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AAA 2021 Award Recipients

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July 7, 2021

We're proud to announce this year’s award recipients. The honorees will also be featured in the November/December issue of Anthropology News.

Applications for next year will open in 2022.  Learn more about all AAA Prizes and Awards here.  

A woman sits in the center of the image. She has brown eyes, red lips, glasses and brown short curly hair. She is wearing a black designed shirt with a black shirt underneath. The background of the image is blurred white.

AAA Award for Excellence in Undergraduate
Teaching of Anthropology

Dr. Anglea Jenks

A woman sits in the center of the image. She has blue eyes, brown short hair, and glasses. She is similing. She has silver earrings, a blue buttoned up shirt and a green and black vest. Behind her sits a blue bench. Green leaves are blurred into the background behind the bench.


Anthropology in Media Award (AIME)

Dr. Tanya Luhrmann

To the left, A woman with blonde hair and green eyes sits in the center of the image smiling. She is wearing silver earrings and a gray shirt. She has her hair tucked behind her left ear. Blurred green foliage surrounds the background of the image. To the right, A man, with a white beard, with blue eyes, and glasses sits in the center of the image. He is wearing a white button up shirt and a black sweater. Behind him to the left sits a tree showing its bark. A short fence runs behind the man. To the right of the image green foliage surrounds the background.

Conrad M. Arensberg award  

Alyssa Crittenden and William Dressler

A woman sits in the center of the image. She has short blonde hair, glasses and is smiling with her teeth showing. She is wearing a white shirt with pink and yellow flowers. A white wall sits behind her. To the right, A woman sits to the left of the image. She has blue eyes and is wearing a brown hat and a blue shirt. Yellow flowers cover the front of the image. A brown wooden ceiling covers the background of the image.

David M. Schneider Award

Lucía Stavig and Kelly Zepelin

A man sits in the center of the image. The man is white, with gray and black hair, glasses, and brown eyes. He is holding a microphone and his teeth are grinding together. He is wearing a blue button down shirt with a blue shirt over it. A laptop sits in the bottom left of the image. A blue background surrounds the back of the image.

Franz Boas Award for Exemplary Service to Anthropology

A black woman stands in the center of the image infront of a podium with a green folder. She is wearing an orange and yellow sweater with a black shit and a necklace. Behind her sits an american flag and a blue curtain.

Gender Equity Award

Dr. A. Lynn Bolles

An asian woman with black hair and brown eyes sits in the center of the image. She is wearing white hooped pearl earrings, a white blazer and a black shirt. She is standing infront of a brick wall.

 Dissertation Fellowship for Historically
Underrepresented Persons in Anthropology

Megan Baker

 

A black man sits in the center of the image. He has brown eyes, a black beard and he is similing without his teeth showing. He has black hair and his right ear is showing. He is wearing a blue button up shirt and a blue sweater. Behind him sits blurred grass, trees, bushes, and sky.



The Robert B. Textor and Family Prize for Excellence
in Anticipatory Anthropology 

Dr. Laurence Ralph

A man sits to the left of the image. He has black hair, a white beard, and brown eyes. He is wearing a black suit with a white button up shirt and a black striped tie. Behind him sits a brown wall.

Solon T. Kimball Award for Public and Applied Anthropology

Dr. Carlos Vélez -Ibáñez 

To the left, Carrie-A white woman with brown/red hair sits in the center of the image. She has glasses on and is smiling. She is wearing a white shirt and patagonia fleece vest. She is wearing a silver chain necklace. Behind her sits a field of tall brown grass.  Ruth-A white women with blue eyes and blonde short hair sits in the center of the image. She is wearing a purple shirt and a silver necklace with silver earrings. Behind her left sholder sits a man with white hair having a conversation with a woman wearing all black to the right of the image.

 

A black woman with gray curly short hair and brown eyes sits in the center of the image. She is smiling with her lips closed. She is wearing a green shirt and a large silver ring. Behind her is a white blurred out wall and a blurred picture hangs to the left of her shoulder.

AAA Engaged Anthropology Award

Ruth M. Van Dyke, Carrie C. Heitman, and Irma McClaurin

 

 

SfAA/AAA Margaret Mead Award

Amber R. Reed

Executive Director's Award

Dr. Peter Kunstadter

 



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