AAA Resources on Ethics and Professional Responsibility

We devote this month’s MPAAC column to a responsibility shared by all American Anthropological Association members: awareness of the Association’s Principles of Professional Responsibility. If you haven’t looked at the statement since its 2012 passage, it’s always worth another look.

MPAAC Tackles Sexual Harassment and Border Walls

Since its formal initiation after the 2017 AAA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, the Members’ Programmatic Advisory and Advocacy Committee (MPAAC) has made significant progress in its priority areas. Led by the gender equity seats, Gabriela Torres and Dianna Shady, MPAAC convened the Sexual Harassment Working Group in February 2018.

Taking Leadership and Remaking Academic Communities

The #MeToo movement simply confirmed and rendered visible the regular incidence of sexual harassment that has all too often shaped the classroom, fieldwork, field training, and the subsequent workplaces of anthropologists since the discipline’s inception.