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NAPA Governing Council Nominations

NAPA members are invited to provide suggestions or self-nominations for the following NAPA Governing Council (GC) positions:

  • Member at Large (2 positions)
  • Student Representative
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary

Being a part of NAPA leadership is a great way to serve the discipline, build or enhance your network, and make your voice heard. The deadline is fast approaching, however; please provide your suggestions to NAPA President Leni Bohren at lenora.bohren@colostate.edu or John Massad (President-elect) at jpnmassad@gmail.com by Friday, January 25th.

 

Action Anthropology and Sol Tax in 2012: The Final Word?

Action Anthropology and Sol Tax in 2012: The Final Word?

Edited by Darby C. Stapp

 Available at Amazon.com 264 pages

eBook: $3.99 16 illustrations Printed copy: $10.99 8 vignettes

 16 commentaries

 

Description

Action Anthropology and Sol Tax are both important chapters in the development of contemporary anthropology and applied social science. Although unknown or forgotten by most, both continue to be revered and applied by a group of intellectual descendants who will not let die either the man or the approach to helping communities. In 2010 and 2011, former students, colleagues, the two Tax daughters—both academic professionals—and… Continue reading

Museum Technician (Anthropology), Smithsonian

Museum Technician (Anthropology)
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
2 vacancies
$42,209.00 to $54,875.00 / Per Year
Open until January 18, 2013

USAJOBS – www.usajobs.gov

NOAA contractor position, DC area

IMSG has an opening for a senior social scientist to work with
NOAA Office of Program Planning and Integration.

This is a position with a contractor providing support to NOAA.
The person hired for this position will be working in a NOAA office with
NOAA personnel, but be hired by the contractor, IMSG. It is a Silver Spring (DC Metro area) position.

The direct link to the particulars is:
http://www.imsg.com/index.php/careers/current-opportunities/socialsci/

2012 NAPA Student Award Winners

The 2012 NAPA Student Achievement Awards were presented at last week’s AAA meeting in San Francisco. The awardees, their universities, and their papers, are as follows:

1ST PLACE WINNER:
Naheed Ahmed (University of South Florida )
“Most At-Risk Populations: Contextualizing HIV Prevention Programs Targeting Marginalized Groups in Zanzibar, Tanzania”

1ST RUNNER UP:
Carla Pezzia (University of Texas at San Antonio)
“Engaging Mental Health Care in a Disengaged System”

2ND RUNNER UP:
Michael Brydge (Colorado State University)
“The Theory of Participation: Construction Work and Building Up Youth on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota”

General information about the award can… Continue reading

Exhibitors at NAPA/AAA Career Expo

NAPA/AAA Career Expo at the 2012 AAA meeting

11 am to 4 p.m. Friday, November 16th    Main Exhibit Hall

Come and visit employers from the following sectors:

Cultural Resources
Public Sector 
Private Sector
Non-Profit Sector

Attendees can also get Instant Mentoring on site!

Scheduled exhibitors include:
Elizabeth Schill, Deloitte
Niel Tashima, LTG Associates
Jon Keesey and ,Annik Ramsey, Smart Revenue
Patricia Sunderland, Practica
Laurie Krieger, Manoff Group
Michael Kronthal, Yahoo!
Colin Busby, Basin Assoc.
Carol Ellick, Joe Watkins, and Emily Ellick-Flettre, Ace Consultants
Suzanne Heurtin-Roberts, NIH
Robert Hahn, CDC
Cathy Prowse, Law Enforcement
Ana Pagan, Merced… Continue reading

Careers Expo at the 2012 AAA meeting

CAREERS EXPO announced for the AAA meeting!

Students, new professionals, and faculty who are mentoring budding anthropologists should stop by and meet with professional anthropologists to explore today’s career options.  Talk with archaeologists, medical anthropologists, cultural anthropologists and others working in government, for-profit firms, and non-profit organizations.  Discuss potential careers in cultural resources management, health and human services, design and promotion, policymaking, and more.

The Careers Expo is sponsored by NAPA and AAA, and runs during the AAA meeting in San Francisco for one day only:  Friday, November16, 11 am to 4 pm in the main… Continue reading

Annals: Latest Issue Available

The latest edition of the NAPA Annals of Anthropological Practice should already have arrived to the mailboxes of NAPA members:
Volume 36, Issue 1
Neuroanthropology and Its Applications
Daniel H. Lende and Greg Downey, Volume Coeditors

See the Publications section for information on how to get your copy.

NAPA website images

We have recently moved the NAPA website to a new host and are working on restoring the images. Please bear with us.

NIH Internships: Sept 30 deadline

Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: National Institutes of Health
Duty Locations: Many vacancies – Multiple Locations
Salary: $22,115.00 to $67,114.00 / Per Year
Series and Grade: GS-0099;0100-01/09
Open Period: Monday, August 20, 2012 to Sunday, September 30, 2012
Position Information: Internships – Multiple Schedules
Who May Be Considered: Student/Internship Program Eligibles

Go to: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/321786800