Recent news surrounding Rachel Dolezal has led to quite the discussion on race. Our associates at the Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC) pointed us to an article (‘You May Not Know It But I’m Black’: White Woman’s Self-Identification As Black) that Patricia Sunderland, a longtime AAA member and leading consumer researcher, wrote about in Ethnos 18 … Continue reading Race and Rachel Dolezal: A Conversation with Patricia Sunderland
The AAA Photo Contest returns again this year, and submission are open to all active AAA members, submit here! If you could define your work in a single picture, what would it look like? AAA members work all around the world, in the most diverse cultures imaginable, and we want to showcase them. If you … Continue reading 2015 Photo Contest Starts!
Hello anthropology enthusiasts! Our next webinar, with Larissa Sandy, will be the last scheduled before we take a break for the summer. In it we’ll be exploring the struggles and livelihood of sex work in Cambodia. Before we get into Larissa’s incredible work, I’d like to take a moment to thank you all for an … Continue reading Webinar Wednesday with Larissa Sandy: Sex Work in Cambodia
Hope you all enjoyed your webinar hiatus (and Call for Papers period) because we’ve got two more amazing webinars coming your way before we break for the summer! The first, which will occur on May 6th, is hosted by Dr. Kenda R. Stewart, Dr. Heather Schacht Reisinger, and Dr. David A. Katz. The second will … Continue reading Unanthrapologetically Working Together: Mixed Methods Collaboration and Health Services Research at the Department of Veterans Affairs
Cultural Keys LLC is a consultancy that I founded in 2009 to help firms and nonprofits understand and solve cultural-change and consumer issues. We specialize in three work streams: improving organizational culture, increasing partnership effectiveness, and understanding and reaching customers. Cultural Keys uses an anthropological approach and a combination of techniques (e.g., observation, individual and … Continue reading Applied Anthropologist Spotlight – Elizabeth Briody at Cultural Keys LLC
December 17, 2014: Mastering the Campus Visit with Karen Kelsky Dr. Karen Kelsky is the founder and principal of The Professor Is In, a blog and business dedicated to helping Ph.D.s turn their advanced degrees into jobs. A former R1 tenured professor in Anthropology, and department head in the Humanities, Dr. Karen demystifies the unspoken … Continue reading December 17, 2014: Mastering the Campus Visit with Karen Kelsky
Today’s guest blog post is by Disciplinary Associations Network for Sustainability International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education – Universities and colleges have been among the leading places where sustainability is promoted on campus and beyond. The social sciences can offer a variety of valuable insights into how to enhance a broad range of these … Continue reading Call for Papers – Special Issue: Campus Sustainability & Social Sciences