Recent Doctoral Dissertations and MA Theses
Organization and Growth among early Complex Societies in Central Pacific Panama. Charles Adam Berrey. 2014.
Sources of Power and the Development of Sociopolitical Complexity in Magdalena, Southwestern Colombia. Hernando Javier Giraldo Tenorio. 2014.
Negotiating Intercultural Health in the Peruvian Amazon. Maria Amalia Pesantes. 2014.
When There Was No Money: Placing a Human Face on Climate Change in the Republic of Kiribati. Michael T. Roman. 2013.
Changing Bases of Power: The Transition from Regional Classic to Recent in the Alto Magdalena (Colombia). Francisco Romano. 2013.
Cosmology and Society: Household Ritual Among the Terminal Classic (A.D. 850-950) Maya People of Guatemala. Laura Gamez. 2013.
State Intervention in the Classic Maya Palenque Polity: Household and Community Archaeology at El Lacandon. Roberto Lopez Bravo. 2013.
Changing Birth in the Andes: Safe Motherhood, Cultural and Policy in Peru. Lucia Guerra. 2013.
Social Organization and Interaction in Bronze Age Eurasia (2100 to 1400 BC): A Bioarchaeological and Statistical Approach to the Study of Communities. Alicia Ventresca. 2013.
Slow Separations: Everyday Sex Work in Southern China. Kevin Ming. 2013.
Social and Environmental Risk and the Development of Social Complexity in Precolumbian Masaya, Nicaragua. Manuel Roman Lacayo. 2013.
Stone Tool Making at Two Sixteenth Century Cayuga Sites. Sandra Katz. 2013.
American Evangelical Protestantism and the Antagonistic Tolerance Model. Joseph Sloan. 2013.
Managing (In)visibility by a Double Minority: Dissimulation and Identity Maintenance Among Alevi Bulgarian Turks. Hande Sözer. 2013.
Social Reorganization and Household Adaptation in the Aftermath of Collapse at Baking Pot, Belize. Julie A. Hoggarth. 2013.
Divided Dreams on Limited Land: Cultural Experiences of Agricultural Bio-energy Project and Organic Farming Transition in Taiwan. Yi-Tze Lee. 2013.
Chary Opportunists: Money, Values, and Change in Postsocialist Romania. Narcis Tulbure. 2013.
The Sikh Diaspora in Australia: Migration, Multiculturalism and the Imagining of Home. Rory G. McCarthy. 2013.
Seeing Green: Gendered Relationship Expectations and Sexual Risk Among Economically Underserved Adolescents in Braddock, Pennsylvania. Kimberely Rak. 2013.
“Little Kingdoms”: Adat and Inequality in the Kei Islands, Eastern Indonesia. Todd Hooe. 2012.
Political Strategies and Domestic Economy of the Lote B Rural Elite in the Prehispanic Lurin Valley, Peru. Giancarlo Marcone. 2012.
Dealing With Grievances: The Latino Experience in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Laura Macia. 2012.
Socioeconomic Differentiation, Leadership, and Residential Patterning at an Araucanian Chiefly Center (Isla Mocha, AD 1000-1700). Roberto Campbell. 2012.
"No Podemos Comer Billetes": Climate Change and Development in Southern Ecuador. Lisa Coffield DePaoli. 2012.
Cultural Barriers to Cancer Detection, Treatment and Social Support: Perspectives from a Selection of American Minority Communities. Christopher Mercer. 2012.
The Referential Functions of Agency: Health Workers in Medical Missions to Madiha (Kulina) Indians in the Brazilian Amazon. Christian Frenopoulo. 2012.
Activism, Sex Work, and Womanhood in North India. Megan Hamm. 2012.
Household Organization and Social Inequality at Bandurria, A Late Preceramic Village in Huaura, Peru. Alejandro Jose Chu Barrera. 2011.
Kokeshi: Continued and Created Traditions/Motivations for a Japanese Folk Art Doll. Jennifer E. McDowell. 2011.
Ideology and the Development of Social Hierarchy at the Site of Panquilma, Peruvian Central Coast. Luis Enrique Lopez-Hurtado Orjeda. 2011.
Our Roots, Our Strength: The Jamu Industry, Women's Health and Islam in Contemporary Indonesia. Sarah Elizabeth Krier. 2011.
An investigation of sex determination from the subadult pelvis: A morphometric analysis. Kathleen Ann Satterlee Blake. 2011.
Carrying Out Modernity: Migration, Work, and Masculinity in China. Xia Zhang. 2011.
Marriage Across the Taiwan Strait: Male Migrants, Marital Desire and Social Location. Joseph Leo Cichosz. 2011.
Conditions of Social Change at El Dornajo, Southwestern Ecuador. Sarah Ruth Taylor. 2011.
Transfers and the Private Lives of Public Servants in Japan: Teachers in Nagasaki’s Outer Islands. Blaine Phillip Connor. 2010.
Oapan Nawa Folktales: Links to the Pre-Hispanic Past in a Contemporary Indian Community of Mexico. Joanne Michel de Guerrero. 2010.
Prehispanic Social Organization in the Jamastrán Valley, Southeastern Honduras. Eva L. Martinez. 2010.
Craft Specialization and the Emergence of the Chiefly Central Place Community of HE-4 (El Hatillo), Central Panama. Adam Clayton Joseph Menzies. 2009.
The Interaction of Androgenic Hormone and Craniofacial Variation: Relationship Between Epigenetics and the Environment on the Genome with an Eye Toward Non-Syndromic Craniosynostosis. James John Cray, Jr.. 2009.
The Development of Complex Society in the Volcán Barú Region of Western Panama. Scott Palumbo. 2009.
The Social and Political Evolution of Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas, Mexico: An Analysis of Changing Strategies of Rulership in a Middle Formative Through Early Classic Mesoamerican Political Center. Timothy D. Sullivan. 2009.
Social Change in Pre-Columbian San Ramon de Alajuela, Costa Rica, and Its Relation with Adjacent Regions. Mauricio Murillo Herrera. 2009.
Fashioning Change: The Cultural Economy of Clothing in Contemporary China. Jianhua (Andrew) Zhao. 2008.
Time and Process in an Early Village Settlement System on the Bolivian Southern Altiplano. Jason (Jake) R. Fox. 2007.
Social and Economic Development of a Specialized Community in Chengue, Parque Tairona, Colombia. Alejandro Dever. 2007.
Tracing the Red Thread: An Ethnography of Chinese-U.S. Transnational Adoption. Frayda Cohen. 2007.
Ritual and Status: Mortuary Display at the Household Level at the Middle Horizon Wari Site of Conchopata, Peru. Charlene D. Milliken. 2006.
“Crafting” Hongshan Communities? Household Archeology In The Chiefing Region Of Eastern Inner Mongolia, PRC. Christian Eric Peterson. 2006.
Subsistence, Environment Fluctuation and Social Change: A Case Study in South Central Inner Mongolia. Gregory G. Indrisano. 2006.
Power and Competition in the Upper Egyptian Predynastic: A View from the Predynastic Settlement at el-Mahâsna, Egypt. David Allen Anderson. 2006.
Dusk Without Sunset: Actively Aging in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Xiaohui Yang. 2006.
The Utility of Cladistic Analysis of Nonmetric Skeletal Traits for Biodistance Analysis. James Christopher Reed. 2006.
Risky Business: Cultural Conceptions of HIV/AIDS in Indonesia. Piper Crisovan. 2006.
The Mahaney Site (UB 666) -- Habitation or Special Purpose Site?. Catherine M. Serventi. 2006.
Taxonomy of the Genus Perodicticus. David Paul Stump. 2005.
A Cold Of The Heart: Japan Strives To Normalize Depression. George Kendall Vickery. 2005.
Cayuga Iroquois Households and Gender Relations During the Contact Period: An Investigation of the Rogers Farm Site, 1660s--1680s (New York). Kimberly Louise Williams-Shuker. 2005.
The Camutins Chiefdom: Rise and Development of Social Complexity on Marajo Island, Brazilian Amazon. Denise Pahl Schaan. 2004.
Cuban Color Classification and Identity Negotiation: Old terms in a New World. Shawn Alfonso Wells. 2004.
Natural Variation in Human Mating Strategy and the Evolutionary Significance of Mate Choice Criteria. Helen Katherine Perilloux. 2004.
The Emergence and Development of Chiefly
Societies in the Rio Parita Valley, Panama. Mikael Haller. 2004.
The Form, Function, and Organization of Anthropogenic Deposits at Dust Cave, Alabama.
Lara Kristine Homsey. 2004.
Pragmatic Singles: Being an Unmarried Woman in Contemporary Japan. Tamiko Ortega Noll. 2004
Regional Settlement Patterns and Political Complexity in the Cinti Valley, Bolivia. Claudia Rivera Casanovas. 2004.
Turning Numbers Against Themselves: Religion, Statistics, and Political Distance in Romania. Mihnea Vasilescu. 2004.
Female Choice, Male Dominance, and the Evolution of Low Voice Pitch in Men. David Andrew Putz. 2004.
Cranial Content Changes in Craniosynostotic Rabbits. Wendy Kay Fellows-Mayle. 2004.
Created Unequal: Multiregionalism and the Origins of Anthropological Racism. Adam Wells Davis. 2004.
Gendered Visions of the Bosnian Future: Women’s Activism and Representation in Post-War Bosnia-Herzegovina. Elissa Lynelle Helms. 2003.
Spirtual Warfare and Social Transformation in Fiji: The Life History of Loto Fiafia of Kioa. Thomas James Mullane. 2003.
Samurai Beneath Blue Tarps: Doing Homelessness, Rejecting Marginality and Preserving Nation in Ueno Park (Japan). Abby Rachael Margolis. 2003.
Skeletal Maturation and Estimating Age-At-Death During the First Decade of Life. Frank D. Houghton Jr. 2003.
"Civil Society or a Nation-State?" Macedonian and Albanian Intellectuals Building the Macedonian State and Nation(s). Nevena Dicheva Dimova. 2003.
Sex Determination of the Fragmented Pelvis Using Euclidean Distance Matrix Analysis. Joan A. Bytheway. 2003.
Proximate Mechanisms of Kin Recogniton in Non-human Primates. Aislinn Kelly. 2003.
The Evolution of the Bogota Chiefdom: A Household View. Michael H. Kruschek. 2003.
Multi-Scalar Analysis of Domestic Activities at Parker Farm: A Late Prehistoric Cayuga Iroquois Village. Tracy Sue Michaud Stutzman. 2002.
Late Intermediate Period Political Economy and Household Organization at Jachakala, Bolivia. Christine Beaule. 2002.
Wild Resources in the Andes: Algarrobo, Chanar and Palqui: Implications for Archaeology. Claudia Rivera-Casanovas. 2002.
Nonmetric Population Variation In The Skulls of Human Perinates. Seth M. Weinberg. 2002.
Intensive Agriculture and Political Economy of the Yaguachi Chiefdom of Guayas Basin, Coastal Ecuador. Florencio German Delgado-Espinoza. 2002.
The Road to Health: The Experience of Tuberculosis in Southern Chile Joan Elizabeth Paluzzi. 2002.
Household and Community Organization of a Formative Period, Bolivian Settlement. Courtney Elizabeth Rose. 2001.
Equal Education - Unequal Lives: Life Course Goals of Japanese Female Undergraduates. Judith Lynn Misko. 2001.
Women’s Economic Activities in an Industrializing Malay Village. Margaret Wolfberg Kedia. 2001.
Interisland Interaction and the Development of Chiefdoms in the Eastern Caribbean. John Gordon Crock. 2001.
Anasazi Settlement Patterns: the Importance of Seasonal Mobility. Charlene Milliken. 2001.
Post-Saladoid Age Pottery in the Northern Lesser Antilles: Lessons Learned from Thin Section Photography. Martin Todd Fuess. 2001.
Peasants and the State: The Political economy of a Village in Maoist and Post-Mao China.Young Kyun Yang. 2000.
Japanese Adult Learning: Karaoke Naraigoto. Hideo Watanabe. 2000.
Valuable Women: Gendered Strategies for Success in Korean College Culture. Elise Michelle Mellinger. 2000.
A Study of Late Classic Maya Population Growth at La Milpa, Belize. John Janson Rose. 2000.
Development of the Central Nervous System and the Evolution of the Neocortex. Elizabeth Louise Dick. 2000.
The Functional Morphology of the Lower Cervical Spine in Non-Human Primates. Susan R. Mercer. 1999.
The Organization of Agricultural Production at a Maya Center. Settlement Patterns in the Palenque Region, Chiapas, Mexico. Rodrigo Ruben Gregorio Liendo Stuardo. 1999.
The Political Ecology of Indigenous Self-Development in Bolivia’s Multiethnic Indigenous Territory. J. Montgomery Roper. 1999.
Origins Research in Archaeology at the Turn of the Millennium and Giambattista Vico’s New Science (1744). Stephanie Koerner. 1999.
Social Differentiation at the Kerniskey Site?: A Contribution to the Study of Emerging Social Complexity. Elizabeth Ramos Roca. 1999.
The Late Formative to Classic Period Obsidian Economy at Palo Errado, Veracruz, Mexico. Charles Leonard Fredrick Knight. 1999.
Postclassic Craft Production in Morelos, Mexico: The Cotton Thread Industry in the Provinces. Ruth Fauman-Fichman. 1999.
The 'Becoming' Mother: Transitions to Motherhood in Urban China. Suzanne Kelley Gottschang. 1998
Prehispanic Intensive Agriculture, Settlement Pattern and Political Economy in the Western Venezuelan Llanos. Rafael Angel Gassón Pacheco. 1998.
Prehispanic Change in the Mesitas Community: Documenting the Development of a Chiefdom's Central Place in San Agustín, Colombia. Víctor González Fernández. 1998.
"We Just Live Here": Health Decision Making and the Myth of Community in El Alto, Bolivia. Jerome Winston Pettus Crowder. 1998
Bases of Social Hierarchy in a Muisca Central Village of the Northeastern Highland of Columbia. Ana Maria Boada Rivas. 1998.
The Effect of Time Manipulation on the Exchange of Information in the Patient-Provider Encounter. Van Yasek. 1998.
Social Support Networks of Impaired Older Adults. Marcie Caryn Nightingale. 1998.
Early Village-Based Society and Long-Term Cultural Evolution in the South-Central Andean Altiplano. Timothy McAndrews. 1998.
Sacred Confluence: Worship, History and the Politics of Change in a Himalayan Village. Lipika Mazumdar. 1998