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Applied Educational Anthropology

The purpose of this Topical Interest Group is support a network of educators, activists, researchers, evaluators, knowledge brokers, advocates and other practitioners who wish to engage in applied anthropology in educational settings.See More
May 4
James H. McDonald posted a group

Anthropology of Higher Education

The Anthropology of Higher Education TIG is dedicated to exploring the diversity, complexity, and interwoven layers of activity that characterize higher ed. This dauntingly complex system is challenged by amazing volatility that shapes its environment, culture, and structure, and serves as strong driver of change.  See More
May 4

Blog Posts

The economy is great, now where's my job?

Newspapers and TV are ubiquitous with news about America’s good economic performance … an increase in GDP of 4.1% in the 3rd quarter 2013 versus 2nd quarter.

The oil and gas industry took some credit for the good performance in that it generated one billion dollars a day in new energy supplies. Also, economists credited…


Posted by Akemi Tatsakura on April 17, 2018 at 3:32am

Interview of Applied Anthropologists

Hello All, 

My name is Adam Harris. I am currently a senior undergraduate student at North Carolina State University majoring in Anthropology. Currently I am taking an applied anthropology course and I am tasked with conducting an interview (via phone or otherwise) with two individuals practicing Anthropology with at least a masters degree. I do hope that I can come into contact with more Anthropologists using this forum to find out more about the field and the members in it. …


Posted by Adam Harris on April 1, 2018 at 3:53pm

What To Do With Anthropology Degree

Anthropology has seen a drastic change within the last few years. According to statistics, the demand for anthropologists right across the global workforce will increase by 38% by 2026. Anthropologists used to be confined to an academic future with no promise of expanding their horizons into anything but anthropology. Today, we see an entirely new universe opening up with even wider opportunities…


Posted by Eric Nelson on March 13, 2018 at 8:00am

Survey on Attitudes Toward Sustainable Tourism

The Anthropology of Tourism Interest Group (ATIG) at the American Anthropological Association is conducting a survey on attitudes towards sustainable tourism. This is designed to follow up on the research done last spring on the same topic with ATIG members, which was inspired by the UN World Tourism Organization's year of Sustainable Tourism. The results of the survey were…

Posted by SfAAadmin on March 1, 2018 at 8:56am

Why the Indus Script is Logo-syllabic

I have published two papers on this. I have introduced Logo-syllabic thesis B as opposed to the old thesis which I have named A. However, the days of sensational (pseudo-) decipherments are over. We need an analytical approach now. 

Sujay Rao Mandavilli

Posted by Sujay Rao Mandavilli on February 21, 2018 at 1:37am


2018 Conference of the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology

Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology Annual Conference, October 11-13, 2018.  Norfolk, Virginia.  Theme: “Translating Complexity into Action.”  Open to all applied social scientists, as…Continue

Started by Lubomir Popov in American Indian Contributions to Applied Anthropology Jan 22.

Call for Papers: SfAA 2018 Digital Technology at the Grassroots

Digital Technology at the GrassrootsKatherine McCaffrey and Maisa Taha, Montclair State University We are interested in papers that consider digital technology in practice. What are social…Continue

Started by Katherine McCaffrey in SfAA 2018 Annual Meeting Discussions Sep 27, 2017.

CFP: SfAA 2018 panel: The Role of Language in Refugee Resettlement & Integration

Call For Papers: Society for Applied Anthropology Annual MeetingPhiladelphia, PA         April 3 - 7, 2018Organizer: Pilapa Esara Carroll (College at Brockport, SUNY)The Role of Language in Refugee…Continue

Tags: immigrant, language, resettlement, refugee

Started by Pilapa Esara Carroll in SfAA 2018 Annual Meeting Discussions Sep 19, 2017.

2018 Meeting Session on Welfare Issues

I would like to organize a session which looks at poverty and welfare policy issues from the perspective of kinship systems.  This session would look at research from a comparative and theoretical…Continue

Started by David Rozen in SfAA 2018 Annual Meeting Discussions Jun 3, 2017.




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