"Anthropology: the most humanistic of the sciences and the most scientific of the humanities."
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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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Douglas  Feldman

Douglas Feldman

President of the Society for Medical Anthropology; Professor and former Chair of the Department of Anthropology, The College at Brockport, SUNY. Research interests: HIV/AIDS prevention, stigma, and social dimensions; Zambia, Hungary, United States.

Raghubansh Mani

Raghubansh Mani

I am a graduate in Computer Science and Engineering. I look for traces of the absolute truth in layers of complex information created in space-time. I am a curious observer whose mind wanders the universe, back and forth, and soul tries to penetrate the vacuum inside. I am just a student of GOD.

Caitlyn  Carlson

Caitlyn Carlson

I just recently graduated with my bachelors in anthropology. I am working in an small but growing history museum as their up and coming education coordinator. I will eventually get my masters in museum education.

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith

I am a cultural medical anthropologist with an interest in sexual and reproductive health. My goals are to combine the agenda of public health with the tools and insights of anthropology to develop strategies for improving reproductive and sexual health outcomes of various communities.

Steve Douglas

Steve Douglas

Historical linguists examine the history of individual languages and their interrelationships with other languages. My area of focus is the Indo-European language family, especially the Germanic branch, and my dissertation involves the Gothic translation of the Greek New Testament (from c. 350).

Stev Weidlich

Stev Weidlich

I am an applied anthropologist and ethnographer. I generally work with Native American tribes. I study fisheries, subsistence, and traditional cultural properties. I am most passionate about the retention and transmission of cultural practices, including language.

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