STUDENT THESIS PROJECTS

In Progress:

Sarah Meinekat, Ph.D., University of Tübingen Institute for Archaeological Sciences

Focus: Geoarchaeology

 

Emily Milton, Ph.D., Michigan State University Dept. of Anthropology and the Environmental Science and Policy Program

Focus: Stable isotopes

Daniela Osorio, Ph.D., University College London Institute of Archaeology

Focus: Lithic Technology

Tori Schwarz, Ph.D., Michigan State University Dept. of Anthropology

Focus: Geoarchaeology

Brett Furlotte, M.A., University of Saskatchewan Dept. of Archaeology and Anthropology

Focus: Paleoethnobotany

 

 

Completed:

Emily Milton, M.A., 2020. Michigan State University Dept. of Anthropology

Thesis: "A Surface Water δ18O Baseline for Archaeological Studies of Seasonality and Mobility in the Majes Valley and Pucuncho Basin of Southern Peru.”

Taylor Panczak, M.A., 2019. Michigan State University Dept. of Anthropology

Thesis: "Exploring Inter-Zonal Connections Through a Constructed Projectile Point Typology From Cuncaicha Rock Shelter."

Steph Gruver, M.A., 2018. Northern Illinois University Dept. of Anthropology

Thesis: “Seasonality and Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of Quebrada Jaguay.”

 

Sophia Haller von Hallerstein, M.Sc., 2017. University of Tübingen Institute for Archaeological Sciences

Thesis: “Multi-isotopic Paleo-diet Reconstruction of Hunter-gatherers in the Peruvian Puna.”

 

Sarah Meinekat, M.Sc., 2016., University of Tübingen Institute for Archaeological Sciences

Thesis: “A Geoarchaeological Investigation of the Site Formation of Cuncaicha Rockshelter, Peru.”

 

Dobereiner Chala-Aldana, M.Sc., 2016. University of Tübingen Institute for Archaeological Sciences

Thesis: “Assessment of Mobility and Highland Occupation Strategies during the Early Holocene at the Cuncaicha Rockshelter through Strontium and Oxygen Isotopes.”

 

Tatiana Feuerborn, M.Sc., 2016. University of Tübingen Institute for Archaeological Sciences

Thesis: “A Genetic Study of Ancient Canids.”