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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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Katherine Swinehart

Katherine Swinehart

I'm currently going for my BA in Anthropology and I'm looking forward on getting my degree. I'm looking for more information and trying to see where I can start at getting into the field of Anthropology.

Susan Johnston

Susan Johnston

I am an anthropologist doing archaeological research in Ireland. While I enjoy doing archaeology the most, I really like all four fields of anthropology, and that's honestly what drew me to the field. You can study pretty much anything through the anthropological lens.

Angela Stuesse

Angela Stuesse

An engaged anthropolgist, I have studied the dynamics of white supremacy & labor exploitation conditioning Latino migration to the U.S. South; efforts to strengthen intergroup relations & build cross-racial coalitions; & the logics, mechanics, & effects of non-federal immigrant policing in Atlanta.

Helen Ball

Helen Ball

As Professor of Anthropology at Durham, UK, I study sleep ecology of infants, children and parents involving attitudes and practices about infant sleep, behavioural and physiological monitoring of parent-infant sleep, infant sleep development, and discordance between culture and biology of sleep.

Paulette Steeves

Paulette Steeves

My research is focused in Pleistocene sites of the Western Hemisphere (the Americas). I investigate archaeology sites which are older than 12,000 years before present in both North and South America. I am a graduate student at Binghamton University in New York State and a member of the Early Humans

Dimitris Dalakoglou

Dimitris Dalakoglou

I am a Lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Sussex(UK). I research crisis and urban materialities in Athens and material infrastructures (highways) and statecraft in Albania.

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