"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.

Leland Gilsen

Leland Gilsen

Retired State Archaeologist (Oregon). I have a Traveling Museum of Oregon Prehistory, I make replica and reproduction artifacts, my educational website is oregon-archaeology.com. I teach at early living skills events around the west: Echoes-in-time; Rabbitstick, Winter Count , Buckeye

Sita Venkateswar

Sita Venkateswar

I am a Public Anthropologist, my research is informed by feminist and postcolonial theories. I use a comparative and reflexive anthropological lens to address internal colonialism, gender, poverty, social oppression and structural violence in the postcolonial and neoliberal context of India.

Diane Hardgrave

Diane Hardgrave

I am a medical anthropologist investigating how culture and states of consciousness shape and influence human health. From healing rituals in West and East Africa to meditation and alternative medicine in the United States, I seek to understand holistic approaches to health and well-being.

C felton Fleming

C felton Fleming

I am a retired anthropology educator and I am certified to teach anthropology in secondary schools by the State of Michigan. I taught anthropology and archaeology at the high school level and I have also taught Native American Studies at an urban tribal education center.

Jana Futch

Jana Futch

I'm an archaeologist who works in the private sector for a cultural resource management firm in Atlanta. My job as a project manager offers me a great mix of office and field work, and I'm still able to pursue my passion for historical archaeology and public outreach.

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