Recent Theses and Dissertations

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PhD Dissertations:

2019
Production and Power in Idalion, Cyprus in the First Millenium BCE, Rebecca Bartusewich

Modeling the Local Political Economy of Adulis: 1000 BCE-700 ACE, Daniel Habtemichael

What Will You Do Here? Dignified Work and the Politics of Mobility in Serbia, Dana Johnson

Recollections: Memory, Materiality, and Meritocracy at the Dr. James Still Historic Office and Homestead, Marc Lorenc

The Political Work of Memory in Collaborative Caribbean Archaeology, Elena Sesma

The Politics of Return: Migration, Race, and Belonging in the Russian Far East, Lauren Woodard

2018
Embodied Heritage: Obesity, Cultural Identity, and Food Distribution Programs in the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Kasey Aliene Jernigan


Who Ate the Subfossil Lemurs? A Taphonomic and Community Study of Raptor, Crocodylian and Carnivoran Predation of the Extinct Quaternary Lemurs of Madagascar., Lindsay Meador

ABOR MIGRATION AND INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE IN POSTSOCIALIST RURAL ROMANIA, Alin Rus

2017
Can Long Bone Structural Variability Detect Among-Population Relationships?, Gina Agostini

ON THE LANDSCAPE FOR A VERY, VERY LONG TIME: AFRICAN AMERICAN RESISTANCE AND RESILIENCE IN 19th AND EARLY 20th CENTURY MASSACHUSETTS, Anthony F. Martin

POTTERS ON THE PENOBSCOT: AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL CASE STUDY EXPLORING HUMAN AGENCY, IDENTITY, AND TECHNOLOGICAL CHOICE, Bonnie D. Newsom

The effects of industrialization and urbanization on growth and development: A comparison of boys and girls from three Industrial European skeletal collections, Sarah Reedy


 2010
Reproductive Biology of Mouse and Dwarf Lemurs of Eastern Madagascar, With an Emphasis on Brown Mouse Lemurs (Microcebus rufus) at Ranomafana National Park, A Southeastern Rainforest, Marina Beatriz Blanco

Increasing the scale of inquiry: A GIS approach to archaeology, environment and landscape during the early Holocene in Central Massachusetts, Kathryn Curran

That Which Is Not What It Seems: Queer Youth, Rurality, Class and the Architecture of Assistance, Kaila Gabrielle Kuban

New England Terrestrial Settlement in a Submerged Context: Moving Pre-Contact Archaeology into the Twenty First Century, Kerry J. Lynch

Making Peace On The Island Of Love: An Ethnographic Exploration Of Peacebuilding In Cyprus., Lisa Modenos

Breastfeeding and the Individual: The Impact of Everyday Stressful Experience and Hormonal Change on Breastfeeding Duration Among Women in São Paulo, Brazil, Alanna Emilia Frances Rudzik


Master's Theses