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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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Christian Wells

Christian Wells

I am Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of South Florida, where I study the influence of environmental worldview on economic decision-making. I work with sustainability scientists to study how Caribbean communities organize themselves to solve problems in sustainable development.

Donna Auston

Donna Auston

I am a doctoral student in the cultural anthropology program at Rutgers University. For my dissertation, I am conducting research on the intersection of race, identity, and ritual embodiment among Muslims in the San Francisco Bay Area. Research interests: race, religion, Islam, linguistic anthro.

Ana Inés Heras Monner Sans

Ana Inés Heras Monner Sans

I work with self-govt.&self-managed groups. Juntos estudiamos qué aprendemos y cómo para llevar adelante nuestros proyectos auto-gestionados usando la investigación-acción participativa. I use participatory action-research as an approach.

Gregg Harding

Gregg Harding

I am currently a graduate student at the University of West Florida studying Anthropology. My research focuses on the human utilization of cave environments in southeastern North America.

John Worth

John Worth

I'm an archaeologist and ethnohistorian who has spent the last 25 years studying the Spanish colonial era in the southeastern United States. I’ve done archaeological fieldwork across Florida and Georgia, and extensive archival work in Spain, Cuba, and Mexico.

Cynthia Grace-McCaskey

Cynthia Grace-McCaskey

I am an environmental anthro working for NMFS in Honolulu. My dissertation research in St. Croix USVI examined fishermen participation in fisheries management. My current work examines how marine resource management impacts fishing communities in HI, American Samoa, CNMI, & Guam.

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