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Carol Ellick Interview

The interview below is with Carol Ellick, MA, Owner of Archaeological and Cultural Education (ACE) Consultants. Terry Redding conducted the interview.

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AnthroCurrents – August 6, 2015

A biweekly look at recent stories on anthropology and practicing anthropologists in the popular media How quickly can the world trash Cuba? Anthropologist Sarah Hill offers her opinion on what an open Cuba might look like at the website Atlas Obscura. It’s easy to forget, when reading all of this exciting news, that Cuba has been open to a lot

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Kristy Keller

BiographyKristy Keller has provided direct service to displaced families since 2009.  With experience in program management, service development and evaluation, Ms. Keller received an MA in Applied Anthropology in 2013 from San Jose State University. In graduate school, Kristy partnered with fellow students to study different sites of the Occupy Movement. Together, they produced an ethnographic pamphlet, “Occupying in California: Voice and Contexts,” meant to contextualize

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Amelia Jamison

On a teaching engagement in South Korea  BiographyAmelia Jamison is a graduate student and researcher at the University of Maryland. Her research interests are broadly focused on the intersections of applied anthropology and public health, with a specific focus on health disparities in infectious disease. Having completing her M.A.A. in Applied Anthropology in 2014, she is currently pursing an M.P.H. in

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Laurel Dillon-Sumner

 Biography Laurel is a qualitative researcher, currently employed as a Research Coordinator with the University of Washington in Seattle. In this role she supports several research projects related to cancer prevention and control, working closely with interdisciplinary teams based in the Department of Health Services and representatives from the Department of Health, Veterans Administration, and elsewhere. She is currently applying

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Antonio Chavarria Interview

The interview below is with Antonio Chavarria, BA of the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture Laboratory of Anthropology, State of New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs. Carol Ellick conducted the interview.

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AnthroCurrents – July 24, 2015

A biweekly look at recent stories on anthropology and practicing anthropologists in the popular media Anthropologist Jason Hickel of the London School of Economics punctures the dream that microfinance will help alleviate poverty. You may have heard that the U.S. military’s HTS (Human Terrain Systems) program is no more. You can read this nice overview at Bloomberg, if you are

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AnthroCurrents – July 10, 2015

A biweekly look at recent stories on anthropology and practicing anthropologists in the popular media In case you’re sleeping too well at night, read anthropologist Hugh Gusterson’s piece on the American cultural traits that make us most vulnerable to a nuclear accident. It’s an unsettling laundry list of human weaknesses that includes America’s tendency to have computers do the job

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AnthroCurrents – June 26, 2015

A biweekly look at recent stories on anthropology and practicing anthropologists in the popular media Anthropologist Helen Fisher discusses the success of Tinder on StarTalk (Neil deGrasse Tyson’s show). I agree with her that Tinder is only a new interface for what many humans already do when they are looking for a mate, but we cannot say with any authority

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