The unexpected pedagogies of working in UX
Design by Anthropologists

The unexpected pedagogies of working in UX

Photo by Headway on Unsplash   In the second half of grad school, as I began to weigh my post-PhD career options, one of the things that strongly appealed to me about an academic career was the prospect of teaching. Through several years of working as a graduate teaching assistant for introductory anthropology courses, I […]

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AAA Presidential Session: Breaking Down Silos in Anthropology

Anthropology, like many other disciplines, is experiencing growing pains as practicing/professional anthropologists become an ever-larger part of the discipline. In this session, we discuss professional struggles tied to a changing

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Welcome To NAPA

The National Association for the Practice of Anthropology is a membership organization for those who apply and practice anthropology in a range of contexts, whether as practitioners, academics, or students. NAPA was founded in 1983 to promote the interests of practicing anthropologists and further the practice of anthropology as a profession.

 

AnthroJobs of the Week

AnthroJobs of the Week, 13 November 2019

Head’s up new grads, the Rand Corporation is hiring a set of Bachelor’s Level Qualitative Research Assistant’s in their Washington D.C., Pittsburgh, PA, Boston, MA and Santa Monica, CA offices. The new assistants will “work on a variety of research areas including health, mental health, education, human resource and workforce management in the military, national security issues, […]

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August 21, 2019

NAPA is pleased to announce the launch of an informative and important monthly blog, Design by Anthropologists. The blog’s purpose is to chronicle current explorations in and developments around the interface of anthropology, design, user experience (UX) and research, usability research, and related endeavors.

The monthly blog, written by anthropologists working in the field, will help capture current and ongoing developments in this coalescing area of practice, thus providing a beneficial archive for future research and reflection. The blog will appear on the NAPA website on the first Tuesday of every month over the next year. Follow the blog to see what this relatively new and quickly growing field is all about, and what career opportunities lie therein for anthropologists. Readers can also sign up for new post notifications on the NAPA home page, below the “AnthroJob of the Week” listings.

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Last year, over 60 professional anthropologists met with more than 500 new and young anthropologists and their mentors during the 5-hour Expo.
https://cascacultureblog.wordpress.com/2019/10/18/the-careers-expo-at-casca-aaa-2019-promoting-professions-in-anthropological-practice/

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