The AAA's Committee on Public Policy (CoPP) launched the new Anthropology in Public Policy Award at the November 2012 AAA meeting in San Francisco. The deadline for the award (briefly described below) has been extended to March 15, 2013. The announcement is in the current issue of Anthropology News online at http://www.anthropology-news.org/.
For details regarding the award and nomination materials please go tothis link: http://www.aaanet.org/cmtes/ppc/AIPP-award.cfm Clicking on that link will take you to information about the award and how to apply.
The award was established to honor anthropologists whose work has had a significant, positive influence on the course of government decision-making and action. Public policy is broadly defined to include measures created by any level of government and addressing the full range of contemporary human problems.
For inquiries, please contact the award committee chair, Merrill Singer, at firstname.lastname@example.org.