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NEW ENDOWMENT

Patty Jo Watson Endowment Fund 

The Patty Jo Watson Fund is a permanent endowment within the American Anthropological Association. This prize honors our esteemed colleague Dr. Patty Jo Watson. Dr. Watson is an internationally recognized scholar of archaeological theory and practice, a valued mentor to several generations of archaeologists, and a long-standing member of the AAA and the National Academy of Sciences. Income from the endowment will fund the speaker honorarium and travel expenses for the Patty Jo Watson Distinguished Lecture held annually at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings.

Please help our campaign to fund the Patty Jo Watson Endowment Fund by becoming a Founding Donor!

To make a payment, please use this link for secure on-line credit card payment or go to http://tinyurl.com/PattyJoWatson to donate.

You can also mail payment directly to the American Anthropological Association. Please make checks payable to the AAA, with a note in the memo line indicating the amount is to be directed to the “Patty Jo Watson Endowment Fund” and mail your check to:

 

American Anthropological Association

Attn: Accounting (Donation)
2300 Clarendon Blvd, Suite 1301
Arlington , VA , USA 22201-3357

 

The AAA is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, and your gift may be tax deductible according to law. Please consult your personal tax advisor for appropriate deductibility.

 

Donations of any amount are welcome!

Donor recognition categories are as follows: Platinum ($1000+) Gold ($500-$999) Silver ($250-$499) and Bronze ($100-$249). Those donors contributing at recognition level who wish to be publicly acknowledged will have their names displayed by recognition level here on the AD website.

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Gordon R. Willey Endowment Fund

Willey_Gordon_R_200 (1)The Gordon R. Willey Endowment Fund is a permanent endowment within the American Anthropological Association. This prize honors the memory of Gordon Randolph Willey (1913-2002), Charles P. Bowditch Professor of Central American and Mexican Archaeology at Harvard University and one of the few archaeologists to have served as AAA President (1961). Income from the endowment will fund the $1000 Gordon R. Willey Prize, annually presented by the Archaeology Division to the author of an exceptional archaeological paper published in the American Anthropologist.

Thanks to the generosity of the AD Membership, the Gordon R. Willey Endowment has been funded. We acknowledge our leading donors here with their permission. Thank you to everyone who helped to support the funding of the Endowment.

Founders are those who donated in the inaugural year of the funding campaign (2005-6) and Supporters are those who donated after 2006.

Founders of the Gordon R. Willey Endowment

Pillars ($1000+) and Golden Founders ($500-$999)

Wendy Ashmore
Timothy Earle
Susan D. Gillespie
Joyce Marcus
David Hurst Thomas
Rosemary A. Joyce
H. B. Nicholson
Katherine Spielmann

Silver Founders ($250-$499)

Minette Church
Suzanne K. Fish 
David C. Grove
Paul Healy
Teresita Majewski
Patricia McAnany
Barbara J. Mills
Tom Rocek
Jeremy Sabloff
Robert Sharer
Anonymous (2)

Bronze Founders ($100-$249)

E. Wyllys Andrews, V
Ronald Alan Covey
Janet E. Levy
Anonymous (1)

Other Founders

Marilyn Beaudry-Corbett
Anonymous (1)

Supporters of the Gordon R. Willey Endowment

Pillars($1000+)

David G. Anderson
Wendy Ashmore
Anonymous (1)

Golden Supporters ($500-$999)

Janet E. Levy
Ben Nelson

Silver Supporter ($250-$499)

Cathy Costin

Bronze Supporters($100-$249)

Elizabeth M. Brumfiel
William Fash
Susan Gillespie
Jeremy Sabloff
Patty Jo Watson

Special Donation 
Jeremy A. Sabloff and William L. Fash donated the royalties of their edited volume Gordon R. Willey and American Archaeology (2007 University of Oklahoma Press)