Consortium of Practicing and Applied Anthropology Programs

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About COPAA

COPAA is nationwide consortium of university departments and programs that provide education in practicing and applied anthropology.

Our mission is to collectively advance the education and training of students, faculty, and practitioners in applied anthropology.

Contact Information

Lisa Henry, Co-Chair
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Anthropology
University of North Texas
1155 Union Circle #310409
Denton, TX  76203
940-565-4160
lisa.henry@unt.edu

Susan Hyatt, Co-Chair
Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
IUPUI
Cavanaugh Hall 413
425 University Blvd.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
317-278-4548
suhyatt@iupui.edu

Toni Copeland, Co-Chair
Assistant Professor
Department of Anthropology and Middle Eastern Cultures
Mississippi State University
207 Cobb Building
PO Box AR
Miss State, MS. 39762
662-325-7523
tc657@msstate.edu

Leadership Group (2013-2014)

Benefits of Departmental Membership

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Obligations of Departmental Membership

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How to Join

New departmental members are considered at the time of the annual COPAA meeting, held at the Society for Applied Anthropology conference. Departments may request membership by contacting the chair of COPAA, or consortium members may independently recommend that other departments be invited to join.

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Annual Meetings

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Distinguished Scholar Series

2008 – Susan Wright

Bylaws

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Historical Archives

Report on COPAA Website

In 2004-2005, Christina Wasson led a research project to inform the design of the COPAA website.  We interviewed members of the three groups COPAA serves – faculty in applied anthropology programs, students, and practitioners – to explore ways that COPAA might be useful to them in accordance with its mission to advance education and training.  Our findings provided insights not just for the website, but for the future direction of COPAA.  You can download the report here.

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Lisa Henry
Co-Chair, COPAA
Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
University of North Texas
1155 Union Circle #310409
Denton, TX 76203
940-565-4160
lisa.henry@unt.edu