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Salt Lake City, UT - The Revolutionary Potential of the Social SciencesSfAA2022Program-1.jpg

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82nd  Annual Meeting
Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel
March 22-26, 2022

Program Chair: Jim McDonald


2021 Norfolk logo.png2021 Virtual Meeting - Linking Social, Cultural, and Physical Ecologies

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the annual meeting was changed to all virtual.

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SfAA2020Cover.jpgAlbuquerque, NM - Cultural Citizenship and Diversity in Complex Societies

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and cancellation of the 2020 Annual Meeting some participants have chosen to publish their papers with us online. Click on the link below to view submissions.

2020 Virtual Meeting

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Portland, OR - Engaging in Turbulent TimesAnnual Meeting 2019 Program - Portland

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79th Annual Meeting
Hilton Portland Downtown
March 19-23, 2019

Program Chair: Michael Paolisso


Philadelphia, PA - Sustainable FuturesAnnual Meeting 2018 Program - Philadelphia

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78th Annual Meeting
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
April 3-7, 2018

Program Chair: Carla Guerron Montero


Santa Fe, NM - Trails, Traditions, & New DirectionsAnnual Meeting 2017 Program - Santa Fe

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77th Annual Meeting
La Fonda on the Plaza Hotel
March 28-April 1, 2014
Program Chair: Nancy Owen Lewis


Vancouver, BC - IntersectionsAnnual Meeting 2016 Program - Vancouver

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76th Annual Meeting
The Westin Bayshore
March 29 - April 2, 2016
Program Chairs: Kerry Feldman, Terre Satterfield, and Steve Langdon


Pittsburgh, PA - Continuity and ChangeAnnual Meeting 2015 Program - Pittsburgh

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75th Annual Meeting
Omni William Penn Hotel
March 24-28, 2015
Program Chair: Orit Tamir


Albuquerque, NM - DestinationsAnnual Meeting 2014 Program - Albuquerque

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74th Annual Meeting
Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town
March 18-22, 2014
Program Chair: Erve Chambers


Denver, CO - Annual Meeting 2013 Program - DenverNatural Resource Distribution and Development in the 21st Century

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73rd Annual Meeting
Denver Marriott City Center Hotel
March 19-23, 2013
Program Chairs: Namino Glantz and Margaret LeCompte


Baltimore, MD - Annual Meeting 2012 Program - BaltimoreBays, Boundries, and Borders

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72nd Annual Meeting
Sheraton Baltimore City Center Hotel
March 27-31, 2012
Program Chair: William Roberts


Seattle, WA - Annual Meeting 2011 Program - SeattleExpanding the Infulence of Applied Social Science

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71st Annual Meeting
Grand Hyatt Seattle
March 29-April 2, 2011
Program Chair: Darby Stapp


Mérida, MX -Annual Meeting 2010 Program - Mérida Vulnerabilities and Exclusion in Globalization

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70th Annual Meeting
Hyatt Regency Mérida
March 24-27, 2010
Program Chairs: Liliana Goldin and Francisco Fernandez-Repetto


Santa Fe, NM - Annual Meeting 2009 Program - Santa FeGlobal Challenge, Local Action: Ethical Engagement, Partnerships, and Practice

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69th Annual Meeting
Santa Fe Convention Center
March 17-21, 2009
Program Chair - Jeanne Simonelli


Memphis, TN - Annual Meeting 2008 Program - MemphisThe Public Sphere and Engaged Scholarship: Opportunities and Challenges for Applied Anthropology

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68th Annual Meeting
Memphis Marriott
March 25-29, 2008
Program Chair: Satish Kedia


Tampa, FL - Annual Meeting 2007 Program - TampaGlobal Insecutities, Global Solutions, and Applied Anthropology in the 21st Century

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67th Annual Meeting
Hyatt Regency Tampa
March 28-31, 2007
Program Chairs: Nancy Romero-Daza and David Himmelgreen


Vancouver, BC - Annual Meeting 2006 Program - VancouverWorld on the Edge

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66th Annual Meeting
Hyatt Regency Hotel
March 28 - April 2, 2006
Program Chairs: Orit Tamir and Bruce G. Miller


Santa Fe, NM - Annual Meeting 2005 Program - Santa FeHeritage, Environment, and Tourism

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65th Annual Meeting
La Fonda Hotel
April 5-10, 2005
Program Chair: Erve Chambers


Dallas, TX - Annual Meeting 2004 Program - DallasSocial Science and Advocacy

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64th Annual Meeting
Fairmont Hotel 
March 31 - April 4, 2004
Program Chair: Ann Jordan


Portland, OR - Annual Meeting 2003 Program - PortlandBuilding Bridges: Collaborating Beyond Borders

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63rd Annual Meeting
Marriott Portland Downtown
March 19-23, 2003
Program Chair: Sunil Khanna


Atlanta, GA - Annual Meeting 2002 Program - AtlantaEnvironment and Health in the New Millenium

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62nd Annual Meeting
Sheraton Colony Square Hotel
March 6-12, 2002
Program Chair: Benjamin G. Blount


Mérida, MX - Annual Meeting 2001 Program - MéridaConflict and Accord in the Postglobal Age

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61st Annual Meeting
Fiesta Americana Hotel
March 28 - April 1. 2001
Program Chair: Mark Grey


San Francisco, CA - Annual Meeting 2000 Program - San FranciscoGlobal and Local Histories: Applied Anthropology Across the Centuries

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60th Annual Meeting
Cathedral Hill Hotel
March 21-26, 2000
Program Chair: Laurie Price


Tucson, AZ - Annual Meeting 1999 Program - TucsonConstructing Common Ground: Human and Environmental Imperatives

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59th Annual Meeting 
Inn Suites Hotel
April 21-25, 1999
Program Chair: Willie Baber


Year Location Program Chair Year Location Program Chair
1998  San Juan, Puerto Rico  Rebecca Joseph 1969  Mexico City, Mexico  Lambros Comitas & B. Fernando Camara
1997  Seattle, WA  Ed Liebow 1968  Washington, DC  Clifford R. Barnett
1996  Baltimore, MD  Tim Finan 1967  Berkeley, CA  Conrad Reining
1995  Albuquerque, NM  Deward Walker 1966  Milwaukee, WI  Edward Wellin
1994  Cancun, Mexico  Allan Burns 1965  Lexington, KY  John Adair & Marion Pearsall
1993  San Antonio, TX John Donahue & Maria Luisa Urdaneta 1964  San Juan, Puerto Rico  Vera Rubin
1992  Memphis, TN  Linda Bennett 1963  Albany, NY  Thomas McCorkle
1991  Charleston, SC  Jacquetta Hill 1962  Kansas City, MO  Charlton R. Price
1990  York, U.K.  Marilyn Poland 1961  Swampscott, MA  F.L.W. Richardson
1989  Santa Fe, NM  Don Stull 1960  Pittsburgh, PA  Richard N. Adams
1988  Tampa, FL  Gil Kushner & Linda Whiteford 1959  Madison, WI  John Gillin
1987  Oaxaca, Mexico  Dimitri Shimkin 1958  Syracuse, NY  John W. Bennett
1986  Reno, NV  John Young 1957  East Lansing, MI  David G. Moore
1985  Washington, DC  Gretchen Schafft 1956  Boston, MA  Albert Rubenstein
1984  Toronto, Canada  Rich Stoffle 1955  Bloomington, IL  John Useem
1983  San Diego, CA  Dan Whitney 1954  New York, NY  
1982  Lexington,KY  Robert Wulff 1953  Chicago, IL  
1981  Edinburgh, Scotland  Joseph Kaufert 1952  Haverford, PA  Robert K. Lamb
1980  Denver, CO  Dorothea J. Theodoratus & Margaret A. Gibson 1951  Montreal, Canada  
1979  Philadelphia, PA  Jasperr Ingersoll 1950  Poughkeepsie, NY  
1978  Merida, Mexico  Nancy Modiano & Gonzalo Aguirre Beltran 1949  Philadelphia, PA  
1977  San Diego, CA  Dorothea J. Theodoratus 1948  New Haven, CT  
1976  St. Louis, MO   1947  New York, NY  
1975 Amsterdam,     Netherlands  Vera Green & Henri Claessen 1946  Cambridge, MA  
1974  Boston, MA  George Psathas 1945  Washington, DC  
1973  Tucson, AZ  Theodore E. Downing 1944  Washington, DC  
1972  Montreal, Canada  Nancie Gonzalez 1943  Washington, DC  
1971  Miami, FL  H.W. Hutchinson 1942  Cambridge, MA  
1970  Boulder, CO  Delmos Jones 1941  Cambridge, MA  


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