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Mentoring Crash Course: Research, Publication, Methods, and Professionalism (SPA and SMA)

The Society for Psychological Anthropology (SPA) and the Society for Medical Anthropology (SMA) seek to provide student mentoring through a 90-minute crash course in research, publications, methods, and professionalization. Participants will get the chance to engage in two 30-minute discussions between mentors (SPA and/or SMA members with an academic appointment; e.g. post-doctoral scholar, professorship, etc.) ... Read More
 

The SPA Board and Nomination Committee have selected our Lifetime Achievement Awardees.

Dr. Thomas Weisner (UCLA) is the recipient of the Society for
Psychological Anthropology’s Lifetime Achievement Award for 2018

Dr. Bradd Shore (Emory) is the recipient of the Society for
Psychological Anthropology’s Lifetime Achievement Award for 2019.

We will recognize and celebrate these Lifetime Achievement Awards at the
Biennial Meetings of the Society for Psychological Anthropology April
4-7, 2019 at the Tamaya Resort, Santa Ana Pueblo in New Mexico. More
information about our meeting and a call for papers will be coming in
June! Please visit our website for more information at
(http://spa.americananthro.org/meetings/2019-biennial-meeting/).

Please join the SPA in congratulating Professor Tom Weisner and Professor Bradd Shore for their truly distinguished careers and contributions to our field.

 
Case Western Reserve University Transdisciplinary Fellowship in Primary Care Research

Case Western Reserve University Transdisciplinary Fellowship in Primary Care Research

APPLICATION FOR POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP! Case Western Reserve University Transdisciplinary Fellowship in Primary Care Research Calling clinicians and non-clinicians (e.g., social scientists, public health professionals, and others with doctoral degrees) to join a dynamic, interdisciplinary cohort of emerging leaders in primary care research. The program welcomes diversity in fellows’ backgrounds and interests, and provides flexible training ... Read More
 
Continuous advances in technological innovation are dramatically expanding possibilities for anthropological research. Digital sensors and mobile apps enable anthropologists to observe social behaviors and psycho-physiological states in the flow of everyday life with increasing fine granularity. By enabling us to model individual variability across time and space, these technologies can assist in linking social and ... Read More
 

Join the SPA Executive Board!

The Society for Psychological Anthropology (SPA) is calling for nominations to fill two positions on the SPA Executive Board. Board Members are elected for a 4 year term (2018-2022). Terms begin at the SPA Business Meeting at the American Anthropological Association meetings (November 14-18 2018 in San Jose, California). All SPA members are eligible for ... Read More
 
Voices of Experience: Greg Downey & Daniel Lende

Voices of Experience: Greg Downey & Daniel Lende

An interview and conversation with Drs. Greg Downey (Macquarie University) and Daniel Lende (University of South Florida). In this conversation, Drs. Downey and Lende discuss the origin, applications, and future directions of neuroanthropology and the growth of its associated platforms online.
 
Voices of Experience: Dr. Rebecca Lester

Voices of Experience: Dr. Rebecca Lester

An interview and conversation with Dr. Rebecca Lester as part of the SPA Voices of Experience series. In this conversation, Dr. Lester discusses her newest book project “Famished: Eating Disorders in the Era of Managed Care” focusing on the conditions and experience of eating disorders treatment in the United States.