The Human Rights and Social Justice Committee has been tasked by the board to assess the situation of the Baltimore Sheraton union boycott and recommend appropriate action, not just for this year’s situation but draft a policy and procedure to proactively address potential problems in the future. Betsy Taylor, who is from the area, assembled this history for the benefit of the Committee and the overall SfAA membership.
Reflections on Applied Anthropology and Community Service: An Interview with Lucy M. Cohen for the Society for Applied Anthropology Oral History ProjectFebruary 1, 2012
By Barbara Rylko-Bauer
Member, SfAA Oral History Project
Michigan State University
Lucy M. Cohen has been involved with applied anthropology throughout her long and distinguished career, serving on numerous SfAA committees and as meeting program chair. For her leadership and service, she received the 2008 Sol Tax Distinguished Service Award. She has also been very active in the Society for Medical Anthropology (SMA), serving as secretary, then as president (1979-1980), and over the last decade as the SMA’s archivist.