A selection of professional associations within anthropology fields.
The Anthropology and Sociology Section (ANSS) brings together librarians and information specialists to discuss common issues; publish news, bibliographies, and reviews of important resources; and communicate with organizations devoted to scholarship in anthropology, sociology, and related fields.
Association for Environmental Archaeology (AEA) - The AEA promotes the advancement of the study of human interaction with the environment in the past through archaeology and related disciplines.
Critical Urban Anthropology Association - The Critical Urban Anthropology Association (CUAA), formerly SUNTA, concerns itself with theories, problems, processes, and institutions of urban, national and transnational life. CUAA’s members, a number of whom reside outside the U.S.A., include academic, practitioner/applied, and student anthropologists. Members’ expertise covers most nations (including the U.S.A.) of the world and their cities. In addition to conducting original research many CUAA members consult and work in or with private and public agencies dealing with social problems, development, and policy formation.
National Association for the Practice of Anthropology - The National Association for the Practice of Anthropology is a membership organization for those who apply and practice anthropology in a range of contexts, whether as practitioners, academics, or students. NAPA was founded in 1983 to promote the interests of practicing anthropologists and further the practice of anthropology as a profession.
National Association of State Archaeologists - This site covers laws, procedures, educational programs, current research, and a directory of professionals for the U.S., Puerto Rico, America Samoa, Guam, and the Virgin Islands.
How To Get the Mentoring You Want: A Guide for Graduate Students - This Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan's guide can offer insight and valuable information for graduate students everywhere.
MastersDegree.net (overall) - This website, as applied to anthropology, has a handy section on careers for anthropologists who do not seek to teach in academia.
National Association of Student Anthropologists (NASA) - NASA is a four-field network of students, which directly addresses issues that are of interest to both undergraduate and graduate students, including finding jobs, attending graduate school, fieldwork programs and networking.
Time Management Resources - Duke University offers tips for graduate students. Scroll midway down the page to see Time Management Resources.
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