Careers in 21st Century Applied Anthropology: Perspectives from Academics and Practitioners
DescriptionThe NAPA Bulletin series is dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods. NAPA Bulletins are peer reviewed, and are distributed free of charge as a benefit of NAPA membership. The NAPA Bulletin seeks to:
- facilitate the sharing of information among practitioners, academics, and students
- be a useful document for practitioners
- contribute to the professional development of anthropologists seeking practitioner positions
- support the general interests of practitioners both within and outside the academy
1. Introduction: Preparing Anthropologists for the 21st Century (Carla Guerrón-Montero).
2. Recent Changes and Trends in the Practice of Applied Anthropology (Satish Kedia).
Part II: Graduate School in Applied Anthropology.
3. Mastering the Art of the M.A. Program and Beyond (Terry Redding).
4. Small Fish in a Big Pond: An Applied Anthropologist in Natural Resource Management (Jennifer Gilden).
Part III: Advice from the Academy.
5. Practicing Anthropology from within the Academy: Combining Careers (Philip D. Young).
6. Moving Past Public Anthropology and Doing Collaborative Research (Luke Eric Lassiter).
7. Collaboration, Cooperation, and Working Together: Anthropologists Creating a Space for Research and Academic Partnerships (Geraldine Moreno-Black and Pissamai Homchampa).
8. Learning Applied Anthropology in Field Schools: Lessons from Bosnia and Romania (Peter W. Van Arsdale).
Part IV: Advice from Practicing Anthropologists.
9. Working for the Federal Government: Anthropology Careers (Shirley J. Fiske).
10. Applied Anthropology and Executive Leadership (Barbara Pillsbury.)
11. Creating Your Own Consulting Business (Carla N. Littlefield and Emilia González-Clements).
12. Using Anthropology Overseas (Riall W. Nolan).
13. Becoming an International Consultant (Gisele Maynard-Tucker).
Part V: Further Resources.
14. Further Resources for Careers in Applied Anthropology (Scarlett Shaffer).
15. Biosketches of Authors.
- Facilitates the sharing of information among practitioners, academics, and students
- Useful document for practitioners
- Contributes to the professional development of anthropologists seeking practitioner positions
- Supports the general interests of practitioners both within and outside the academy