Message from President & Executive Director

From the President

2018: The Spring of Hope By any standard, the American Anthropological Association had an excellent year. We enjoyed a vibrant and provocative Annual Meeting in San José, punctuated (with an exclamation point) with presentations by […]

Message from President & Executive Director

From the Executive Director

Our Commitments – Making A Difference In 2018, our Association stewardship has been focused on pipeline issues (where the next generations of anthropologists will come from), supporting professional development beyond the degree credentials, and boosting […]


#AnthroDay 2018

ANNE KELSEY Marketing and Communications Manager At the close of our fourth annual Anthropology Day celebration, it is clear that the discipline is filled with enthusiastic ambassadors keen to share all that is amazing about […]


Change in the Anthropological Imagination: Resistance, Resilience, and Adaptation

JASON DE LEÓN, 2018 Executive Program Chair This past November in San José, California, 5,744 attendees gathered for our 117th Annual Meeting. These conference goers (from 68 countries) participated in 1,103 sessions, panels and roundtables […]


Summer Interns

In the summer of 2018, AAA had the honor of welcoming two new interns to Washington, DC. Evan Olinger graduated from Ball State in the fall of 2018 with a double major in anthropology, focusing […]


2018 Award Winners

Browne Honored with Boas Award for Exemplary Service Katherine E. Browne’s academic research and engaged anthropology have energized the fields of economic anthropology, disaster studies, and visual ethnography. She is currently a professor in the […]

Photo Contest

Photo Contest Winners

AAA is proud to feature the winning photos from our 2018 photo contest throughout our Annual Report. We sincerely thank all photographers who submitted photos for sharing their work.


Financial Report

2018 SOURCES OF AAA REVENUE ● Membership Dues 32.3% ● Annual Meeting 24.8% ● Publications 29% ● Other Income 7.9% ● Grants and Contributions 4.1% ● Section Meetings 1.9% 2018 USES OF AAA REVENUE ● […]


Donor Recognition

The American Anthropological Association would like to thank the following individuals and institutions for their support in 2018. All listings are based on actual donations to the AAA Annual Campaign or an AAA award or […]


2019 Calendar

February 6 Executive Session Proposal Submission Deadline February 21 Anthropology Day February 28 – March 2 Society for Economic Anthropology Conference in Orlando, FL March 14 – 16 Joint Conference: American Ethnological Society, Association of […]


Leadership & Staff

Executive Board Committee Chairs Staff List Publications / Editors