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This category of membership is open to those who are interested in the field of anthropology and do not have a desire to have voting privileges in the association.
Available to an individual who is not employed as an anthropologist in an academic institution of higher education and/or not employed (or self employed) as a practicing anthropologist in any of anthropology's recognized sub-fields.
This category is not open to anyone with full-time appointments in departments of anthropology. Subject to annual verification*.
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Membership dues for the associate membership category is a flat fee
*Associate Status Eligibility:
Candidates for the associate member category are required to provide proof that they do not provide income from the practice of anthropology and their interest is purely avocational. A letter on company letterhead is required and must be sent via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org to verify eligibility.
Restrictions of Membership Category
Associate members are not eligible to vote.