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Former President Nasheed of the Maldives President Nasheed of the Maldives briefs reporters during the Copenhagen climate change talks. Photo courtesy Adam Weltz and wikicommons

Agreeing to Kill the People of the Maldives Earlier this year researchers described huge collapses on the Western Antarctic ice…More

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Llanmaes fieldwork. Photo courtesy wikicommons

To the Field!

* * * * * 3 votes

Beatriz Reyes-Foster
Ty Matejowsky


What do anthropologists do? For many of us, it seems that we spend an inordinate amount of time teaching college…More

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Monument to US-Mexico border deaths. Photo courtesy Tomas Castelazo and wikicommons

Over the last couple of weeks, multiple US media venues have reported on the presence of thousands of children traveling…More

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Latin American Countries participating. Image courtesy Rosana Miraglino.

No doubt, it is people who make culture… Acknowledging this simple fact, a social movement called Cultura Viva Comunitaria was…More

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Poor Data, Rich Data, Big Data, Chief

* * * * * 3 votes

Samuel Gerald Collins


Over the past 2 years, Big Data has worked its way into public consciousness, courtesy of widespread news exposure and…More

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Movement of Light. Image courtesy wikicommons

Trigger warnings are a current and controversial topic in higher education and a subject of ongoing discussion among many of…More

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Interaction of a white blood cell with MRSA. Image courtesy NIH and wikicommons

Life as a Fed

* * * * * 4 votes

Robert A Hahn


An anthropologist’s career at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) For the past 28 years I have…More

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Activist demonstrating for net neutrality outside the Federal Communication Commission building, May 15, 2014. (Image courtesy of Stephen Melkisethian under a CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 license)

Net neutrality, the principle that Internet service providers (ISP) should treat all data on the Internet the same and not…More

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Reading the Fine Print

* * *     7 votes

Beatriz Reyes-Foster
Ty Matejowsky


In preparing our last two columns, we solicited from anthropologists around the country their top pet peeves about faculty-student interactions. …More

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Sun behind clouds just outside of Phoenix, Arizona. Photo courtesy wikicommons

Entre Coyotes

          0 votes

Gabriella Sanchez


Women in Smuggling As I wait for my haircut in the crowded waiting area of Bellos and Bellas on a…More

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