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True Calling Interview: Anthropology in a Non-Traditional Path

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Last week I was interviewed by Renee Masur of Sokanu as part of the “True Calling” series, which looks at people who have found careers (allegedly) doing things they love. I am definitely fortunate to be one of those people, although my path has been far from the norm. I get to meld anthropology with digital media AND I get to write about the things that fascinate me and share them with you here.

In hindsight, what I love about this interview is that it showcases my genuine love for this discipline. And I’m fortunate that I get to share a bit of that with you.

However, during this interview we don’t talk about the other amazing scientists out there who are working to bring anthropological discussion to a larger audience. If you’re interested in learning more, you should be reading:

Powered By Osteons
Patrick Clarkin
Savage Minds
The Primate Diaries
Context and Variation
Neuroanthropology

For even more good anthropology reading, visit Anthropology Report for a comprehensive list of anthropology writers and their online spaces.

Krystal D'Costa About the Author: Krystal D'Costa is an anthropologist working in digital media in New York City. You can follow AiP on Facebook. Follow on Twitter @krystaldcosta.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.



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  1. 1. Patrick Clarkin 3:16 pm 05/22/2014

    Thanks, Krystal!

    Link to this

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