Recent MA and PhD graduates

Master’s and doctoral degree recipients, committee chairs, and thesis or dissertation titles

Spring 2019

Casillas, Emily; 2019, PhD, Chair: Jeannette Mageo

La Manta and La Clinica: Raising Children in a Limeno Migrant Community

Fulgham, Samantha; 2019, MA, Chair: Colin Grier

Hearth and Home: Paleobotanical and Zooarchaeological Analysis of Thirteen Bulk Soil Samples from DGRV-006 Galiano Island, British Columbia

Gaffney, Michael; 2019, MA, Chair: Ed Hagen

The Impact of Emotional Signals on Perceived Need and Propensity to Help

Helmer, Elliot; 2019, MA, Chair: Shannon Tushingham

Places of Practice: Interpreting Settlement Patterns and Persistent Places in Southern Oregon

Karimitar, Arian; 2019, MA, Chair: Jeannette Mageo

Mourning Rituals and Their Psychological Meanings in Iranian Culture

Roulette, Jennifer; 2019, PhD, Chair: Marsha Quinlan

Ethnobiology, Illness Perceptions, and Health Education Among Maasai Children in Northern Tanzania

Sheets, Kimberly: 2019, MA, Chair: Andrew Duff

Sourcing Nonlocal Bighorn Sheep Using Strontium Isotope Analysis, Homol’ovi Settlement Cluster, Northeast Arizona

Smith, Caroline; 2019, MA, Chair: Ed Hagen

Psychological Pain and Life History: Examining Predictors of Postpartum Depression in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)

Weber, Daphne; 2019, MA, Chair: Julia Cassaniti

Good Feelings and the Buddha: Healing in a Thai Bhikkhuni Monastery

Zena, Ashenafi; 2019, PhD, Chair: Andrew Duff

Megalithic Stele Monuments of Gedeo, South Ethiopia

Zhao, Xinyi; 2019, MA, Chair: Julia Cassaniti

Interpreting Madness in Northern Thailand: Conceptualization of Health and Illness for an Interdependently Oriented Porosity of Mind

Summer 2019

Garfield, Zachary; 2019, PhD, Chair: Ed Hagen

Leadership, Prestige, and Social Learning Across Traditional Societies

Fall 2019

Anady, Rachel; 2019, MA, Chair: Marsha Quinlan

Social Transformation and Its Effect on Teenage Pregnancy in Mpumalanga, South Africa

King, Roxanna; 2019, PhD, Chair: Nancy McKee

Diet and Nutrition Among the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation

Zimmermann, Mario; 2019, PhD, Chair: Steve Weber

Subsistence of Pre-Columbian Maya Urban Communities: A Microscopic View on Alternative Staples

Spring 2020

Chambers, Jaime N.; 2020, MA, Chair: Rob Quinlan

Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Canine Personhood: A Qualitative-Quantitative Analysis

Fulkerson, Tiffany J.; 2020, PhD, Chair: Shannon Tushingham

Feminist Approaches to Archaeological Practice and the Archaeological Past: Case Studies from Western North America and Beyond

Scanlan, Kathleen K.; 2020, MA, Chair: Colin Grier

Engendering the House: A 1500-Year-Old Southwest Alaska Ena at Dil-088

Syme, Kristen L.; 2020, PhD, Chair: Ed Hagen

Mental Health and Social Conflict: An Evolutionary Approach

Tadesse, Mulye G.; 2020, PhD, Chair: Barry Hewlett

The Lived Experiences of Hadiya Emigrants to South Africa and the Gulf States: Cultural Models, Social Learning, and Transnationalism

Summer 2020

Fournier, Nichole A.; 2020, PhD, Chair: Shannon Tushingham

Childhood in Times of Change: A Diet and Life History Study of San Francisco Bay Area Ohlone Juveniles