AJPA coverThe American Journal of Physical Anthropology is the official journal of the AAPA. Started as a quarterly in 1918 by the AAPA's founding organizer, Ales Hrdlicka, the AJPA is currently published monthly by John Wiley & Sons. It prints over 100 original scientific papers each year, as well as the abstracts and proceedings from the AAPA's annual meetings and other official AAPA documents and notices.  To submit a manuscript online, authors can visit the Wiley site: AJPA Online Manuscript Submissions.

AJPA is celebrating its 100 anniversary in 2018. A complete table of contents of articles published from its inception in 1918 to the present is available here.

The Yearbook of Physical Anthropology is an annual journal of review articles that summarize and evaluate recent literature in topics of current interest to biological anthropologists.

AAPA members can access the American Journal of Physical Anthropology and the Yearbook of Physical Anthropology here.


Past Editors of the AJPA


Ales Hrdlicka (1918-1942)

T. Dale Stewart (1943-1949)

William W. Howells (1949-1954)

Sherwood L. Washburn (1955-1957)

William S. Laughlin (1958-1963)

Frederick S. Hulse (1964-1969)

William S. Pollitzer (1970-1977)

Francis E. Johnston (1977-1983)

William A. Stini (1983-1989)

Matt Cartmill (1989-1995)

Emoke J.E. Szathmary (1995-2001)

Clark Spencer Larsen (2001-2007)

Christopher B. Ruff (2007-2013)

Peter Ellison (2013-present)

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