Small Fish in a Big Pond

Student Archaeologists in the AAA This is the last in a series of AD Section News Columns focusing on what different archaeologists are doing in the AAA, the value they feel their involvement has for them, and how they feel they are contributing to the discipline as a whole through their membership and service. Previous […]

A Note from the President of NASA

As president of the National Association of Student Anthropologists (NASA), I want to introduce those who may be unaware of NASA to the organization, its goals, and to outline some of the valuable opportunities and resources that we can provide to student anthropologists. What is NASA NASA was founded in 1985 in order to provide […]

Ethnographic Fieldwork Equipment That (Hopefully) Won’t Break the Bank: New Digital Tools

Having discussed digital audio recorders, cameras, and camcorders in the first three installments of “Ethnographic Fieldwork Equipment That (Hopefully) Won’t Break the Bank,” I want to examine three digital technologies that professional and student anthropologists ought to consider when investing in or upgrading their field equipment: peripherals for smartphones, tablets, and laptops digital note-taking software […]

Responding to Student Concerns with Responses from the Field

Multiple conditions affect student integration into the job market post-graduation: an academy challenged to train new anthropologists for work beyond the academic sector; an academic job market with limited capacity to absorb doctoral graduates; a rapid increase in new MA programs producing students with generalizable skills but insufficient linkage to local or national jobs; the […]