SfAA 2018 Election Results

The Society for Applied Anthropology is pleased to announce the following results for the 2018 election:

President Elect

Sherylyn Briller
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN

Board of Directors Slate A

Robyn Eversole
Centre for Social Impact Swinburne
Victoria, Australia

Board of Directors Slate B

A. J. Faas
San Jose State University
San Jose, CA

Student Board Member

Hannah Quinn
University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Nominations and Elections Committee

Elizabeth Marino
Oregon State Univ., Cascades
Bend, OR

New members of the Board and Nominations & Elections Committee will take office on April 7, 2018. To learn more about each newly elected official, click on their name for biographical information.


SfAA 2018 Annual Meeting

The preliminary program for the 2018 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia is now available online. Please review and verify your information is correct. We will be updating the information as we move toward the meeting, so please check back often for revised versions.  



Welcome to SfAA.Net!

The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) was founded in 1941 to promote the investigation of the principles of human behavior and the application of these principles to contemporary issues and problems.  The Society is unique among professional associations in membership and purpose, representing the interests of professionals in a wide range of settings - academia, business, law, health and medicine, government, etc. The unifying factor is a commitment to making an impact on the quality of life in the world.

The Society for Applied Anthropology hosts an annual meeting each year for its membership. The 78th annual meeting will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from April 3-7, 2018. The theme for this meeting will be Sustainable Futures. Go to Annual Meeting for more information. 

The Society for Applied Anthropology proudly sponsors prestigious awards including the Malinowski Award, the Peter K. New Award, and the Sol Tax Award. Additionally, the SfAA co-sponsors the Margaret Mead Award with the American Anthropological Association.