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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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Linda Hoang

Linda Hoang

Linda Hoang is a biological anthropology graduate student at the University of West Florida. Her interests include forensic anthropology, human osteology, molecular anthropology, neuroanthropology, paleoanthropology, digital anthropology, cultural anthropology, biomimetics, bioinformatics, etc.

Mark Teaford

Mark Teaford

I am a biological anthropologist and currently Co-Editor of the Journal of Human Evolution. I'm fascinated by fossils and primates and have been blessed to work on both. I try to blend museum work, lab work, and fieldwork to gain a better understanding of the behavior of our ancestors.

Jacob Hickman

Jacob Hickman

I am a psychological anthropologist and Southeast Asianist. My research involves a comparative ethnography of Hmong communities in Thailand, the United States, and elsewhere in the diaspora. I study how migration experiences shape the sense of self and the meanings that Hmong make about the world.

Iain Perdue

Iain Perdue

I am a medical anthropologist at the Institute of Psychiatry at King's College London working in the NHS to develop and carry out assessments of health. I currently work with artists on projects about cancer and about teddy bears. I have run projects on CSI & Forensics, witchcraft, & schizophrenia.

AhmadReza Sheikhi

AhmadReza Sheikhi

I am a PhD Student in tourism in the University of La Laguna,Spain. In addition to my PhD studies, I had extensive involvement in Iran’s tourism industry focusing relations with European countries. My research areas are as follows:Tourism Planning,Ethnic Tourism Planning,Anthropology of Tourim.

Michael Harkin

Michael Harkin

I am a cultural anthropologist and ethnohistorian. I specialize in indigenous peoples of North America, religious movements, landscape and environment, and theory and the history of anthropology. I teach at the University of Wyoming and edit the journal Reviews in Anthropology.

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