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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

“Collaborative Anthropologies” seeks editor

Collaborative Anthropologies, a journal published annually by the University of Nebraska Press meant to engage the growing and ever-widening discussion of collaborative research and practice in anthropology and in closely related fields, is seeking a new editor or editors.

WHO: Individuals or teams with interest and involvement in developing collaborative forms of research may apply.

WHAT: The new editor or editors will have the opportunity to select associate editors for the new editorship and facilitate the growth of an exciting and developing area of anthropological work.

WHEN: The new editor or editors will take over editorship for volume 7 (2014)… Continue reading

2013-2014 International Fellowships for U.S. Scholars and Professionals

Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Program (IARO)

Short Term Travel Grants Program (STG) 

 

IREX is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2013-2014 Individual Advanced Research Opportunities Program and Short Term Travel Grants Program. These innovative and flexible programs offerU.S.scholars and professionals the opportunity to conduct policy-relevant research in Eastern Europe andEurasia. Researchers are able to increase their understanding of current regional issues, develop and sustain international networks, and directly contribute to the formation of U.S.public policy by conducting research on topics vital to the academic and policymaking communities. Fellowships provide international airfare, a living/housing… Continue reading

Special AAA Election

For those of you who are members of AAA, you have an opportunity to vote for a well-known applied anthropologist, Mary Odell Butler, for a position on the AAA Executive Board. This election ends September 6!

Many of you know Mary as the current Past-President of NAPA; she will cycle off this position at the November 2012 AAA meeting. She has also served in many NAPA and AAA positions in the past.

This AAA Executive Board position is one of two created a few years ago for representatives of AAA sections… the idea is to give sections a bigger voice… Continue reading

Vacancy announcement, National Park Service

Vacancy announcement: supervisory anthropologist position in Cultural Resources in Washington, D.C. This position is the lead position, or the “Chief” of the newly
formed Tribal Relations and American Culture Division.

Job Title: Supervisory Anthropologist, GS-0190-14/15 (HRF 12-226)
Department: Department Of The Interior
Agency: National Park Service
Job Announcement Number: 12-226 (SR724077)
SALARY RANGE: $105,211.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Friday, August 10, 2012 to Monday, September 10, 2012

Information: http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/323778100