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AAAS Member Robin G. Nelson wins Robert W. Sussman Award for Section H

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Robin G Nelson, Photo Credit Robin Nelson

The Steering Group of Section H (Anthropology) of the AAAS is pleased to announce that Dr. Robin G. Nelson (School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University) has been selected as the recipient of the 2024 Robert W. Sussman Award for Scientific Contributions to Anthropology.  This award aims to recognize meritorious scientific contributions to the field of anthropology by mid-career anthropologists. It was established at the 2017 Section H Business meeting at the AAAS Annual Meetings to honor Bob Sussman’s embodiment of the science and spirit of Anthropology.  Dr. Nelson exemplifies the spirit of the Sussman Award for her outstanding contributions to understanding human relationships and their evolutionary impact. She is a leader in efforts to advance equity and redress historical harms in the field of anthropology.

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