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AFA Career Award

We invite nominations for the Career Award to recognize exemplary individuals committed to feminist anthropologies.  This award recognizes outstanding lifetime contributions to the field of feminist anthropology.

Application Deadline: May 1, Annually in odd calendar years.

Eligibility Requirements

This award is designed to honor the lifetime accomplishments of feminist anthropologists.

Evaluation Criteria

Candidate materials will be evaluated according to contributions reflecting a commitment to feminist anthropologies in the areas of:

  1. Scholarship
  2. Teaching
  3. Service, and
  4. Practice

Application Process

Nominations should include two parts:

  1. The nominee’s CV, describing the breadth and impact of the individual’s record, including but not limited to scholarship, practice, teaching, and service.
  2. Nomination letters (minimum of two, no more than five) highlighting leadership and influence on the field of feminist anthropology, the discipline of anthropology more generally, and the profession at large.

Prior to review of award submissions, AFA membership will be verified.  Thank you for supporting our section!

Please email your submission a single Portable File Document (PDF) with the subject “Senior Book Prize Submission” to: