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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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Joseph A. Evans

Joseph A. Evans

I'm a technoarchaeologist, a type of anthropologist who researches new technologies in other "sectors" that focus on non-destructive/invasive, and non-contact solutions to challenges facing people. I explore resources that increase digital preservation, representation, interpretation, and connection

Anna Osterholtz

Anna Osterholtz

I am a bioarchaeologist focused on the heath consequences of interactions between groups. Whether it be the impact of trade on different groups or the social role of violence, bioarchaeology has the unique potential to uncover patterns in how people interact with each other.

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.

Kelly Boyer

Kelly Boyer

I am a biological anthropologist and primatologist studying chimpanzees in south eastern Senegal. My research interests are in how humans are impacting chimpanzee habitat through mining and deforestation and how chimpanzees are reacting to these changes.

Alvin W Wolfe

Alvin W Wolfe

Ethnographic fieldwork in Congo, studies of colonial policy, networks of multinational corporations in the evolution of a “supranational system.” Coordinated applied anthropology internships at USF and taught courses in network analysis, applying network analysis to many social situations.

Jana Futch

Jana Futch

I'm an archaeologist who works in the private sector for a cultural resource management firm in Atlanta. My job as a project manager offers me a great mix of office and field work, and I'm still able to pursue my passion for historical archaeology and public outreach.

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