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The Society for American Archaeology (SAA) is an international organization dedicated to the research, interpretation, and protection of the archaeological heritage of the Americas. With more than 7,000 members, the society represents professional, student, and avocational archaeologists working in a variety of settings including government agencies, colleges and universities, museums, and the private sector.

Since its inception in 1934, SAA has endeavored to stimulate interest and research in American archaeology; advocated and aid in the conservation of archaeological resources; encourage public access to and appreciation of archaeology; oppose all looting of sites and the purchase and sale of looted archaeological materials; and serve as a bond among those interested in the archaeology of the Americas.

SAA – Cambridge Core Blog

  • Early American dogs from the Midwest
  • 01 March 2019, Angela Perri and Chris Widga
  • There are some things that we take for granted, but for those of us who own dogs, our pets aren’t one of them.…
  • Why do fewer women than men apply for grants after their PhD?
  • 24 September 2018, Lynne Goldstein
  • The Paper of the Month from the Society of American Archaeology is “WHY DO FEWER WOMEN THAN MEN APPLY FOR GRANTS AFTER THEIR PHDS” from the journal Why conduct a study about gender disparities in archaeological grant submissions?  Various studies have documented an increase in the proportion of women in academic archaeology among early and mid-career academics.…...