The Center for Applied Anthropology is housed in the Foothill College Department of Anthropology. Our dual purpose Center for Applied Anthropology offers full service anthropological research performed by a community of experts in the field leading and training Foothill College students in the practice of anthropology.
FOR THE PROFESSIONAL
We offer the ability to conduct low-cost research plans working in conjunction with the client to provide usable and practical interpretations for your objectives.
We offer services in:
Cultural Anthropology, including corporate ethnography and applied anthropology.
Forensics: including analysis by experts with many years of experience in the field and lab.
Archaeology and CRM, including full mitigation of research phases, with total station mapping, incorporation of GIS technology, and geophysical surveys using GPR. Best used for small projects in local area and as subcontractors for larger projects.
Medical Anthropology, including cross cultural perspectives on health and sensitizing health providers on cultural issues related to health and wellness.
FOR THE STUDENT
Anthropology 55. 56. & 57:
Applied Field Methods Courses (1-unit each):
Center for Applied Anthropology Internship
"I have always wanted to be an anthropologist, but how can you make a living doing that?"
"I want a socially responsible job, does anthropology give me practical experience and prepare me for these jobs?"
Now you have the tools to answer these questions.