Destruction of cultural sites must never be considered as a military objective. SAA has sent a letter to President Trump and joined with other organizations to strongly object to the Trump administration’s threats against Iranian cultural sites in violation of international law.
The 2020 Meeting Safety Policy and Code of Conduct for SAA Events has been approved. These policies were written to protect all SAA members and guests and are now available to read.
Patricia and Les Cappetta have established the Matthew Tobin Cappetta Archaeological Scholarship Endowment to support a scholarship that covers tuition, required fees, and books or course materials for one or more graduate students (Master's or Ph.D) to help them complete a graduate degree in archaeology or anthropology in memory of Matthew Tobin Cappetta.