So that “no anthropologist is an island”: Understanding and supporting practitioner networks

In an effort to engage anthropologists working outside academia, the American Anthropological Association’s Committee on Practicing, Applied, and Public Interest Anthropology (CoPAPIA) has embarked on a new initiative to understand the professional peer networks of practicing anthropologists and make recommendations for how the AAA can better support them. The committee is currently conducting firsthand research…

Anthropologists in Practice: An Interview with Liz Riedman, User Experience Research Assistant at ITHAKA/JSTOR

Anthropologists in Practice is an ongoing series of interviews featuring practicing anthropologists who work outside the academy. The goal of the series is to provide a source of information and inspiration to anyone who is interested in the application of anthropology in the real world, including anthropologists, anthropology students, prospective anthropology students, employers, policymakers and…

Study of Practicing Anthropologists: Call for Participation

[Re-posted from AnthroDesign]  Help Us To Understand the Careers of Practicing And Professional Anthropologists as they relate to Academic Institutions  Are you a practicing or professional anthropologist working outside of an academic organization?  If so, are you collaborating in any way with an academic institution as part of your professional life? We are aware from anecdotes that…