Podcast series on careers from the National Association of Practicing Anthropologists

The National Association of Practicing Anthropologists announces a new resource for students, instructors, and new professionals:  a pilot series of 8 podcast interviews exploring career trajectories with a diverse group of veteran practitioner anthropologists. These were recorded in 2013-2014 to  discuss how practitioners got from grad school to career goals, and how they apply anthropology in their professions.

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  • Mari H. Clark, Independent Consultant, World Bank, et al.
  • Patricia Ensworth, Principal, Harborlight Management Services
  • Adam Koons, Senior Vice President for Program Management, Relief International
  • C. Timothy McKeown, Legal Anthropologist (litigation support) U. S. Department of the Interior, Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians
  • Mary Odell Butler, Evaluation Program Manager (retired), Battelle
  • Ellen Puccia, President, Beta Research Associates
  • Laurie Schwede, Social Science Research Analyst, U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Survey Measurement
  • Stan Yoder, Senior Qualitative Research Specialist (retired), ICF International, Demographic and Health Survey Group.

The interviews last from 15 to 30 minutes and are free of charge. To hear or download the podcasts, go to the NAPA website. Be sure to give us your feedback as well; if this series is a success NAPA will explore other podcasts in the future.

The NAPA Podcast Series is coordinated and edited by Steven K. Wilson, and he is eager to hear from you! Go to the link provided in the previous paragraph.

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