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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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Ashley Meredith

Ashley Meredith

I'm a PI at Moffitt Cancer Center, focused on Patient Center Care. We work on the Targeting Patient Satisfaction and Improving Patient Perceived Outcomes in Malignant Hematology through Anthropological Analysis grant. My research foci include Pacific, mobilities, and patient centered care.

Elí Ibrahim

Elí Ibrahim

I'm currently working for UCSD in public health research projects on risk for HIV and drug use in the US-México and the Guatemala-México borders among "high risk populations." I also collaborate with an NGO in Tijuana, México, in the education and research areas.

Chad Huddleston

Chad Huddleston

I'm a Cultural Anthropologist focused on how people interact with their environment. At the moment, that means studying 'preppers' and survivalists. I am interested in how they envision the future and how that might affect their behaviors.

Dimitris Dalakoglou

Dimitris Dalakoglou

I am a Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Sussex(UK). I research crisis and urban materialities in Athens and material infrastructures (highways) and statecraft in Albania.

Sarasij Majumder

Sarasij Majumder

I am a Cultural Anthropologist. I study politics around land, land acquisition and development in West Bengal, India. Based on my ethnographic research I engage with social theories of economic development and value. My research looks at the significance of land in the moral world of the villagers.

Corin Pursell

Corin Pursell

I am an archaeologist. I research the lives, religions, politics, and pottery of ancient Native American peoples. My excavations focus on the Midwest and Southeastern United States. My newest research projects are at the Mississippian sites of Cahokia Mounds and Kincaid Mounds in Illinois.

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