WAPA at AAA 2014
WAPA/NAPA BOOTH AND INSTANT MENTORING
Stop by to see old friends, get updated on NAPA and WAPA events and activities, and pick up information or a T shirt.
- Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 9 am to 4 pm
- Location: In the back section of the Exhibition Hall
Brainstorm career and professional ideas in a 20-minute session with an instant mentor.
- Thurday: 10 am to 4:30 pm. Location: NAPA/WAPA Information Booth
- Saturday: 10 am to 2 pm. Location: NAPA/WAPA Information Booth
WAPA/NAPA CO-SPONSORED WORKSHOPS
Click here for information about WAPA's workshops on Saturday, December 6, co-sponsored with NAPA.
CAREERS EXPO AT AAA 2014
Students, new professionals, and faculty who mentor young
anthropologists - meet with professional anthropologists to explore
career options. Careers Expo sponsored by NAPA and AAA Friday the 5th
at the AAA meeting in the main exhibit hall, 11 am-4 pm.
NETWORKING AND SOCIAL EVENTS
Check back for more information as events are scheduled.
Updated 23 Nov 2014
NAPA Career Profiles
Updated 20 September 2014
In the latest NAPA Career Profile, WAPA member Robert Winthrop compares his earlier career in consulting to his current work at the Bureau of Land Management.
Mary Odell Butler
Mary Odell Butler received her PhD in anthropology from Temple University in 1978 and has spent the last three decades conducting program evaluations through contracting firms for clients in public health. Though she initially struggled to find work outside the academy, Butler has built a strong career supporting programs at agencies that include the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the National Cancer Institute.
John P. Mason
John P. Mason, a former president of the Washington Association of Professional Anthropologists (WAPA), has crossed the many borders that define professional anthropology, including university teaching, an international organization, and NGO and for-profit private sector international development. He has traversed these borders, back and forth between academia and applied international work.
Previous NAPA Profiles
Timothy de Waal Malefyt
Ted (Edward C.) Green (WAPA member)
Jenny Masur (WAPA member)
Jen Cardew Kersey
What Do We Mean By Public Anthropology? by WAPA member Gretchen Schafft
In keeping with the 2013 Annual Meeting theme, "Future Publics, Current Engagements," CoPAPIA explores what is meant by the term “public anthropology.” CoPAPIA, which focuses on practicing, applied, and public anthropology, asked Gretchen Schafft, Public Anthropologist-in-Residence at American University, to comment on the distinctions and relationships among these various forms. Click here
to read the article.
Posted 11 March 2014