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Associate Membership

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Associate Membership

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 persons whose interest is strictly avocational and who do not derive income from any anthropologically related activities.

This category is not open to anyone with full-time appointments in departments of anthropology. Subject to annual verification*. 


Perks of AAA Membership

Annual Meeting


Support the AAA Mission & the Field of Anthropology

Connect with Friends & Colleagues


More Reasons to Join

Publications & Publishing

Professional Development



 Exclusive Member Discounts & Deals

Membership dues for the associate membership category is a flat fee

Section Membership Requirement
All members are required to join at least one (1) section. Additional sections and interest groups may be added based on your interest.

*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: to verify eligibility.

Restrictions of Membership Category
Associate members are not eligible to vote. 







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