"Anthropology: the most humanistic of the sciences and the most scientific of the humanities."
American Anthropological Association
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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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Maggie Bodemer

Maggie Bodemer

Anthropology is a great way to learn about different perspectives and ways of life, and can help you understand your own culture better. I am interested in collaborative anthropology, museum anthropology, material culture and memoir/biography. My fieldwork takes place in Vietnam.

Young Hoon Oh

Young Hoon Oh

I am a Ph.D student at University of California, Riverside. I am currently conducting fieldwork with Sherpas, the Himalayan guides in Nepal, as they climb highest mountains. It's tough to climb and live with them up on the Himalayas, but amazingly fruitful and fun.

Pablo Gustavo Rodriguez

Pablo Gustavo Rodriguez

Social, development & business anthropologist in the public sector. Research methods professor at FCNyM-UNLP. Entrepreunership & local development public policies. Most of all I love computer assisted qualitative analysis.

Daniel Knight

Daniel Knight

I am a research fellow at Durham University working on history, economy and temporality in Thessaly, central Greece. My current research project focuses on renewable energy and sustainable economy in the southern Balkans (especially photovoltaics).

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.

Bill Wedenoja

Bill Wedenoja

I am Director of the MS in Applied Anthropology program at Missouri State University. My 40 years of research in Jamaica has included studies of religion, healing and mental health and, more recently, community development projects on tourism, fishing, coastal conservation and historic preservation.

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