What Does it Take to Become an Anthropologist and What do Anthropologists Do?

Meet six Smithsonian anthropologists and find out what inspired them to go into the field of anthropology and about their careers at the Smithsonian. Staff interviewed: Torben Rick, curator of North American archaeology and Human Environmental Interaction; David Hunt, physical anthropology collections manager, Deborah Hull-Walski, ethnology and archaeology collections manager; Gabriela Pérez Báez, curator of linguistics; Pam Wintle, film archivist, Human Studies Film Archives; and Stephen Loring, museum anthropologist, Arctic Stu dies Center. Many thanks to AAA member Ann Kaupp (Smithsonian) for forwarding the information. Web Advisory Group (WAG) grant made this project possible.