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Elections 2016? What about 2015?
AAA & Section elections are now open!
AAA members, visit www.aaanet.org to login and cast your ballot. ‪#‎AAAVotes‬
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"When a PI Plagiarizes," now on the AAA Ethics Blog. http://ow.ly/OWxMG
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AAA joins same-sex partners across the country in celebrating the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of marriage equality. http://ow.ly/OQrq4
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Listen to AAA Past President Leith Mullings discuss "What is Race and Will it Ever Be Irrelevant?" on WDET's Detroit Today. http://ow.ly/OHFAp
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AAA joins more than 250 organizations as well as leaders of American business, industry, higher education, science, and engineering in signing the American Innovation Imperative, an urgent call to action for stronger federal policies and investment to drive domestic research and development. https://www.amacad.org/pdfs/InnovationAmericanImperativeCalltoAction.pdf
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Check out the latest post on the AAA blog from members Susan D. Blum, Netta Avineri, and Eric J. Johnson in response to, "Five ignored factors affect outcomes for poor children," published in the Washington Post. http://ow.ly/OCVxK
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Populated with the spoils of wars and massacres, museums were "a mirror of society as a whole,” says Alex Barker, a museum director at the University of Missouri. Read more in this Indian Country Today article quoting AAA member and future president, Alex Barker. http://ow.ly/P6nE5
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Read "The Dangers of Kennewick Man's DNA" by AAA member Chip Colwell. Now on the Huffington Post blog. http://ow.ly/P3rGj
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Congratulations to Dr. Deborah Thomas on her selection to serve as editor-in-chief of AAA's flagship journal, American Anthropologist beginning July 1, 2016. The AAA Executive Board was moved to make this appointment early to help implement the great ideas that Dr. Thomas has for the journal. http://ow.ly/OX5EL
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Congratulations to AAA member Irma McClaurin! Her column earned Insight News the 1st Place, Column Writing Award at the National Newspaper Publishers Association Convention. http://ow.ly/ONuMi
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Hugh Gusterson, AAA member, was interviewed by Science Magazine about the significance of Jill Hruby being named director of the Sandia National Laboratories. http://ow.ly/OKct2
Jill Hruby named to lead Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico
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"The Problem With Transgender Generality," by AAA member Eric Plemons was just published in the Huffington Post blog. Read the article and share your thoughts about Caitlyn Jenner's story and how it fits into the larger story of what it means to be transgender in the U.S. today. http://ow.ly/OGie1 
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AAA is the world's largest organization of individuals interested in anthropology.
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Founded in 1902, the American Anthropological Association (AAA) is the world's largest organization of individuals interested in anthropology.

The purposes of the Association shall be to advance anthropology as the science that studies humankind in all its aspects through archaeological, biological, ethnological, and linguistic research; and to further the professional interests of American anthropologists, including the dissemination of anthropological knowledge and its use to solve human problems.