Dear Registered Professional Archaeologists and the Archaeological Community, On September 19th, 2019, representatives of 14 anthropological organizations came together in Arlington, VA to address harassment and what it takes to establish safe, respectful, and supportive learning and working environments. This discussion focused on legal and disciplinary...

2018 Register of Professional Archaeologists’ Field School Scholarship Award Each year the Register and its Sponsoring Organizations provides scholarship opportunities for students attending Register-certified archaeological field schools. One scholarship in the amount of $1000 can be awarded by each of three of the Register's sponsoring institutions...

The Register of Professional Archaeologists is a proud sponsor of the 2018 SAA Ethics Bowl, which took place in Washington, DC on April 20. Each year, the Society for American Archaeology Ethics Bowl invites student teams to debate case studies on various ethical dilemmas in archaeology,...

The Register of Professional Archaeologists (the Register) congratulates its award recipients! The Charles R. McGimsey III—Hester A. Davis Distinguished Service Award was presented to Dr. James Bruseth, RPA 11186. The Charles R. McGimsey III – Hester A. Davis Distinguished Service Award is one of the highest...

Senator Martin Heinrich has long been a strong advocate for archaeology, historic preservation and our nation’s public lands. Before his election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2008, he served four years as an Albuquerque, New Mexico City Councilor. During his time on the...

The John F. Seiberling Award was established in 1986 in the name of Ohio Congressman Seiberling, for his many legislative efforts in support of historic preservation. Seiberling himself received the first award. The award recognizes significant and sustained efforts in historic preservation and the conservation...

Congressman Gibson has represented New York’s 19th District since 2012, having previously served the 20th District for one term. Congressman Gibson is a valuable advocate for historic and cultural resource protection in New York. He acquired significant funding to support the interpretation and preservation of...