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Association of Indigenous Anthropologists
The purpose of Association of Indigenous Anthropologists (AIA) is to:
advance anthropological study relating to Indigenous peoples, both past and present;
support and encourage the professional development of members by supporting a forum for respectful and engaged discussion of common issues and current work;
provide a network for the support and encouragement of Indigenous undergraduate and graduate students of anthropology;
Association of Latino & Latina Anthropologists
The Association of Latino & Latina Anthropologists is a section of the American Anthropological Association, founded in 1990.
ALLA’s mission is:
To support student and early career scholars working toward excellence in anthropological research and practice by, with, and about Latino peoples in the U.S., however they are identified;
To highlight scholarship and practice that is ideologically, epistemologically, and methodologically substantive and
Association of Black Anthropologists
The Association for Black Anthropologists (ABA) was founded in 1970 by a small group of intellectuals who sought to break down barriers that impeded their full participation in the discipline of Anthropology. By creating scholarship that linked anthropological theory to struggles for social justice, these elders transformed anthropology and helped create generations of intellectual leaders.
The Association for Queer Anthropology
The Association for Queer Anthropology (AQA) is a section of the American Anthropological Association and was founded in 1988. AQA serves the interests of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and other queer and allied anthropologists in the American Anthropological Association. AQA promotes anthropological research and education on homosexuality, bisexuality, transgender/transsexuality, and other sexual and gender identities and expressions, and their intersections with race, class, disability, nationality, colonialism and globalization.
American Ethnological Society
The American Ethnological Society is the oldest professional anthropological organization in the United States. Founded in 1842 to encourage emerging anthropological research on human cultures.
American Anthropological Association
The American Anthropological Association is the world’s largest association for professional anthropologists, with more than 10,000 members. Based in Washington, D.C., the Association was founded in 1902, and covers all four main fields of anthropology (cultural anthropology, biological/physical anthropology, archaeology, and linguistic anthropology).
National Association of Student Anthropologists (NASA)
The National Association of Student Anthropologists (NASA) is the student section of the American Anthropological Association. NASA was founded in 1985 to address graduate and undergraduate student concerns and to promote the interests and involvement of students as anthropologists-in-training. 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,