MES Distinguished Scholar Award 2022

We are thrilled to announce the recipient of the 2022 MES Distinguished Scholar Award: Dr. Farha Ghannam (Swarthmore College).

We will be talking more about her important research and commitment to teaching and mentorship at our business meeting – please join us!

The business meeting will be held on Zoom on November 4th at 3:00-4:15 pm EST, link is forthcoming or available through our AAA communities platform. Come to hear more from the prize committee and celebrate Prof. Ghannam with us!

AAA Denounces Iran’s Brutal Crackdown On Peaceful Protests

As a scholarly and professional association of anthropologists and on behalf of our 8000 members worldwide, the AAA denounces in the strongest possible terms the Iranian government’s attacks on peaceful protests in Iran and the brutal crackdown on students and educational institutions. The most recent reports indicate that more than 200 protestors have been killed by Iranian authorities.

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