My degrees are in anthropology, and I have friends who have worked with apes.
– Gregory Keyes
In my introductory course, Anthropology 160, the Forms of Folklore, I try to show the students what the major and minor genres of folklore are, and how they can be analyzed.
– Alan Dundes
Theology is anthropology.
– Anselm Feuerbach
Anthropology in general has always been fairly hospitable to female scholars, and even to feminist scholars.
– Clifford Geertz
I had a doctorate in biological anthropology. I got a post-doc at CWRU dental school in 1983 teaching gross anatomy.
– Mary Doria Russell
Here I was into astronomy, and here into anthropology, and there I go into geology. It was much more fun to be able to research and write about whatever I wanted to.
– Octavia Butler
I was an anthropology major in college, and I’ve had a lifelong fascination with Egyptology, mummies, and all sorts of bizarre cultural practices.
– Tess Gerritsen