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Welcome to This Is Anthropology

This is Anthropology is an initiative designed to showcase all of the incredible things anthropologists do. In this portion of the AAA website you can learn more about the discipline of anthropology, find anthropologists 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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Find an Anthropologist

Use our interactive search tool to find out about the work anthropologists do around the globe. You can find anthropologists studying a particular subject, geographic area, or subfield. 

 

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This is Anthropology Podcast Series

This five-part interview series was produced in collaboration with The Dirt Podcast, and all interviews took place during the 117th AAA Annual Meeting, held November 14-18, 2018 in San Jose, CA. Episodes include: 

>> Anthropology through the Ages (with Alice Beck Kehoe)

>> Mentoring (with Casey Miller and Gregory Mitchell)

>> Expanding Anthropology in K-12 Schools (with David Homa)

>> Diversity and Anthropology in our Communities (with Alisha Winn)

>> From Academia to Industry (with Rachel Ceasar)

 

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Become an Anthropologist

Considering a career in anthropology? The skills developed when completing a degree in anthropology are useful for living and working in today's world and interacting with people from many different cultural backgrounds.

Many anthropologists are working to help resolve today's most pressing issues:

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"This is Anthropology" Postcard Series

Celebrate the four disciplines of Anthropology via our "This is Anthropology" postcard series.

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"This is Anthropology" Postcard Series
Anthropological Careers

It's a great time to become an anthropologist! 

Today's anthropologists do not just work in exotic locations. Anthropologists can be found in a surprising array of fields and careers, including corporations, all levels of government, educational institutions and non-profit associations. Anthropologists also work in disaster areas, including Ground Zero in New York and the Gulf Coast in the aftermath of hurricane Katrina.

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