Anthropology

  • Alaska Anthropological Association Founded in 1974, the Association is a statewide professional organization for people working, studying and interested in all areas of northern anthropology. It serves to maintain communication among people interested in all branches of anthropology; to promote public awareness; to foster knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of Alaska Native and circumpolar cultural heritage; to work with indigenous communities; and to facilitate the dissemination of anthropological works.
  • American Anthropological Association (AAA) AAA, founded in 1902, an association of professional anthropologists covers all four main fields of anthropology: cultural anthropology, biological/physical anthropology, archaeology, and linguistic anthropology. The purposes of the Association are to advance anthropology as the science that studies humankind in all its aspects, through archeological, biological, ethnological, and linguistic research.
  • American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA) AAPA is the world's leading professional organization for physical anthropologists. The purpose of AAPA is the advancement of the science of physical (biological) anthropology.
  • American Cultural Resources Association (ACRA) ACRA is the national trade association supporting and promoting the common interests of cultural resource management (CRM) firms of all sizes, types and specialties. ACRA advocates for conditions that all the CRM industry to thrive, improves business efficacy of ACRA member firms, and improves the practice of cultural resource management.
  • Society for American Archaeology (SAA) SAA is dedicated to the research, interpretation, and protection of the archaeological heritage of the Americas. The society represents professional, student, and avocational archaeologists working in a variety of settings including government agencies, colleges and universities, museums, and the private sector.
  • Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges (SACC) SACC is a network of people who teach anthropology in community and two-year colleges. SACC’s major interests are in the teaching of anthropology, sharing teaching strategies, increasing the visibility of community colleges. SACC encourages dialogue and collaboration among teachers of anthropology across sub-disciplines and institutional settings, and to promote excellence in the teaching of anthropology.
  • Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA) SHA is concerned with the archaeology of the modern world (A.D. 1400-present), specifically with the identification, excavation, interpretation, and conservation of sites and materials on land and underwater. SHA;s purpose is advocating for a global perspective in the study and protection of historical and underwater cultural resources by educating the public and policy makers.
  • Society for Linguistic Anthropology (SLA) The purpose of the Society shall be to advance the study of language in its social and cultural context and to encourage communication of the results of such study.
  • World Council of Anthropological Associations (WCAA) WCAA is a network of national, regional and international associations that aims to promote worldwide communication and cooperation in anthropology. Its primary objectives are: to promote the discipline of anthropology in an international context; to promote cooperation and the sharing of information; to promote jointly organized events of scientific debate; and cooperation in research activities and dissemination of anthropological knowledge.

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Danbury, CT

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San Jose, CA

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Walla Walla, WA

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