American Anthropological Association

Founded: 1902    Admitted to ACLS: 1930
The purpose of the Association shall be to advance anthropology as the science that studies humankind in all its aspects, through archaeological, biological, ethnological, and linguistic research; and to further the professional interests of American anthropologists, including the dissemination of anthropoligical knowledge and its use to solve human problems.

CEO Representative and Society Contact

Edward B. Liebow
Executive Director
American Anthropological Association


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


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


Individual: 7,400


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