Message from President & CEO

For What it’s Worth

I invoke the song title of Buffalo Springfield’s 1966 classic (yes, it dates me) because the phrase intimates an assertion, something about uncertainty, the promise […]

Message from President & CEO

From the Executive Director

Dear Colleagues, The AAA has been exceptionally active in 2016, as seen in President Alisse Waterston’s annual recap. I think you will agree that AAA […]


World Anthropology Day

Thank you for helping us to make the 2016 Anthropology Day celebration a tremendous success! Thanks for sharing the #AnthroLove More than 2,500 tweets using […]


115th Annual Meeting, Minneapolis

Samuel Martínez, EPC chair Our 115th Annual Meeting, held from November 16–20, 2016, enjoyed excellent attendance with over 5,300 members registering for five days of […]


Summer Interns

AAA Summer Interns Work with Curators and Underwater Archaeologists AAA interns have worked at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art since 2012 thanks to […]


World on the Move

In 2016, the Association began hosting several public programs to support our new public education project, World on the Move: 100,000 Years of Human Migration®. […]


2016 Award Winners

Richard Bauman Honored for Exemplary Service to Anthropology AAA is pleased to announce the 2016 recipient of the Franz Boas Award for Exemplary Service to […]

Photo Contest

Photo Contest Winners

AAA is proud to feature the winning photos from our 2016 photo contest throughout our Annual Report. We sincerely thank all photographers who submitted photos […]


Distinguished Members

Congratulations! The American Anthropological Association would like to congratulate the newly inducted distinguished class of members. Thank you for loyally supporting the Association! Members since […]


Financial Report

2016 SOURCES OF AAA REVENUE ● Membership Dues 37.3% ● Annual Meeting 28.6% ● Publications 20.2% ● Other Income 6.7% ● Grants and Contributions 4% […]


Donor Recognition

The American Anthropological Association would like to thank the following individuals and institutions for their support in 2016. All listings are based on actual donations […]


Leadership & Staff

Executive Board Chairs Staff