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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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Kyle West

Kyle West

I am a medical anthropologist at UTSW Medical Center. I'm working on a study looking at depression in patients with chronic kidney disease. Since I have been working with these, I am very interested in neuroanthropology. I also teach general and cultural anthropology at Collin College.

Francesco Bravin

Francesco Bravin

Phd student at the University of Genova (PhD school of Anthropology, Psychology and Cognitive Sciences). Master Degree in Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences at the University of Milan Bicocca. Bachelor Degree in Intercultural Communication at the University of Turin.

Tasman Bain

Tasman Bain

I am a passionate anthropologist and am currently studying a Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology) and a Bachelor of Social Science (Development) at the University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia). I have broad research interests in development, economic, evolutionary and medical anthropology.

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.

Elizabeth DiGangi

Elizabeth DiGangi

I am a biological anthropologist who studies the biology of the skeletal system. My work is two-fold: one focus is on the health of prehistoric populations, and a second focus is on forensic anthropology. I have worked with skeletal collections in Chile, Peru, Colombia, and North America.

Alice Gorman

Alice Gorman

I'm an archaeologist who studies the material culture of space exploration, particularly orbital debris or space junk. I also work in Indigenous heritage.

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