Nominations for the Robert W. Sussman Award for Scientific Contributions to Anthropology

Section H (Anthropology) American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)


To recognize meritorious scientific contributions to the field of anthropology by mid-career anthropologists*.


Mid-career is generally defined as about 10-20 years post PhD. In academic rank, the individual would typically be an associate to early full professor.


(e.g., facebook) page. Members of the Section H Nominating Committee may also submit nominations of candidates.

*As recorded in the minutes from the 2017 Section H Business meeting: “Bob Sussman embodies the science and spirit of Anthropology. From fieldwork on lemurs to human biology to deconstructing the evils of race, his legacy of mentorship, caring, and dissemination of knowledge will be with us forever.” #Revised by Steering group on 25 April 2019.