Anthropologists Approve Comprehensive Overhaul of Ethics Code

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

AAA Election Candidates Announced

On April 15, the American Anthropological Association’s association-wide elections and section elections will begin.  New to this year, you can view the candidates prior to the opening of the ballot. Here are the candidates running in the association-wide elections: AAA Secretary (3-year term) Rani Alexander and Margaret Buckner AAA Executive Board (3-year term) Cultural Seat: … Continue reading AAA Election Candidates Announced

Ethics Committee Announces Winners of Inaugural Small Grants Program

The American Anthropological Association (AAA) Committee on Ethics recently presented cash awards to two separate teams of anthropologists who offered proposals centered on encouraging awareness of and innovation in ethics curricular materials used in introductory, undergraduate, and graduate classes. The goal of the AAA Small Grants Program is to foster the development and use of … Continue reading Ethics Committee Announces Winners of Inaugural Small Grants Program