Here Is A Complete Overview For Becoming An Anthropologist

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A Collection of Web Pages About Becoming An Anthropologist

What does an Anthropologist do?

Perhaps the best definition of this field was articulated by anthropologist Alfred L. Kroeber (1876-1960), who said, Anthropology is the most humanistic of sciences and the most scientific of the humanities.

There are four sub-fields, or sub-disciplines, in anthropology:

  • Cultural/Social Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Biological/Physical Anthropology
  • Linguistic Anthropology

While each sub-field has specific theoretical frameworks and methodologies, they also share a number of similarities, in that each one applies theories, employs systematic methodologies, formulates tests and hypotheses, and develops extensive sets of data….More at