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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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K. Russell Shekha

K. Russell Shekha

My BA is in cultural anthropology while my MS and PhD are in sociology. I currently do and teach survey research methods but have a great passion for qualitative research methods too. My specialties are human rights, social movements, political economy, Latin America, and the welfare state.

Kevin  Gidusko

Kevin Gidusko

Trained as an archaeologist specializing in the southeast U.S., I now work as Outreach Coordinator for a region in the Florida Public Archaeology Network which "is dedicated to the protection of cultural resources, both on land and underwater, and to involving the public in the study of their past."

Tony Stamatoplos

Tony Stamatoplos

I’m an academic librarian focused on scholarly communication systems and information literacy. I use the skills and perspective I gained in my anthropology training and research to help me understand and address the information needs of the academic community.

Rao Nadeem Alam

Rao Nadeem Alam

I am a Social and Cultural Anthropologist. My doctoral research is about Pakistani Muslim Community living in Vienna-Austria. I wrote about different aspects of life of denizens; particularly with reference to their religious beliefs. I am teaching anthropology at Quaid-i-Azam University Pakistan.

Rick Feinberg

Rick Feinberg

I am a cultural anthropologist who has done research with Native North Americans and with Polynesians in the central and western Pacific. My research has involved such topics as kinship and family organization, political structures and development, non-instrument navigation, and spatial cognition.

Christine Bergmann

Christine Bergmann

I am a recent graduate in Anthropology. I am engaged in the stable isotope and elemental analysis of human bone. The analyses elucidates dietary, migratory, and trade patterns of humans which can be used in the field of forensics and the study of prehistoric people. Proud member of Anthropology!

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