The NYAS Anthropology Section Advisory Board are invited members drawn from anthropology’s different sub-fields and representing the various anthropological institutions in the New York area. The board meets monthly to organize each year’s program, to assess the success of events, and to share the work, via its committees, of shaping, publicizing, hosting and paying for its Distinguished Lecture Series and-other events such as workshops. The Chair and various committees maintain communication with both the New York Academy of Sciences and with the Wenner-Gren Foundation. Members of the Board are recruited by the Nominating Committee and then approved by the Board.


Uzma Z. Rizvi, Chair
Matthew Reilly, Vice-Chair
Ryan Raaum, Treasurer


Membership in the Section consists of joining the Anthropology Section e-list, which is circulated at each Distinguished Lecture. Click here to join the e-list.