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Call for Applications: 
ASAP Communications Director

The Association for the Anthropology of Policy (ASAP) seeks to appoint a new Communications Director. The Communications Director reports to the Executive Committee and serves as a member of the Board to share Association information among its members and maintain public-facing media sites (ASAP Community through AAA; ASAP website, certain social media accounts, etc.) that represent the Association and its work. 
The Communications Director will be appointed for a two-year term, with possibility of reappointment, to be paid as a contractor through ASAP the amount of $1350 per year.
Duties include: 

  • Updating and maintenance of ASAP’s website (; 

  • Bimonthly collection and distribution of Association and members’ activities and news items; 

  • Other relevant tasks as assigned by Executive Committee;

  • Reporting on activities at quarterly Board meetings and submitting an annual report of activities;

  • Advising the Executive Committee on ASAP Communications Strategy

To apply, submit a letter of application and abbreviated CV highlighting relevant knowledge and skills to ASAP Co-Presidents Renita Thedvall ( and Rebecca Peters ( by March 15th 2023.


Welcome to the Association for the Anthropology of Policy (ASAP), formerly the Interest Group for the Anthropology of Public Policy (IGAPP).


ASAP promotes the anthropological study of policy, including its making, workings, and effects, and seeks to advance the contributions of the anthropology of policy to theory and method in anthropology, as well as to research in public policy.

Join today! It’s easy, and the dues are LOW: $5 for student members and $10 for all other members. You can add ASAP as a section to your membership online by logging into your AAA profile here.


The ASAP Instagram posts section updates, Anthropology News columns, and visual reflections on the anthropology of policy. If you are interested in contributing a visual ethnography series to @anthofpolicy, please contact ASAP Communications Director, Georgia Hartman at


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