Breaking Down Silos in Anthropology

How can anthropologists effectively collaborate across academic and government, business, and nonprofit sectors to communicate to the world what we do and get our repository of knowledge into the popular sphere?

Building Collaborative Anthropologies in Ecuador

Research projects at Ecuador’s Universidad San Francisco de Quito offer lessons for a collaborative anthropology that fosters connections among anthropological subfields.

Design by Anthropologists, a New Blog about Anthropology in Practice

NAPA is pleased to announce the launch of an informative and important monthly blog, Design by Anthropologists. The blog’s purpose is to chronicle current explorations in and developments around the interface of anthropology, design, user experience (UX) and research, usability research, and related endeavors.

Welcome from Our New NAPA President

It goes without saying that the job market for academic anthropologists is bleak given the number of PhDs looking for jobs at universities and colleges. On top of this, a recent article in American Anthropologist highlighted the fact US academic anthropology mostly hires anthropologists from 15 PhD-granting programs, while there are many more high quality training programs that offer a doctorate in anthropology.