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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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Courtney Lewis

Courtney Lewis

I am an economic anthropologist and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. My specialization is in economic development for Native Nations and, consequently, the issues of sovereignty related to economic stability. My current research is focused on small businesses of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

Colleen Morgan

Colleen Morgan

Colleen received her Ph.D. in Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley in 2012. She has worked on three continents, two islands, and in Texas. Her research is on digital materiality, specifically, building archaeological narratives with New Media.

Jason Miller

Jason Miller

I am an applied visual anthropologist living in Seattle, Washington. I am interested in community-based research with migrant families. Together, we make short films called digital stories to share their experiences.

Amy Santee

Amy Santee

I'm a Design Researcher and Applied Anthropologist based in Portland, OR. My work focuses on using human-centered research methods to generate insights for strategy and design. I have a deep affinity for helping organizations shape and improve products and services through understanding people.

Moreno Tiziani

Moreno Tiziani

I'm an anthropologist committed in the divulgation of anthropology and of its potential for businesses and institutions. I work for non-profit organizations and museums.

Yvon Van der Pijl

Yvon Van der Pijl

I am a cultural anthropologist with a special interest in the anthropology of death, dying and mourning. Ongoing research aims amongst others at death studies, global health, biopolitics, ageing and care over distance. See for further information: http://www.uu.nl/staff/yvanderpijl/

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