Please complete and submit 2 copies of this application, along with the requested accompanying documents, and two separate checks: a $35 non-refundable application fee (waived if you have graduated with advanced degree within the last 6 months), and registration fees to the Register of Professional Archaeologists. Registration fees are $45 for persons who are members of one or more of the following sponsoring organizations: AAA, AIA, SAA or SHA. Fees are $125 for those without such affiliation.
Name: Dr. Ms.Mr.
The applicant must have an advanced degree (such as an M.A., M.S., Ph.D., or D.Sc.) from an accredited institution in archaeology, anthropology, art history, classics, history, or other germane discipline with a specialization in archaeology. A photocopy of a diploma or a transcript that indicates award of the degree must be included with this application.
I have attached 2 Photocopies of my diploma or transcript for this degree.
Thesis/Dissertation in Archaeology
If the following requirement cannot be met, please use the long application form of the Register of Professional Archaeologists.
The applicant must have designed and executed an archaeological study and have reported on that research in the form of a Master's thesis and/or Ph.D. dissertation. The thesis or dissertation must show a substantive data analysis by the applicant directed toward an explicit archeological research problem.
I have attached 2 Copies of the title page, table of contents, and abstract of this thesis/dissertation.
Please submit with your application 2 copies of your current resume or vita that documents your employment and work experience, publications, presented papers, and participation in professional organizations.
I have attached 2 Copies of my resume or vita.
The applicant agrees and acknowledges that after registration she/he will be bound by the Code of Conduct, Standards of Research Performance, and Disciplinary Procedures:
For all conduct occurring during the period she/he is registered, including the period her/his application is pending, and
For all conduct occurring during such periods as the applicant identifies herself/himself as a Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA).
In the event that the applicant is denied registration, she/he agrees to be bound by the appeals procedure in the Bylaws.
The applicant agrees and acknowledges that any investigation and all communications and related activities that may be conducted by the Register or its agents in connection with disciplinary proceedings are privileged and non-actionable because they are conducted in the performance of the Register's professional responsibilities.
In addition, the applicant agrees that the Register may, at its sole discretion, publish and distribute the results of any disciplinary proceedings to RPAs and other interested individuals, business entities, private or governmental agencies, or the media. In addition, the applicant agrees that the register may conduct investigations of alleged violations by the applicant of the Code of Conduct and/or Standards of Research Performance, and may take and engage in such actions, communications, and activities as are reasonably necessary for the purpose of such investigations.
Applications submitted must be accompanied by two separate checks: a check for the $35 Application Fee payable to the Register of Professional Archaeologists and a check for the $45 or $125 Registration Fee also payable to the Register of Professional Archaeologists.
Your fees may be deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense, and are not deductible as a charitable contribution.
Mail 2 copies of your completed application to:
Register of Professional Archaeologists
3601 E. Joppa Road
Baltimore, MD 21234
Questions may be directed to the Register by phone at 410-931-8100 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.