Sections & Interest Groups

Section List & Links to Websites

Membership to AAA must include membership to at least one of the 40 sections representing various disciplines, interests and affinities within the anthropological community. View a list of section journals and dues and section listservs. Contact section leaders.

A&E - Anthropology and Environment Society
ABA - Association of Black Anthropologists
AD - Archaeology Division
AES - American Ethnological Society
AFA - Association for Feminist Anthropology
AfAA - Association for Africanist Anthropology
AIA - Association of Indigenous Anthropologists
ALLA - Association of Latina and Latino Anthropologists
APLA - Association for Political and Legal Anthropology
AQA - Association for Queer Anthropology (formerly Society of Lesbian and Gay Anthropologists)
ASA - Association of Senior Anthropologists
ASAP - Association for the Anthropology of Policy (formerly the Interest Group for the Anthropology of Public Policy)
BAS - Biological Anthropology Section
C&A - Culture and Agriculture
CAE - Council on Anthropology and Education
CMA - Council for Museum Anthropology
CSAS - Central States Anthropological Society
EAS - Evolutionary Anthropology Society
GAD - General Anthropology Division 
      bullet Committees of the General Anthropology Division
MES - Middle East Section
NAPA - National Association for the Practice of Anthropology
NASA - National Association of Student Anthropologists
SAC - Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness
SACC - Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges
SAE - Society for the Anthropology of Europe
SAFN - Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition
SANA - Society for the Anthropology of North America
SAR - Society for the Anthropology of Religion
SAS - Society for Anthropological Sciences
SAW - Society for the Anthropology of Work
SCA - Society for Cultural Anthropology
SEA - Society for Economic Anthropology
SEAA - Society for East Asian Anthropology
SHA - Society for Humanistic Anthropology
SLACA - Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology
SLA - Society for Linguistic Anthropology
SMA - Society for Medical Anthropology 
      bullet Interest Groups of the Society of Medical Anthropology
SPA - Society for Psychological Anthropology
SUNTA - Society for Urban, National and Transnational/Global Anthropology
SVA - Society for Visual Anthropology

Section Information
Section Information
Section journals and dues information
Section Assembly
The Section Assembly is a governance body whose members consist of the leaders of AAA's 38 Sections. Contact Section Leaders
Prizes and Awards
Section Prizes and Awards
Annual Reports
Section Annual Reports
Section Periodicals
Section Publications

Annual Meeting Section Program Editors
Current Members
Section Listservs
Some sections have listservs for their members. To sign up or read more about them, visit the listserv page.