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Applied Anthropology Resources

Merry Bruns
Director, CASC

The National Association for the Practice of Anthropology states that "...practicing anthropologists are individuals who apply their specialized knowledge to problem solving. They work in a variety of settings including local, state and federal governments, business and industrial firms, social service, health, and economic development organizations, consulting firms, and colleges and universities."

For those of you interested in moving outside a strictly academic setting, Applied Anthropology might be a good choice. Please check the resources I've listed here to get you started.

National Association for the Practice of Anthropology

Society for Applied Anthropology

ANTHAP-The Applied Anthropology Computer Network

SfAA Students site

"Anthropologists at Work: Careers Making a Difference"
Video produced by the National Association for the Practise of Anthropology (NAPA).
Provides a beautifully produced look at the types of work anthropologists do in an applied setting. Available through the AAA.

"Anthropologists at Work" FAQ
Questions and answers about the field of Applied Anthropology, produced in conjunction with the NAPA video.
An excellent starting point for learning more about this exciting field.

Graduate Programs in Applied Anthropology
Departmental listings.

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