After a five-year review process, members of the American Anthropological Association have approved a rigorous overhaul of their ethics code. The code offers guidance to anthropologists as to how they should conduct themselves in professional and academic settings, in collecting and disseminating research data, and in their relationships with research subjects, colleagues and students. The … Continue reading Anthropologists Approve Comprehensive Overhaul of Ethics Code
Today’s special guest blog post is from AAA President, Leith Mullings. Dear AAA Member: After a five-year process, I am pleased to now ask you to vote on revisions to our association’s Code of Ethics. As many of you know, in 2005 the Executive Board (EB) set up the Commission on the Engagement of Anthropology … Continue reading Cast Your Vote, AAA Members, on the Code of Ethics
In March, the C4ISR Journal, a publication of Defense News, ran the cover story U.S. Army’s Human Terrain Experts May Help Defuse Future Conflicts. In the piece, journalist Jim Hodges wrote: The HTS (Human Terrain System) also ran afoul of anthropological organizations that believed their scholars were becoming spies and that their work was being … Continue reading Anthropologists and the Human Terrain System
Today is the last day to review the posted Code of Ethics and submit your comments to the subcommittee charged to review the draft code. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to share your comments.
Just a reminder – you, the membership at large, are invited to review the posted draft Code of Ethics, and submit your comments by January 30, 2012 to email@example.com for the subcommittee to consider. Your input is crucial to this process, and we thank you for your dedication to our association. In the event you … Continue reading Please Review the Proposed Code of Ethics
The January 30th deadline to review the posted draft code of ethics and submit your comments is quickly approaching. At the 2011 AAA Annual Meeting recently held in Montréal, Quebec, Canada, the AAA Executive Board (EB) voted to receive a draft revision of the AAA’s Code of Ethics as revised by the Task Force for … Continue reading Review of the Proposed Code of Ethics – Deadline Approaching
At the 2011 AAA Annual Meeting recently held in Montréal, Quebec, Canada, the AAA Executive Board (EB) voted to receive a draft revision of the AAA’s Code of Ethics as revised by the Task Force for Comprehensive Ethics Review. The EB also passed a resolution thanking the task force and its chair, Dena Plemmons, for … Continue reading Review of the Proposed Code of Ethics