A love letter to anthropology

Anthropology is my true love; some would even say I’m evangelical about it. But Anthropology has fallen out of favour in academia and in the public eye. It’s been cut from academic institutions across the USA and the UK. Funding for projects and study has declined. People have no idea what Anthropology is. In part, I believe this is because of the focus within Anthropology on the divide between academic and applied work. Without addressing this fracture, Anthropology cannot move forward and become respected again. I issue a call to all of Anthropology: To undergraduate students - Ask your professors what they’re [...]