Regular, Retired, Student, and Life members receive a complimentary subscription to one of our quarterly journals as well as The SAA Archaeological Record, the Society's magazine.
A quarterly journal devoted to the archaeology of the New World, method and theory pertinent to the study of New World archaeology, and closely related subjects.
A quarterly journal devoted to special reports on archaeology, prehistory, and ethnohistory in Mesoamerica, Central America, and South America, and culturally related areas.
A four-color magazine issued five times a year encompassing SAA business, commentary, news, regular columns, software reviews, job listings, opinions, and articles.
Exclusive access available to members only to the full-text, on-line version of Latin American Antiquity 1990-2006 and American Antiquity 1935-2006 for a minimal fee.
Receive discounts on the latest publications from The SAA Press, the publishing arm of the Society for American Archaeology.
Interested in receiving the latest archaeopolitical news from Washington, D.C.? Members can sign up to receive SAA's monthly Government Affairs Update by sending an e-mail to email@example.com.
Connect and exhcange ideas with other members of the Society by joining one or more of SAA's Interest Groups. Among other activities, interest groups may: sponsor symposia, forums, workshops, or special events at the annual meeting; contribute articles to the The SAA Archaeological Record; and propose position and policy statements for consideration by the Executive Board.
Access to continuing education at the annual meeting, ranging from the National Historic Landmarks Program to using high precision laser scanning.
Connect with your Colleagues
Current members can access the online membership directory. Search for up-to-date contact information about any member and stay connected with others in your field.
Discounted registration to SAA's yearly conference which attracts more than 3,000 archaeologists and includes the presentation of some 1,800 scholarly papers and posters, along with a variety of workshops, short courses, public sessions, exhibits, and special events.
Adopted in April 1996 by the Board, a copy of the Principles of Archaeological Ethics is distributed to every new member and is available on request.
The SAA annual awards program recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of professional and avocational archaeologists in numerous areas of achievement, including cultural resource management, lithic studies, public service, and interdisciplinary research.
Exclusive member discounts on car rentals and group insurance programs.
SAA is on the Internet at www.saa.org. SAAweb contains the Society's online membership directory (accessible only to SAA members), as well as up-to-the-minute news and information about SAA programs, member benefits, and archaeology in the Americas.
Members participate directly in the government affairs, public education, and public relations programs—giving you a hands-on role in affecting public policy and opinion. Your effort supports a common goal: to foster greater awareness of the importance of preserving and illuminating our archaeological heritage.
Listings of recent job announcements can be found on SAAweb and in each issue of The SAA Archaeological Record. An employment service center at the annual meeting provides members with an opportunity to make important contacts in the field of archaeology.
Above all, SAA membership offers you the chance to be a part of the ever-evolving dialogue shaping the future of archaeological endeavor!