Recent Examples of anthropology from the Web
Scott grew up in Charlottesville, Va., thengraduated from theUniversityofNorth CarolinaatChapel Hill with a degree in journalism and aconcentration in anthropology.
Fowler’s article highlights Chris Shaw, a graduate student in anthropology at the University of New Brunswick, who is specifically researching Wabanaki canoe routes.
An adjunct professor in anthropology at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Crockford's fields of study include evolution and paleoecology.
As a 21 year old studying social anthropology at Yale, Katherine Lo got lost on the way back to her hostel during a hike while in the Himalayas.
Thesing has a master’s degree in urban education from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of New Hampshire.
Griffin previously had been working on a doctorate in evolutionary anthropology at Duke.
There is, perhaps, a new boldness in this era, said Tracy Teslow, a University of Cincinnati professor who studies the science of race in anthropology.
On March 7, the skull was shipped UPS to the forensic anthropology lab in Texas.
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The Origin of anthropology
The word anthropology dates back to the late 16th century, but it was not until the 19th century that it was applied to the academic discipline that now bears its name. In the United States, this field of study is typically divided into four distinct branches: physical (or biological) anthropology, archaeology, cultural (or social) anthropology, and linguistic anthropology.
Anthropology is from the New Latin word anthropologia (“the study of humanity”) and shares its ultimate root in Greek, anthrōpos (“human being”), with a number of other words in English, such as anthropomorphize, philanthropy, and misanthrope.
ANTHROPOLOGY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of anthropology for English Language Learners
: the study of human races, origins, societies, and cultures
ANTHROPOLOGY Defined for Kids
medical Definition of anthropology
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