Lisa J. Hardy has been selected as editor of Practicing Anthropology

Headshot.2018.Hardy.JPGThe SfAA Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Lisa J. Hardy has been selected as editor of Practicing Anthropology. Dr. Hardy is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Northern Arizona University. Her research focuses on community-based participatory research and practice on health equity in the United States. Her current projects range from community member and physician training programs, collaborations with Hopi and Tewa elder coordinators to improve indoor air quality and environmental health, and investigations of policy and health. Dr. Hardy is an applied anthropologist whose work is funded by large and small funding agencies and clients across the United States.

As incoming editor of Practicing Anthropology, Dr. Hardy will be soliciting articles form historically underrepresented authors from around the world. Topics of interest include social movements in current political times, indigenous perspectives on settler colonialism, climate change, and community collaborations. She plans to continue with the trajectory of the journal by soliciting and publishing short pieces on practicing anthropology, and will be adding a section to upcoming issues for creative works such as flash fiction-length reflections, creative field notes, poetry, and visual arts related to the field. Please email submissions to

Dr. Hardy is honored to take on this new position, and is grateful to Drs. Freidenberg and Fiske for their contribution and guidance through the transition to editor.