2021 OpEd Project Project Finalists Selected - Connect with AAA
Skip to content
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Instagram
YouTube
Search
Login Communities Publications Calendar About AAA Contact Join Donate Shop Jobs
Connect with AAA
Connect with AAA

In This Section

2021 OpEd Project Project Finalists Selected

From Our Sponsors
Ad for Schoool for Advanced Research­­ 2022-23 fellowship. Apply at sarsf.info/apply

In This Section

September 8, 2021

The OpEd Project's mission is to increase the range of voices and the quality of ideas we hear in the world. Their “Write to Change the World” workshops are based on time-tested models of transformational learning. Participants will explore the source of credibility, the patterns and elements of persuasion, the difference between being “right” and being effective, and how to think bigger about what they know to have a greater impact in the world.

The AAA finalists selected include members with a diverse background, a representation of the four subfields, and geographically located across a broad spectrum of the U.S. The finalists’ expertise also covers a range of topical issues, including international politics, migration, global health, environmental justice, health disparities, social injustice, and gender and racial inequities. Members selected for the 2021 AAA-sponsored attendance are:

Chip Colwell, Paul Stoller, Maria Vesperi, Robin Valenzuela, Sindre Bangstad, and Caitlin Zaloom have agreed to share the wisdom accrued through their own public writing experiences by serving as mentors to this year's cohort of participants. 

The overarching idea is to publish our anthropological scholarship and expertise so that our leaders and the public get the information and ideas they need to make the best decisions. OpEds aren’t the only answer, but they’re a great start to an increased public awareness of the important contributions made by our field.

Keep an eye out for their OpEds in your favorite publications!  



You Might Also Like