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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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Andrew Derlikowski

Andrew Derlikowski

I am currently a graduate student, studying Historical Archaeology with maritime focus at the University of West Florida in Pensacola.

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."

Amanda Cullen

Amanda Cullen

Cultural grad student at UWF. I'm interested in general public health topics, gender and sexuality, applied anthropology, and the influence of modern technology on identity. Currently researching a thesis investigating the influence of the Internet on sexual identity and expression for rural LGBTQ.

Daniel Knight

Daniel Knight

I am a research fellow at Durham University working on history, economy and temporality in Thessaly, central Greece. My current research project focuses on renewable energy and sustainable economy in the southern Balkans (especially photovoltaics).

Helen Ball

Helen Ball

As Professor of Anthropology at Durham, UK, I study sleep ecology of infants, children and parents involving attitudes and practices about infant sleep, behavioural and physiological monitoring of parent-infant sleep, infant sleep development, and discordance between culture and biology of sleep.

Leland Gilsen

Leland Gilsen

Retired State Archaeologist (Oregon). I have a Traveling Museum of Oregon Prehistory, I make replica and reproduction artifacts, my educational website is oregon-archaeology.com. I teach at early living skills events around the west: Echoes-in-time; Rabbitstick, Winter Count , Buckeye

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