Webinar Wednesday March 18: Applied Anthropology in the National Parks

As the National Park Service (NPS) approaches its centennial in 2016, the NPS Cultural Anthropology and Archeology Programs continue to engage in research with deep roots in communities across America.By partnering with universities and scholars in the CESU Network (Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units), the NPS funds applied research in ethnography and archeology.This session will introduce … Continue reading Webinar Wednesday March 18: Applied Anthropology in the National Parks

Applied Anthropologist Spotlight – Elizabeth Briody at Cultural Keys LLC

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

New Executive Board Statement on Evaluating Scholarship Through Tenure and Promotion

The AAA Executive Board on May 21, 2011 adopted and endorsed a statement on Evaluating Scholarship on Practicing, Applied, Public Interest, and Engaged Anthropology Through Tenure & Promotion. AAA recognizes the growing number of anthropologists who identify as practicing, applied, public interest, or engaged anthropologists. Departments of anthropology and their home colleges are thus challenged … Continue reading New Executive Board Statement on Evaluating Scholarship Through Tenure and Promotion

Applied Anthropologists Release Report on Organizations Working with Latina Immigrants

AAA members and applied anthropologists Jane Henrici and Patricia Foxen will be participating in a report release forum held at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on Friday, March 25 at 1:30pm. This forum focuses on issues facing both Latina immigrants and the organizations that work to help them.  Jane Henrici, Study Director at … Continue reading Applied Anthropologists Release Report on Organizations Working with Latina Immigrants