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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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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.

Naeem Mohaiemen

Naeem Mohaiemen

Naeem Mohaiemen is a visual artist and Ph.D. student in Anthropology at Columbia University. His research look at the construction of national histories in Bangladesh. His art projects are represented by Experimenter gallery in Kolkata, and the work is in the collection of the British Museum.

Mabel Sabogal

Mabel Sabogal

PhD candidate; educator, mentor, researcher, and administrator. Successful across a broad cross-section of student populations, from adult students in a higher education setting, to at-risk youth learners in a community organization. Foci: Cultural diversity, wellness, and media arts.

Debora Di Dio

Debora Di Dio

I am a development anthropologist graduated in Development Studies at Macquarie University in Australia, and also studied in Italy and China. I am currently working for the United Nations World Food Programme in West Africa, monitoring results and impact of food security and nutrition programmes.

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

Nancy Gillis

Nancy Gillis

I am a medical anthropologist who focuses on public health issues such as food security, chronic disease prevention, nutrition and food systems. I assist food banks in developing more efficient programs by learning from individuals who have experienced food security and poverty.

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