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

Applications open for Park Break field seminar in Cultural Resource Management

Applications are now being accepted for the next installment of Park Break, a five-day, all-expenses-paid, park-based seminar for graduate students who are thinking about a career in park management or park-related research and education.  By interacting with park resource managers, researchers, administrators, interpreters, partners, and other professionals, Park Break participants will begin to understand the … Continue reading Applications open for Park Break field seminar in Cultural Resource Management

NPS Chief Archeologist Position

Daniel Odess is the Assistant Associate Director for Park Cultural Resources of the National Park Service. He forwarded along this newly released job posting. Please apply to the position in accordance to the directions of the post and direct any questions in regards to the position to the designated contact in the post. Thanks Daniel for the announcement! All, I wanted to let … Continue reading NPS Chief Archeologist Position

AAA Member Honored with Distinguished Explorer Award

Congratulations to Steve Lekson! Lekson is the first archaeologist to receive the Distinguished Explorer Award by the Roy Chapman Andrews Society. A professor and curator of anthropology at the University of Colorado, Dr. Leckson has been discovering and digging ancient sites for nearly 40 years. Before moving to the University of Colorado, he served as President … Continue reading AAA Member Honored with Distinguished Explorer Award