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Hi all! I was wondering if there are any people here who's anthropology PhD research combines elements both from sociocultural anthro and biological anthro? If so, on which of the tracks are you? Do you have advisors on your committee from both tracks? How did you initially present your ideas in the applications process? I'm asking because my proposed PhD project is rooted within sociocultural anthropology (which is also my background), but it does derive (at least potentially) from biological anthro, and I'm wondering how should I present it to potential advisors, especially in depa
What is the academic job market for Anthropology PhDs really like? How bad is it really? What do you do if you don't get a job? What is the situation in the different subfields? What about tier 1 universities in USA/UK? And what about lower ranked ones? Also, is there anybody here from India who has experienced the job search at home, whether they are trained here or abroad? I do not mean to snoop. I am considering grad school and finally an academic career in the social sciences, but I am trying to figure out exactly what I should go for. I find whatever little anthropology I k
Anthro friends, After years of exploring various fields, I'm finally closing in on my longtime dream of breaking into the field of humanitarian aid (through anthropology). I'm interested in applying to doctoral programs this fall to research humanitarian aid, ethics, and the role of religion with a focus on China/Asia. I majored in English in undergrad and have a first master's in religion. I did a one-year conversion course in social anthropology because I was drawn to the anthropological research method but still feel relatively ignorant about the field, particularly in terms of s