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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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Michael Harkin

Michael Harkin

I am a cultural anthropologist and ethnohistorian. I specialize in indigenous peoples of North America, religious movements, landscape and environment, and theory and the history of anthropology. I teach at the University of Wyoming and edit the journal Reviews in Anthropology.

Maren Wilson

Maren Wilson

Focused on anthropology in community colleges - love Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges. Researched street murals for cultural anthropology thesis. Want to take classes in forensic anth, primatology, & zooarchaeology. Make noise on musical instruments. Amateur cartoonist.

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

Mark Teaford

Mark Teaford

I am a biological anthropologist and currently Co-Editor of the Journal of Human Evolution. I'm fascinated by fossils and primates and have been blessed to work on both. I try to blend museum work, lab work, and fieldwork to gain a better understanding of the behavior of our ancestors.

Evan Springer

Evan Springer

MA Student at the University of West Florida. Research interests are academic misconduct, culture, and mythology.

Maria Bakke

Maria Bakke

I am a medical anthropology postgrad student at Goldmsiths, London. My main focus is witchcraft beliefs and accusations in urban areas in Europe and West Africa.

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