Would a President Obama Bring an Anthropological Perspective to the White House?

I was impressed with Barack Obama’s statement on race in America.  It showed an awareness of empathy, race, and culture that I am more accustomed to hearing about in university seminars in say, anthropology, than political addresses in the middle of a campaign.  I hope that Obama is correct in assuming that the American people … Continue reading Would a President Obama Bring an Anthropological Perspective to the White House?

I forgot to mention my thanks to the Network of Concerned Anthropologists.

Had it not been for the great controversy over the Human Terrain System spearheaded by the vocal minority at the  Network of Concerned Anthropologists, I might have never known about this great opportunity. When I heard about the HTS program through an article mentioning the NCA, my first reaction was “How can I participate?” Using … Continue reading I forgot to mention my thanks to the Network of Concerned Anthropologists.