AAPA is committed to providing a source of professional support and community for our members. In the summer of 2020, we developed a three-part webinar series to help members adjust to the pandemic's impact on our professional lives. We recognize that the impact of COVID-19 has been disproportionately felt across our membership and will be looking into ways to expand this webinar series to address more of those professional needs.

Tips & Tricks for Remote Teaching in Biological Anthropology

  • Monday, June 22, 12-1pm ET
  • Co-organizers: Eduardo Amorim and Marc Kissel
  • Presenters:
    • Anne Stone (Arizona State University),
    • Cara Ocobock (Notre Dame),
    • Kathryn Grow Allen (SUNY-Potsdam),
    • Sang-Hee Lee (UC-Riverside),
    • Kent Johnson (SUNY-Cortland),
    • Marc Kissel (Appalachian State University)
  • A video of this teaching webinar is posted on AAPA's YouTube channel.

Shifting Gears With Your Research Due to COVID-19

  • Monday, July 6, 12-1pm ET
  • Co-organizers: Caity Placek (Ball State University) and Kelly Ontl (Ball State University)
  • Topics & Presenters:
    • Primatology & Endocrinology: Michelle Rodrigues (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign & Marquette University),
    • Bioarchaeology: Delande Justinvil (American University),
    • Paleoanthropology: Charles Musiba (University of Colorado, Denver),
    • Primatology & Human Health: Ari Vreedzaam ( Tulane University, University of Suriname, Caribbean Consortium for Research in Environmental & Occupational Health),
    • Medical Anthropology: James Gibb (University of Toronto) & Luseadra McKerracher ( McMaster University)
  • A video of this research webinar is posted on AAPA's YouTube channel.

Career-Thinking: The Multiverse of What People Can Do With a PhD in Biological Anthropology

Many thanks to the chairs of AAPA's Committee on Student Programs, Committee on Professional Development, Committee on Diversity, and the Biological Anthropology Women's Mentoring Network for their collaboration in developing these three topics, and thank you to AAPA's new Virtual Program Committee for the implementation.

For questions, please email Vice President and Program Chair, Leslea Hlusko.

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