"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
Jayne Godfrey

Jayne Godfrey

I am currently a graduate student at the University of West Florida focusing in maritime studies.

Vincent Battesti

Vincent Battesti

Two different fields, both in North Africa and the Middle East: Ecological anthropology, on Sahara oasis ecosystems and the relationship of local societies to their environment. Urban anthropology, mainly on Cairo (Egypt), on the uses and evolutions of public spaces and gardens +Sound anthropology.

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).

Lauren W Hasten

Lauren W Hasten

A community college instructor, I'm best known for my Master's thesis on drag kings (laurenhasten.com/genderpretenders.htm), my efforts in promoting the teaching of anthropology (youtube.com/watch?v=sMFsgPy1H5M) and my attempts at teaching through music (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrcK0tGTrQ8).

Shane Pahl

Shane Pahl

I am a MS student at the University of North Texas studying organizational design. I'm particularly interested in how we construct collaborative environments with the intent to innovate.

Mary Beth Trubitt

Mary Beth Trubitt

As an archeologist with the Arkansas Archeological Survey, I research past lifeways in west-central Arkansas, teach anthropology courses at Henderson State University, and work with the public to preserve our state's rich heritage.

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