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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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Debora Di Dio

Debora Di Dio

I am a development anthropologist graduated in Development Studies at Macquarie University in Australia, and also studied in Italy and China. I am currently working for the United Nations World Food Programme in West Africa, monitoring results and impact of food security and nutrition programmes.

Alex Golub

Alex Golub

I'm an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa, in Honolulu. I study the mining industry in Papua New Guinea and the online video game World of Warcraft. I'm also an advocate for open access publishing and the founder of the popular anthropology blog savageminds.org

Diane Hardgrave

Diane Hardgrave

I am a medical anthropologist investigating how culture and states of consciousness shape and influence human health. From healing rituals in West and East Africa to meditation and alternative medicine in the United States, I seek to understand holistic approaches to health and well-being.

John Krebs

John Krebs

I am an archaeological anthropologist working as the staff archaeologist for a non-profit public archaeology program in Morganton, North Carolina. I am passionate about early European encounters with Native American groups in North America, specifically in what is now the southeastern United States.

Douglas  Feldman

Douglas Feldman

President of the Society for Medical Anthropology; Professor and former Chair of the Department of Anthropology, The College at Brockport, SUNY. Research interests: HIV/AIDS prevention, stigma, and social dimensions; Zambia, Hungary, United States.

Mabel Sabogal

Mabel Sabogal

PhD candidate; educator, mentor, researcher, and administrator. Successful across a broad cross-section of student populations, from adult students in a higher education setting, to at-risk youth learners in a community organization. Foci: Cultural diversity, wellness, and media arts.

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