Jennifer Cool, Ph.D.
President

Assistant Professor (Teaching) of Anthropology
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089
Phone: 310-498-2470
[email protected]

Suzanne Morrissey, Ph.D.
Secretary-Treasurer
Associate Professor of Anthropology
Witman College
[email protected]

Jennifer D. Carlson, Ph.D.
GAD Program Chair and Member-at-Large

Visiting Research Fellow, Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences
Rice University
Houston, TX
[email protected]

Kathryn Kozaitis, Ph.D.
President-Elect
Chair and Professor, Anthropology
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-413-5151
[email protected]

Katie Nelson, Ph.D.
Communications Director

Instructor of Anthropology
Inver Hills Community College
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
[email protected] (preferred)
[email protected]

John M. Coggeshall, Ph.D.
GAD Program Chair and Member-at-Large

Professor of Anthropology
Dept. of Sociology-Anthropology
Clemson University
Clemson, SC 29634

Student Representative

COMMITTEES AND INTEREST GROUPS

Audrey Ricke, Ph.D.
Chair, Teaching Anthropology Interest Group (TAIG)

Lecturer
Indiana University School of Liberal
Indianapolis, IN 46202
[email protected]

Patricia G. Lange, Ph.D.
Co-Chair, Committee for the Anthropology of Science, Technology and Computing (CASTAC)

Associate Professor and Chair of Critical Studies
California College of the Arts (San Francisco).
[email protected]

Rebekah Cupitt, Ph.D.
Co-Chair, Committee for the Anthropology of Science, Technology and Computing (CASTAC)

Lecturer in Digital Design
Media & Cultural Studies
School of Arts Birkbeck
University of London
[email protected]

Sarah Hautzinger, Ph.D.
Chair, Federation of Small Anthropology Programs (FOSAP)
Professor of Anthropology
Colorado College
[email protected]

Grant Arndt, Ph.D.
Co-Convener, History of Anthropology
Associate Professor of Anthropology
American Indian Studies
Department of World Languages and Cultures
Iowa State University
[email protected]
https://language.iastate.edu/directory/arndt/
https://sites.google.com/site/gparndtwork/

Mindy Morgan, Ph.D.
Co-Convener, History of Anthropology
Associate Professor of Anthropology
American Indian and Indigenous Studies
Michigan State University
[email protected]

GAD AWARDS COMMITTEE

Kathryn Kozaitis, Ph.D.
Chair, GAD Awards Committee (President-Elect)

[email protected]

GENERAL ANTHROPOLOGY BULLETIN

Conrad Kottak, Ph.D.
General Anthropology Bulletin Co-Editor

Professor of Anthropology
Department of Anthropology
University of Michigan
[email protected]

Kathryn Kozaitis, Ph.D.
General Anthropology Bulletin Co-Editor

Chair and Professor, Anthropology
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-413-5151
[email protected]

Christopher A. Furlow, Ph.D.
General Anthropology Bulletin Co-Editor

Courtesy Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Department of Anthropology
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611
Phone: 352-335-6905
[email protected] or [email protected]

PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE

Ian Lowrie

Elizabeth Reddy, Ph.D.
Lecturer in Sociology and Anthropology
Bucknell University
e[email protected]

MEMBERS At LARGE

Jenny Carlson, Ph.D.
Lecturer in Global Studies
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
[email protected]

Past Presidents

We are missing details of GAD’s early years. Please contact us, if you have any historical information to add.

  • Jane Livingston?
  • 1975
  • 1976-1978: Sylvia Forman
  • 1978-1980: Marvin Harris
  • 1980-1982: Conrad Kottak (Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Washington D.C.)
  • 1986-1987: Sylvia Forman (Philadelphia, Chicago)
  • 1988-1989: Marvin Harris (Phoenix, Washington, D.C.)
  • 1990-1992: Conrad Kottak (New Orleans, Chicago, San Francisco)
  • 1993-1994: Nancie Gonzalez (Washington D.C., Atlanta)
  • 1995-1996: David McCurdy (Washington D.C., San Francisco)
  • 1997-1998: Elliott Skinner (Washington, D.C., Philadelphia)
  • 1999-2000: Patricia Rice (Chicago, San Francisco)
  • 2001-2002: Jonathan Marks (Washington D.C., New Orleans)
  • 2003-2004: Karl Heider (Chicago, Atlanta)
  • 2005-2006: Peter Brown (Washington D.C., San Jose)
  • 2007-2008: Susan Sutton (Washington D.C., San Francisco)
  • 2009-2010: Emily Schultz (Philadelphia, New Orleans)
  • 2011-2012: Chris Furlow (Montreal, San Francisco)
  • 2013-2014: Sam Cook (Chicago, Washington, D.C.)
  • 2015-2016: Eric Lassiter (Denver, Minneapolis)
  • 2017-2018: Robert A. Myers (Washington, D.C., San Jose)
  • 2019-2020: Anthony Kwame Harrison (Vancouver, BC, CAN,┬áSt. Louis, MO – in person meeting cancelled due to COVID-19)