"Anthropology: exploring the human in all of us."
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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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Featured Biographies
Lisa DiCarlo

Lisa DiCarlo

I'm a public anthropologist and I do research on innovation and entrepreneurship in the US and in Turkey. I founded The Field School for Social Innovation to create a platform for sharing field methods and studying social innovation through experiential learning.

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

Brian Kenny

Brian Kenny

Applied Anthropologist (www.sfaa.net) & Archaeologist (Greater Southwest USA & Northwest Mexico).

Christos Karagiannidis

Christos Karagiannidis

Sociocultural anthropologist and museologist. I study intercultural interactions in the Balkans. My research interests are cultural heritage, museums and museological conceptual design, intercultural dialogue, monuments and monumental landscapes, cultural memory, cultural identity, culture change.

Catherine Myers

Catherine Myers

I am a graduate student studying medical anthropology. I am interested in how patients make decisions about their health care and how doctors and nurses can better meet the needs of people from all backgrounds.

Stella Simpsiridis

Stella Simpsiridis

Stella is a graduate student at the University of West Florida studying biological anthropology. She is interested in human osteology, bioarchaeology, forensics, infectious diseases, and historical cemeteries.

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