Membership Benefits & Obligations

Benefits of Departmental Membership

  • Inclusion in the COPAA website’s list of programs in applied anthropology
  • Inclusion in other COPAA publications and promotional materials
  • Participation in conference sessions organized by COPAA
  • Involvement in setting and implementing COPAA initiatives
  • Invitation to the annual meetings of the consortium and all consortium-sponsored activities
  • Ability to draw on the resources and expertise of the consortium for departmental program needs

Obligations of Departmental Membership

  • Pay annual dues of $125 (dues are used mainly to support website updates, expenses for the annual meetings, the Visiting Fellows Program, and invited speakers)
  • Send a representative from the department to the annual COPAA meeting
  • Participate in activities of the consortium that promote its mission