SfAA-EPA Collaboration in
Environmental Anthropology

In the late 1990's, the Society for Applied Anthropology and the United States Environmental Protection Agency partnered to author a number of reports in order to:

  • enhancing understanding of the role of culture in social problem solving and community development
  • recognizing the interdisciplinary nature of human problems in publications and practice
  • promoting social science research with implications for programmatic, policy and community development
  • providing support and guidance to applied anthropology training programs
  • supporting communication and exchange of knowledge within anthropology and between anthropology and related disciplines
  • promoting the responsible application of anthropological research methods, data and results to community, cultural and social problems in the United States and elsewhe

In the following pages are a number of papers, publications, and papers produced from this partnership.