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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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Amanda Cullen

Amanda Cullen

Cultural grad student at UWF. I'm interested in general public health topics, gender and sexuality, applied anthropology, and the influence of modern technology on identity. Currently researching a thesis investigating the influence of the Internet on sexual identity and expression for rural LGBTQ.

Greg Storms

Greg Storms

I am a cultural anthropologist in the final stages of my doctoral program at the University of Michigan. I study a subculture of gay men in the northern areas of Chicago known as kinksters, their social organization, perceptions of cultural death and practices of cultural revitalization.

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.

David Sutton

David Sutton

I am a cultural anthropologist interested in food and cooking. I have been exploring the connection of food to people's deeply-held memories, and the role of taste in the cultural meanings given to food. I currently do research on the island of Kalymnos in Greece on changing daily cooking practices.

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.

Nick Kawa

Nick Kawa

I am an environmental anthropologist with specific interest in human relationships to soils and plants. For the past decade, I have worked with rural communities in the Brazilian Amazon to understand their management of biodiversity in agricultural landscapes.

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