"Anthropology: the most humanistic of the sciences and the most scientific of the humanities."
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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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Mark Teaford

Mark Teaford

I am a biological anthropologist and currently Co-Editor of the Journal of Human Evolution. I'm fascinated by fossils and primates and have been blessed to work on both. I try to blend museum work, lab work, and fieldwork to gain a better understanding of the behavior of our ancestors.

Traci Ardren

Traci Ardren

I'm an archaeologist interested in how social identities were constructed in the ancient New World. I write about how gender or age shaped people's experiences in ancient Maya culture. My research project in Yucatan, Mexico looks at the social identities of Classic period craft producers.

Shane Pahl

Shane Pahl

I am a MS student at the University of North Texas studying organizational design. I'm particularly interested in how we construct collaborative environments with the intent to innovate.

Shah fahad Ul mulk

Shah fahad Ul mulk

i am an undegraduate majoring in anthropology for LUMS pakistan.

Phuc Anh Nguyen

Phuc Anh Nguyen

NGUYEN Phuc Anh is lecturer at Vietnam National University. He currently studies for a PhD in anthropology at Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan. His current research interests include anthropology of nationalism, politics of identity, governmentality and neoliberalism in Vietnam.

Kristina Killgrove

Kristina Killgrove

I see (Roman) dead people. Assistant professor of anthropology at University of West Florida and researcher of archaeology, bioanthropology, and classics.

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