Robert A. Myers, Ph.D.
President

Professor of Anthropology and Public Health
Department of Social Sciences
Alfred University
Olin Building 209B
Alfred, NY 14802
Phone: 607-871-2864
[email protected]

Shannon Sparks, Ph.D.
Secretary-Treasurer

Assistant Professor
Human Development and Family Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
4117 Nancy Nicholas Hall 1300 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706
Sp[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 77005-1892
[email protected]

Anthony Kwame Harrison, Ph.D.
President-Elect & GAD Awards Committee

Associate Professor
Department of Sociology and Africana Studies
Virginia Tech
560 McBryde Hall (0137)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: 540-231-4519
[email protected]

Jennifer Cool, Ph.D.
Communications Director

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

Gebby Keny
Student Representative

Doctoral Student, Department of Anthropology
Rice University
Houston, TX 77251-1892
[email protected]

COMMITTEES AND INTEREST GROUPS

Katie Nelson, Ph.D.
Chair, Teaching Anthropology Interest Group (TAIG)

Anthropology
Inver Hills Community College
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
[email protected]

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

Lecturer in Sociology and Anthropology
Bucknell University
Phone:503-810-2267
[email protected]

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

Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Anthropology
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697
[email protected]

Thomas Love, Ph.D.
Chair, Federation of Small Anthropology Programs (FOSAP)

Professor of Anthropology
Dept. of Sociology/Anthropology
Linfield College
Unit A470
900 SE Baker St.
McMinnville, Oregon 97128
Web: http://www.linfield.edu/soan/faculty-detail.html?id=83
Phone: 503-883-2504
Fax: 503-883-2635
[email protected]

Joshua Smith, Ph.D.
Convener, History of Anthropology

Adjunct Research Professor
Department of Anthropology
The University of Western Ontario
1151 Richmond St. N6A 3K7
London, Ontario
[email protected]

GAD AWARDS COMMITTEE

Anthony Kwame Harrison, Ph.D.
Chair, GAD Awards Committee
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology and Africana Studies
Virginia Tech
560 McBryde Hall (0137)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: 540-231-4519
[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]ch.edu

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]

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)