Dr. Nancy Scheper-Hughes Named First AAA Public Policy Award Winner

The American Anthropological Association (AAA) is pleased to announce that its Committee on Public Policy has selected medical anthropologist Nancy Scheper-Hughes as the first recipient of the new Anthropology in Public Policy Award. Dr. Scheper- Hughes is a nationally-recognized expert on several important health issues, including hunger, illness and organ trafficking. The Anthropology in Public … Continue reading Dr. Nancy Scheper-Hughes Named First AAA Public Policy Award Winner

AAA Deadlines For This Friday

Friday, March 15th is a busy day here at AAA. The following deadlines occur this Friday: AAA’s 112th Annual Meeting submission deadline for Section Invited Sessions and Public Policy Forum proposals: Visit the Meetings page for complete details and to submit your proposal. Click here for details and submission requirements. The 112th AAA Annual Meeting … Continue reading AAA Deadlines For This Friday

AAA Anthropology in Public Policy Award

The American Anthropological Association (AAA) Committee on Public Policy (CoPP) has established the AAA Anthropology in Public Policy Award, to honor anthropologists whose work has had a significant, positive influence on the course of government decision-making and action. Public policy is broadly defined to include measures created by any level of government and addressing the … Continue reading AAA Anthropology in Public Policy Award