Graduate Students

The Council on Anthropology and Education is committed to providing graduate students with opportunities to become involved in the section. All students are invited to contact us to find out more information. The current student co-representatives in CAE are Lauren Zentz from the University of Arizona (, and Erin Nolan (, from Arizona State University

Involvement with Standing Committees

A great way for students to become involved is through the Standing Committees, which provide an avenue for networking and collaboration among colleagues who share similar interests. If you are interested in finding out more about the work of CAE and its committees, please review the topics of the Standing Committees section, and contact one of its chairs and/or the CAE president, who will be happy to help identify ways for you to become involved.

Are you attending the AAA 2011 meeting? Make sure you include the following CAE sessions in your schedule:

Technology and Interviewing Techniques in Linguistic and Educational Anthropology

Experienced researchers in Anthropology of Education and Linguistic Anthropology share their fieldwork experiences, in light of rapidly changing technological tools and resources available for research and interviewing techniques. Students are invited to bring their questions and concerns about fieldwork to the table in a casual and constructive atmosphere.

Thursday, November 17, 2011   |   12:15-13:30
Montreal Convention Center 510A.

Graduate Student Workshops: How to Publish in Anthropology & Education Quarterly | Early Career Networking
Scholars come together in this combined event to discuss their experiences in professional networking and the publishing process. This first part of the session will cover such topics as the submission and review process, what editors look for, revisions often requested, and what to do if a paper gets rejected. The second half will focus on scholars’ experiences with professional networking as they have moved through the ropes from PhD student to professorship.

Saturday, November 19, 2011     |     12:15 – 13:30 hrs
Montreal Convention Center 510A

CAE Graduate Student Social Hour
Come meet your CAE peers from afar as we all gather at Brutopia! This social event is open to all CAE graduate students and provides an opportunity to simply network among your peers in an open and casual environment.

Thursday, November 17   |   18:00-19:30 hrs
At Brutopia, 1219 Crescent,  between Ste. Catherine and Rene Levesque