Understanding Practitioner-Academic Department Relationships

At AAA meetings and within academic units, we often hear a call for students to learn from non-university based practicing anthropologists. Such anthropologists bring a unique set of skills and perspectives that add great value to student training. While the incentive for academic units to develop relationships with practicing anthropologists is clear, CoPAPIA was interested […]

AAA Career Expo(sed)

Anthropologists Who Work for the Department of Veterans Affairs Fourteen years ago, I attended my first AAA meetings. My most vivid memory from those meetings, besides eating sushi for the first time, was of Nancy Scheper-Hughes and Paul Farmer debating the merits of public and applied anthropology before a packed house. Anthropologists continue to engage […]