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AAA Welcomes Alex Barker as New President-Elect/Vice President
AAA is pleased to announce that Dr. Alex Barker has been selected to serve as president-elect/vice president. Barker will begin his term at AAA’s annual meeting in November. AAA will also welcome newly elected secretary, Dr. Susana Narotzky, to the Executive Board at the annual meeting.
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AAA Applauds Decision to End Controversial HTS Program
The U.S. Army finally announced that the program known as the Human Terrain Systems (HTS), which sought to embed social scientists in combat units to help with military planning decisions, has been put to rest. AAA applauds the decision to end this program, and sincerely hopes that future collaborations with social scientists will adhere to well established principles of ethics and sound research design.
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AAA Welcomes 2015 Summer Interns
AAA welcomed summer interns Emily Haver (Univ. of Colorado) and Katelyn Schoenike (The College of Wooster) to D.C. this week. Emily and Katie will be working at the Naval History and Heritage Command and the National Museum of African Art respectively.
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Charleston: Continuing the Conversation
In the weeks following the mass shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston, South Carolina AAA promises to continue the conversation and work to end racial intolerance through its directives, committees and, most importantly, its members.
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Housing is now open for the 114th AAA Annual Meeting in Denver!
Visit the Annual Meeting Housing Page to reserve your discounted hotel rooms.
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AAA Celebrates Supreme Court Decision for Marriage Equality
AAA joins same-sex partners across the country in celebrating the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of marriage equality in the landmark case of Obergefell v. Hodges, a consolidation of four marriage equality cases from Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and Michigan.
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