts. Basically, I help people use evidence-based research to create better programs, processes, products and policies.

Hulya Ozcan Dogan

Hulya Ozcan Dogan

I am a PhD student at Texas A&M University at cultural anthropology program. I receieved my master's in cultural anthropology from University of Houston. Currently I am working on the identity construction process of Meskhetian Turks living in the United States.

Alice Gorman

Alice Gorman

I'm an archaeologist who studies the material culture of space exploration, particularly orbital debris or space junk. I also work in Indigenous heritage.

William Wilson

William Wilson

I am currently in graduate school studying anthropology. I am interested in underwater archaeology and the effects that the environment has on submerged sites

Douglas  Shaver

Douglas Shaver

I am a North American archaeologist who focuses primarily on landscape use. I am also certified in GIS (Geographic Informations Systems) a type of computer mapping and I have a graduate certification in Native American studies.

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