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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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Maria Chiara Miduri

Maria Chiara Miduri

I am a linguistic and applied anthropologist woking in Turin area (Italy) and specialized in intercultural communication. My research is focused on prosocial behavior in intercultural relations, socialization systemics in multilinguistic communities and the role of volunteering.

Jared Wilson

Jared Wilson

I am current a PhD student working in the field of Near Eastern Archaeology. I have worked at a small site in southern Israel. I am currently studying household archaeology in the Iron Age II in Israel.

Brian Kenny

Brian Kenny

Applied Anthropologist (www.sfaa.net) & Archaeologist (Greater Southwest USA & Northwest Mexico).

Robertson Allen

Robertson Allen

I research the cultures of video games, game designers, American militarism, and how labor plays into all of these things. I am writing a book on the US Army's official video game, America's Army, and am hoping to begin new research on digital game labor and the interactive entertainment industry.

Kate Gillogly

Kate Gillogly

I am a cultural anthropologist. Research 1st at the Kwaio Cultural Centre in the Solomon Islands; worked on agricultural development and ecology in SE Asia (Thailand, Laos, Vietnam); went on to urban environmentalism in SE Chicago; now teach & research watershed rehab in SE Wisconsin

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.

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