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Trends in Academic Programs

AAA Reports 

Graduates 2012 Report: As Anthropology Doctorates Increase in Number and Diversity, So Do Financial and Social Support Needs for Graduates
2014 - AAA Department of Academic Relations

Strong Showing for Women and Minorities as Students and Faculty in 2013 Departmental Survey
2013 - AAA Department of Academic Relations

What is Happening with Anthropology? Recent Trends Regarding Faculty, Enrollment, Degrees Granted and Departments (PowerPoint)
2011 - AAA Department of Academic Programs

The Changing Face of Anthropology (PDF)
Summary (10 pages)
2011 - AAA Committee on Practicing, Applied, and Public Interest Anthropology (CoPAPIA)

Anthropology Faculty Job Market Report
2009 - AAA Academic Relations

Work Climate, Gender, and the Status of Practicing Anthropologists (PDF)
Executive Summary (4 pages)
2009 - AAA Committee on the Status of Women in Anthropology (COSWA) 

We've Come a Long Way, Maybe: Academic Climate Report of the Committee on the Status of Women in Anthropology
2008 - AAA Committee on the Status of Women in Anthropology (COSWA)

What Counts for Tenure (Power Point)
2008 - AAA Academic Relations

Race, Gender and Mentoring in Anthropology Departments (PDF)
2004 

The Growth and Changing Composition in Anthropology 1966-2002 (PDF)
AAA AnthroGuide

Who is teaching and how they are being supported? (PDF)
2001 - AAA Department of Academic Relations

AAA Survey of Departments 
1998 Survey (PDF)
1996 Survey
1989 Survey (PDF)
1979 Survey (PDF)
1978 Survey (PDF)
1977 Survey (PDF)

 

Other Resources

Social Science PhDs Five+ Years Out: Anthropology Report (PDF)
2008 - Center for Innovation and Research in Graduate Education (CIRGE) at the University of Washington, Seattle