Applied Anthropology

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

National Association for the Practice of Anthropology (NAPA) – Anthropology Mentor Program

2019-02-21T17:05:18-04:00

As an applied anthropologist I am concerned with the practical uses of anthropology to create positive change.  Most often that means work outside of an academic context.  For those of us who work in this space, we are often left wondering where we can turn to connect with other practitioners, and possibly even mentors. One [...]

National Association for the Practice of Anthropology (NAPA) – Anthropology Mentor Program2019-02-21T17:05:18-04:00

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

Business Anthropology Definitions

2018-07-27T18:20:04-04:00

When I am talking with lay individuals who have not studied anthropology, or even some who have, I am often asked what is business anthropology.  In case you have ever encountered the same question, here are two definitions which summarize business anthropology. Global Business Anthropology Summit Definition Business Anthropology is defined by the use of [...]

Business Anthropology Definitions2018-07-27T18:20:04-04:00

Tricia Wang’s Thick Data = Ethnography + Big Data

2018-08-03T16:35:14-04:00

On a recent episode of This Anthro Life, Adam Gamwell, Ryan Collins, and Matt Artz got to interview Tricia Wang on the topic of applying ethnography to big data to produce thick data. About Tricia Wang Dr. Tricia Wang sees her work consulting as sitting at the crossroads of data and social justice. As a global tech ethnographer, Dr. Wang is [...]

Tricia Wang’s Thick Data = Ethnography + Big Data2018-08-03T16:35:14-04:00

Business Anthropology Master’s Degree Programs

2018-07-27T18:20:21-04:00

For students interested in a business anthropology master's degree programs, check out the following programs in the United States: University of North Texas - Department of Anthropology UNT offers an MA/MS in Applied Anthropology degree, both online and offline. It is where I studied and can attest to the quality of the program.  The program [...]

Business Anthropology Master’s Degree Programs2018-07-27T18:20:21-04:00
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