Anthropology Magazine
A Mass Shooting in the “Evangelical Vatican”

The recent violent attack on Club Q, an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, happened in a place shaped by decades…

The Nightmare of Pandemic-Era Teaching

Two researchers pull the curtain back to provide a look at the alarming reality of elementary teachers in the United States who are working during the COVID-19 pandemic.

When Carbon Credits Drive People From Their Homes

The Alto Mayo Conservation Initiative in Peru is supposed to be an environmental success story. On the ground, it is mired in conflict.

Does DNA Simplify or Complicate Repatriation Claims?

A restitution effort in South Africa illustrates the challenges to scientists, policymakers, and living descendants as they navigate the complex repercussions of genetic analysis for unethically obtained human remains.

We All Live on Permafrost

Thawing permafrost isn’t just a problem facing the Arctic. An anthropologist who works with Indigenous communities in Siberia argues that the way to turn around climate catastrophe is by engaging all knowledge systems.

Land Acknowledgments Are Not Enough
Three anthropologists decry the use of land acknowledgments when they fail to advocate for genuine Indigenous sovereignty and the return of stolen lands.
Can Anthropology Help Heal Puerto Rico’s Diabetes Crisis?

Anthropological studies show the potential impact of community care and creative policies in improving health care in Puerto Rico.

Six Reasons to Save Archaeology From Funding Cuts

Amidst government plans to drastically reduce funding for archaeology programs in the U.K., an archaeologist explains what the discipline has to offer studentsand our societies.

What’s Behind the U.S. War on Science?

President Biden’s administration has promised to reinsert science into government decision-making. An anthropologist looks to Finland to argue that solutions must go far beyond reversing Trump’s policies.

Deaf and Incarcerated in the U.S.

An anthropologist investigates how U.S. prison policies systematically deny deaf incarcerated people adequate access to hearing aids—severely hindering their sensory engagement and quality of life.