Design Anthropology

My UNT Anthropology Thesis

2018-09-03T17:51:46-04:00

Now that my UNT MS Applied Anthropology degree has officially been conferred, I am going to begin sharing information on my UNT anthropology thesis. To accomplish this, I am going to be posting many articles over the next few weeks that breakout key sections of my thesis into bitesize chunks suitable for a blog format. Following [...]

My UNT Anthropology Thesis2018-09-03T17:51:46-04:00

Where to Look for Applied Anthropology Jobs

2018-08-03T16:04:27-04:00

If you are looking for an applied anthropology job, the task of finding one can often seem daunting. When looking at the large job boards, you will rarely find the word anthropologist in the job title. If you are lucky, the word ethnography will be included in the job description, but that is not always [...]

Where to Look for Applied Anthropology Jobs2018-08-03T16:04:27-04:00

Best Anthropology Blogs

2018-08-03T20:45:05-04:00

Finding the best anthropology blogs is like finding the right journal articles - you can search all day in the wrong place, or you can use technology to enable finding the best.  In the past, I had searched around and bookmarked many, however, I found I only repeatedly visited a few.  Below is the list of [...]

Best Anthropology Blogs2018-08-03T20:45:05-04:00

This Anthro Life Podcast: Business, Technology & Design Episodes

2018-08-03T16:34:14-04:00

As a proud volunteer and guest host of This Anthro Life, I have created this post to showcase the business, technology, and design anthropology episodes. I plan to update it periodically as new episodes go live that fit within the business, technology and design space. About This Anthro Life Podcast This Anthro Life is a round-table [...]

This Anthro Life Podcast: Business, Technology & Design Episodes2018-08-03T16:34:14-04:00

Ethnographic Research Training Courses for User Experience (UX) Professionals

2018-08-03T16:48:00-04:00

With user experience (UX) on the rise in industry, ethnography has become a hot term. Increasingly business leaders are asking for ethnographic research. As a result of this, many non-anthropologists have been asking me where they can participate in ethnographic research training courses. Since I have now been asked this a number of times, I figured I [...]

Ethnographic Research Training Courses for User Experience (UX) Professionals2018-08-03T16:48:00-04:00

Best Anthropology Podcasts

2018-08-03T17:40:53-04:00

Today most of us are time-pressed and often trying to learn on the run. Be it listening to podcasts or watching vlogs, learning from our mobile devices has become the norm.  Given that, I have put together this short list of the best anthropology podcasts from my perspective. Give them a try. 1. This Anthro Life [...]

Best Anthropology Podcasts2018-08-03T17:40:53-04:00

Why the World Needs Anthropologists Designing the Future

2018-08-06T17:42:47-04:00

Why the World Needs Anthropologists Designing the Future is the sixth annual event of the EASA Applied Anthropology Network. It will be held October 27 and 27 in Lisbon Portugal. According to the website, it is a symposium that explores the different applications of anthropology beyond traditional academia. This year the event focuses on "design anthropology its methods, [...]

Why the World Needs Anthropologists Designing the Future2018-08-06T17:42:47-04:00

Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC) 2018 Program Announced

2018-08-20T14:58:59-04:00

The Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC) 2018 program was announced for Honolulu, Hawaii. Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC) 2018 Theme The 2018 theme is Evidence. The conference seeks to explore: How is evidence created, used, and abused? Research methods are proliferating, yet the connection between evidence and decisions seems more tenuous than ever. EPIC2018 [...]

Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC) 2018 Program Announced2018-08-20T14:58:59-04:00

Business Anthropology with Dr. Alexandra Mack

2018-08-03T16:58:53-04:00

On a recent episode of This Anthro Life, Adam Gamwell, Ryan Collins, and Matt Artz got to interview Dr. Alexandra Mack on the topic of applying business anthropology to innovation in enterprises. About Dr. Alexandra Mack Using her business anthropology toolkit, Alex leads innovative problem solving and strategy development based on a deep understanding of the surrounding culture and activities. [...]

Business Anthropology with Dr. Alexandra Mack2018-08-03T16:58:53-04:00

UNT Anthropology Courses

2018-10-04T13:45:55-04:00

As previously discussed, I had enrolled in the UNT Anthropology master's program because I work in tech, and likewise was interested in the business, technology, and design anthropology concentration UNT offered. At UNT, the business, technology, and design anthropology concentration is led by Susan Squires and Christina Wasson. Both of them have extensive experience working in industry and have published numerous [...]

UNT Anthropology Courses2018-10-04T13:45:55-04:00
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