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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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Scott Haddow

Scott Haddow

I'm a bioarchaeologist working primarily in Egypt and Turkey these days. My doctoral research focused on the use of dental traits to assess the biological affinities of a Roman Period skeletal population from Egypt. My other research interests include mortuary archaeology and forensic anthropology.

Elizabeth Briody

Elizabeth Briody

For years I was a researcher at GM but now I run my own business (Cultural Keys LLC) which helps firms and nonprofits address organizational and cultural-change issues. I work with clients in industries such as medical, consumer-products, long-term care, and insurance, but I love manufacturing!

Matthew Tuttle

Matthew Tuttle

Anthropology M.A. currently working as a Field Archaeologist in Virginia. I help to piece together the past by recovering and analyzing artifacts and clues found in the field.

Wilmer Mejía Carrión

Wilmer Mejía Carrión

I am a cultural anthropologist of Universidad Nacional Federico Villarreal(UNFV)in Lima, Peru. I am interested how people be related with their own cultural heritage

Vincent Battesti

Vincent Battesti

Two different fields, both in North Africa and the Middle East: Ecological anthropology, on Sahara oasis ecosystems and the relationship of local societies to their environment. Urban anthropology, mainly on Cairo (Egypt), on the uses and evolutions of public spaces and gardens +Sound anthropology.

Evan Springer

Evan Springer

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

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