Carolyn Rouse Elected To Serve as President-Elect/Vice President

Carolyn RouseThe American Anthropological Association (AAA) is pleased to announce that Carolyn Rouse (Princeton University) has been elected to serve as president-elect/vice president (2023-2025). She will begin her term as president-elect/vice president at AAA’s Annual Meeting in Toronto this November and will assume the office of Association president at the 2025 Meeting.

Professor Rouse’s work explores the use of evidence to make particular claims about race and social inequality. Her work on religion focuses on how authority in Islam is used to validate notions of racial equality and social justice. Additionally, her work in medicine focuses on uncertainties around what constitutes a racial health disparity, and the evidence-based research used to assert particular narratives of injustice and calls for reparations.

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