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AnthroJobs of the Week, 31 March 2021
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AnthroJobs of the Week, 31 March 2021

Hello Readers! We have two fascinating positions this week, one with the New York Times and a remote position with Real. Check them out! The mission of the New York Times Audience Insights team is to help The Times grow by understanding their audience. The Audience Insights team is a team of researchers that employ […]

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An announcement regarding the recent anti-AAPI violence

Our colleague, Thurka Sangaramoorthy at the University of Maryland drew together some resources for exploring issues around the racism that led to the Atlanta tragedy. With permission, we are sharing

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AnthroJobs of the Week

AnthroJobs of the Week, 31 March 2021

Hello Readers! We have two fascinating positions this week, one with the New York Times and a remote position with Real. Check them out! The mission of the New York Times Audience Insights team is to help The Times grow by understanding their audience. The Audience Insights team is a team of researchers that employ […]

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November 19, 2020

Imagine not knowing where your next meal will come from, or not being able to feed your child a healthy breakfast before sending them off to school, or not being able to satisfy your growling stomach before a midterm exam. For 600,000 food insecure individuals in the Tampa Bay, Florida, area, these are real issues that they must tackle in their everyday lives.

The US Department of Agriculture refers to food insecurity as the lack of reliable access to enough nutritionally adequate food for an active, healthy life for all household members. People who suffer from hunger are diverse, often from hardworking families, and include children, teenagers, senior citizens, veterans, and even college students.

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National Association for the Practice of Anthropology (NAPA)
National Association for the Practice of Anthropology (NAPA)

Fritz Lampe, a long-time NAPA member and emeritus faculty at Northern Arizona University, has just published an article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Anthropology! This encyclopedia is currently available globally via open access, creating an important opportunity for substantial and sustained reach to audiences interested in or engaged in anthropology. Fritz’s article, “Applying Religion” delves into religion as a specific area of study for anthropologists as well as an important avenue to wellness in populations. You can access the article at:. “Applying Religion.” In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Oxford University Press, 2018—. Article published March 25, 2021. doi:...