Dissertations

Completed/published

Short Title People Involved Related Fields
The Impact of Global English in Xinjiang, China: Linguistic Capital and Identity Negotiation among the Ethnic Minority and Han Students (2016) Adviser(s): Ann S. Anagnost, Laada Bilaniuk East Asian, Identity, Linguistics, Sociocultural Anthropology
Cultivating subjectivities: the class politics of convivial labor in the interstitial spaces of neoliberal neglect (2016) Adviser(s): Devon G. Peña Culture, Health, Identity, Social Justice, Sociocultural Anthropology
A biocultural examination of student learning behaviors in large undergraduate lectures (2016) Adviser(s): Dan T. A. Eisenberg, Steven M. Goodreau Biocultural Anthropology, Biology, Education, Evolution, Identity
Creating an empire: local political change at Angamuco, Michoacan, Mexico (2016) Adviser(s): Peter V. Lape Archaeology, Historical Archaeology, Publics/Public Spheres
Understanding changes in mobility & subsistence from terminal Pleistocene to Late Holocene in the highlands of New Guinea through intensity of lithic reduction, changing site types, and paleoclimate (2016) Adviser(s): Peter V. Lape Archaeology, Lithic Analysis, Southeast Asian
Social Support Networks and Self-Efficacy of Peruvian Women Diagnosed with Cancer: A Biocultural Analysis of Health Behavior Constructs (2016) Adviser(s): Bettina Shell Duncan, Steven M. Goodreau Behavioral Ecology, Biocultural Anthropology, Health, South American
Postural loading, sacral orientation and age influence sex-differences in lumbar functional morphology and health (2016) Adviser(s): Patricia A. Kramer Biocultural Anthropology, Biology, Health
The Price of Spice: Archaeological Investigations of Colonial Era Nutmeg Plantations on the Banda Islands, Maluku Province, Indonesia (2016) Adviser(s): Peter V. Lape Archaeology, Historical Archaeology, Southeast Asian
Barça ou Barzakh: The Social Elsewhere of Failed Clandestine Migration Out of Senegal (2016) Adviser(s): Daniel J. Hoffman, Lynn M. Thomas African, Migration, Sociocultural Anthropology
White Face, Black Space. (2015) Adviser(s): Laada Bilaniuk African American, Education, Ethnography, Identity, Institutions, Race and Ethnicity
Insularity and adaptation: investigating the role of exchange and inter-island interaction in the Banda Islands, Indonesia (2015) Adviser(s): Peter V. Lape Archaeology, Ceramic Analysis, Population, Southeast Asian
On Art and Medicine: An exploration of evidence, logics and care practices (2015) Adviser(s): Janelle S. Taylor Art, Health, Medicine, Sociocultural Anthropology
Hateful and Heartwarming Bonds: The Senses as Strategy in the South Korean Family (2015) Adviser(s): Ann S. Anagnost East Asian, Sociocultural Anthropology, Women
Choosing Methadone: Managing Addiction and the Body Politic in Ukraine (2015) Adviser(s): Laada Bilaniuk East European, Health, Sociocultural Anthropology
Co-constructing Racial Identities at Seattle's Northwest African American Museum (2015) Adviser(s): Miriam Kahn African American, Identity, Museum Studies/Museology, Sociocultural Anthropology
Akrotiri Aetokremnos and the Cypriot Pygmy Hippopotamus: An Interdisciplinary Look at a Late Pleistocene Large Mammal Extinction (2015) Adviser(s): Ben Fitzhugh, Ben Marwick Archaeology, Zooarchaeology
Long-term chronology of subsistence and the role of intensive agriculture in the central part of the Korean peninsula (2015) Adviser(s): Ben Marwick Archaeology, East Asian
Restoring Coast Salish Foods and Landscapes: A More-than-Human Politics of Place, History and Becoming (2015) Adviser(s): Stevan Harrell Environment, Food, Indigenous, Pacific Northwest
Limited Relief: Cause Lawyering on Behalf of Unaccompanied Chinese Youth (2014) Adviser(s): Stevan Harrell Children, Human Rights, Migration, Sociocultural Anthropology
Sobreviví Como Flor De La Sierra: Women, Violence, and Resistance in Peru (2014) Adviser(s): Rachel R. Chapman, Devon G. Peña Sociocultural Anthropology, South American, Violence and Trauma
The Ecology of Human Diets during the Holocene at North Creek Shelter, Utah (2014) Adviser(s): Donald K. Grayson Archaeology, Ecology, North American
Of Pots and People: Investigating Hunter-Gatherer Pottery Production and Social Networks in the Kuril Islands (2014) Adviser(s): Ben Fitzhugh Archaeology, Ceramic Analysis, Material Culture
Community-Based Herbalism and relational approaches to harm reduction in healthcare (2014) Adviser(s): Rachel R. Chapman Environment, Health, Sociocultural Anthropology
Black Sea Change: A Revision of the Sinop Ceramic Chronology Using Luminescence Dating (2014) Adviser(s): James K. Feathers Archaeology, Dating, Near Eastern Studies
Cracking the Code: Navigating and Subverting Dominant Class Rule in Computer Science and Engineering (2013) Adviser(s): Rachel R. Chapman Feminism and Feminist Theory, Science and Technology, Sociocultural Anthropology, Women, Work and Occupations

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