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The members of the AAA Section Assembly are Section Presidents or appointments by the individual Sections. The Section Assembly explores issues of importance to the discipline, the Association and the Sections, and passes resolutions or motions that are considered by the AAA Executive Board.

Section Assembly Leadership

Elisa Sobo (2019-2022)

Executive Committee

Large Sections Representative
Petra Kuppinger (2018–2021)
Medium Sections Representative
Susan Falls (2019-2022)
Small Sections Representative
Murray Leaf (2019-2022)

Section Assembly Members
Elisa Sobo (2019-2021)

Anthropology of Consciousness
Andrew Gurevich (2019-2021)

American Ethnological Society
Jacqueline Solway (2019-2021)

Section Assembly Executive Committee/Executive Board Small Section Seat
Murray Leaf (2019-2022)

Anthropology and Environment Section
Jim Igoe (2018-2021)

Section Assembly Executive Committee/Executive Board Medium Section Seat
Susan Falls (2019-2022)

Archaeology Division
Elizabeth Chilton (2019-2021)

Section Assembly Executive Committee/Executive Board Large Section Seat
Petra Kuppinger (2019-2021)

Association for Africanist Anthropology
Yolanda Covington-Ward (2018-2021)

Association for Feminist Anthropology
Jennifer Wies (2019-2021)

Association of Indigenous Anthropologists
Valerie Lambert (2018-2021)

Association for Political and Legal Anthropology
Erica Bornstein (2019-2021)

Association of Black Anthropologists
Riché Barnes (2019-2021)

Association of Latina and Latino Anthropologists
Jonathan Rosa (2020-2022)

Association for Queer Anthropology
Eric Plemons (2019-2021)

Association of Senior Anthropologists
James Tim Wallace (2020-2022)

Association for the Anthropology of Policy
Christina Garsten (2020-2023)

Association for the Anthropology of Policy
William Beeman (2020-2023)

Biological Anthropoplogy Section
Holly Dunsworth (2020-2022)

Council for Museum Anthropology
Cara Krmpotich (2020-2022)

Council on Anthropology and Education
Edmund Hamann (2020-2022)

Culture and Agriculture
Brandi Janssen (2020-2022)

Evolutionary Anthropology Society
Brooke Scelza (2019-2021)

General Anthropology Division
Jennifer Cool (2020-2022)

Middle East Section
Fida Adely (2020-2023)

National Association for the Practice of Anthropology
Cathleen Crain (2020-2022)

National Association of Student Anthropologists
Amanda Francesca Santos (2020-2021)

Society for Anthropological Sciences
Stephen Lyon (2019-2021)

Society for the Anthropology in Community Colleges
John Norvell (2020-2021)

Society for Cultural Anthropology
Anne Allison (2019-2021)

Society for East Asian Anthropology
Sonia Ryang (2019-2021)

Society for Humanistic Anthropology
Lauren Griffith (2020-2022)

Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology
Clare Sammells (2020-2023)

Society for Linguistic Anthropology
Kira Hall (2019-2021)

Society for Medical Anthropology
Charles Briggs (2019-2021)

Society for Psychological Anthropology
Rebecca Lester (2019-2021)

Society for the Anthropology of Europe
Gerald Creed (2020-2022)

Society for the the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition
Joan Gross (2019-2021)

Society for the Anthropology of North America
Alaka Wali (2019-2021)

Society for the Anthropology of Religion
Courtney Handman (2019-2021)

Society for The Anthropology of Work
Sarah Besky (2019-2022)

Society for Economic Anthropology
Cindy Isenhour (2019-2021)

Society for Urban, National and Transnational/Global Anthropology
Suzanne Scheld (2020-2022)

Society for Visual Anthropology
Jerome Crowder (2019-2021)

Ex-Officio #1
Akhil Gupta (2021-2021)

Staff Liaison
Kimberley Baker

Ex-Officio (staff)
Shawn Ifill

Ex-Officio (staff)
Janine Chiappa McKenna

Ex-Officio (staff)
Edward Liebow

Ex-Officio (staff)
Elaine Lynch