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.
In the broadest terms, I study how people make sense of new media technologies now and in the past. For the past 15 years I have been studying how medical professionals, engineers, entrepreneurs, social scientists, and policy makers have imagined using interactive video as a way to improve health.
I am a cultural anthropologist that studies the connections between race, religion and popular culture. My current project looks at Islam and Hip Hop in the US and globally. Inspired by the anthropology of Zora Neale Hurston, I use performance as a research tool and a way to share my findings.
I’m a cultural anthropologist, community educator, and scholar of American religious diversity. I am currently the Director of Education Programs at the Interfaith Center of New York, working to educate teachers, students, social workers, and others about New York City’s religious diversity.
Doctoral student (ABD), dept. of anthropology Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. Specializing in nissology (the study of islands), rural and maritime Scandinavia and Canada, cultural landscapes, heritage,sustainable tourism. I undertook my doctoral fieldwork on the Vega Archipelago Norway.
I have an interest in the sinological and anthropological aspects of martial arts. I am currently conducting ethnographic field-work in South Korea regarding the pedagogy of a given Kungfu lineage: The case of Leung Ting WingTsun taught in Western Europe and East Asia. firstname.lastname@example.org
I seek to understand patterns in the human world, especially about the nature of the self and the forces shaping it. Currently I study childhood, education, learning, and schooling. Other interests: ethnicity, nationalism, identity, truth and deception, cheating, and plagiarism. And food. And media.