Who We Are
COPAA is an independent consortium of university departments and programs, practitioners and organizations that provide education and training in applied and practicing anthropology.
Our mission is to advance the education and training of students, faculty, and practitioners in applied anthropology.
What We Do
We are a consortium of academic departments and professional anthropologists interested in applied anthropology and practice. We collaborate with each other on research, implementation and evaluation projects, conference sessions, panels and other activities.
Where We Are - Map of COPAA Member Programs
COPAA Contact Information
Michael Duke, Lead Co-Chair
Keri Brondo, Co-Chair
Charles Klein, Co-Chair
Micah M. Trapp, Co-Chair
Sally Carraher, Secretary
Elizabeth Briody, Treasurer
Co-Chair: Toni Copeland (University of Alabama) (2013-2019)
Co-Chair: Michael Duke (University of California, Berkeley) (2016-2020)
Co-Chair: Charles Klein (Portland State University) (2018-2021)
Secretary: Sally Carraher (University of Alaska, Anchorage) (2013-2019)
Treasurer: Elizabeth Briody (Cultural Keys) (2016-2019)
Webmaster: Adam Gamwell (Missing Link Studios) (2019)
Student Representative: Claire Sigworth (Purdue University) (2017-2019)