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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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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

Amber O'Connor

Amber O'Connor

I study linguistic and cultural anthropology. Primarily I work with the Maya in Quintana Roo, Mexico and how new labor patterns are resulting in changes to their foodways and ideology.

Samantha Hyler

Samantha Hyler

Applied anthropologist and ethnographer. Researching social sustainability as a PhD student and working part-time as an ethnographer for consultancies (recently focusing on tourism experiences).

Ilana Gershon

Ilana Gershon

I study how people use new media to accomplish their everyday tasks. I have written a lot about how people use new media to breakup with each other. I am now studying the role new media plays when people are trying to get hired (or hire people) and when people are fired.

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.

Stacey Tecot

Stacey Tecot

I'm a biological anthropologist, focusing on non-human primate behavior (lemurs), ecology, and hormones. My work is noninvasive, and investigates the behavioral and physiological changes that species undergo in response to environmental changes. I'm interested in the evolution of shared infant care.

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