American Anthropological Association

Founded: 1902    Admitted to ACLS: 1930
AAA’s mission is to advance anthropology as a discipline of scientific and humanistic research, practice, and teaching that increases our fundamental understanding of humankind, and applies this understanding to addressing the world’s most pressing problems.

CEO Representative and Society Contact

Edward B. Liebow
Executive Director
American Anthropological Association

Delegate

Virginia R. Dominguez
Professor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
term ends 12/31/2024

President

Akhil Gupta
Professor
University of California, Los Angeles
term ends 11/21/2021

Membership:

Individual: 7,400

Meetings:

11/17/2021 - 11/21/2021 Baltimore, MD
11/9/2022 - 11/13/2022 Seattle, WA
11/15/2023 - 11/19/2023 Toronto, Canada
11/20/2024 - 11/24/2024 Tampa, FL
11/19/2025 - 11/23/2025 New Orleans, LA