Dissertations

Completed/published

Short Title People Involved Related Fields
Being Latvian: Discourse and Identity Among Individuals of Black African Descent (2012) Adviser(s): Laada Bilaniuk Identity, Immigration, Race and Ethnicity, Sociocultural Anthropology
Culture, Ecology and Livestock Development in Two Nuosu Yi Villages in Liangshan, China (2012) Adviser(s): Stevan Harrell Animal Studies, Culture, East Asian, Ecology, Environment
Vibrant Risks: Scientific Aquaculture and Political Ecologies in China (2012) Adviser(s): Ann S. Anagnost, Celia Lowe Agriculture, East Asian, Environment, Political Economy
The Implications of Social, Cultural, Economic, and Political Interactions for Ceramic Evolution on the Banda Islands, Maluku Province, Indonesia (2012) Adviser(s): Peter V. Lape Archaeology, Ceramic Analysis, Southeast Asian
Tibet beyond Black and White: Racial Formations and Transnational Collusions (2012) Adviser(s): Stevan Harrell Race and Ethnicity, Sociocultural Anthropology
Living Our Values, Living Our Hope: Building sustainability within Seattle Urban Intentional Communities (2012) Adviser(s): Eugene S. Hunn, Celia Lowe Environment, Pacific Northwest, Urban Studies
Social Movements and Scientific Forestry: Examining the Community Forestry Movement in Indonesia (2012) Adviser(s): Celia Lowe Environment, Sociocultural Anthropology, Southeast Asian
Creating and Transcending Territorial Boundaries in Late Holocene Pacific Coast Communities (2012) Adviser(s): Julie K. Stein Archaeology, Pacific Northwest
Testosterone, energetics, and male life-history (2012) Adviser(s): Kathleen O'Connor, Eric A. Smith Biological Anthropology, Health
Stratified Bodies and Geopolitics of Desire: Gender, Class and Race in the Transnational Marriage Market in Taiwan (2012) Adviser(s): Ann S. Anagnost, Stevan Harrell Class, East Asian, Race and Ethnicity, Sociocultural Anthropology
Salmon Habitat Restoration, Farmland Preservation, and Environmental Drama in the Skagit River Valley (2011) Adviser(s): Eugene S. Hunn Agriculture, Environment, Indigenous, Pacific Northwest
Networked Glass: Lithic Raw Material Consumption and Social Networks in the Kuril Islands, Far Eastern Russian (2011) Adviser(s): Ben Fitzhugh Archaeology, Lithic Analysis
A State of Imbalance: Corporal Politics and Moral Order in Contemporary China (2011) Adviser(s): Ann S. Anagnost East Asian, Sociocultural Anthropology
We love 'Mr. King': Exceptional Sovereignty, Submissive Subjectivity, and Mediated Agency in Islamic Southern Thailand (2011) Adviser(s): Celia Lowe Islamic Studies, Sociocultural Anthropology, Southeast Asian
From Tundra to Forest: Ceramic Distribution and Social Complexity in Northwest Alaska (2011) Adviser(s): Ben Fitzhugh American Indian/Native American, Archaeology
Rosy Aspirations: Work, Environment, & Global Commerce in Naivasha, Kenya (2011) Adviser(s): Daniel J. Hoffman African, Agriculture, Environment
Foreign Domestic: Filipina Helpers in Hong Kong at the Crossroads of Domesticity and Diaspora (2011) Adviser(s): Charles F. Keyes Diaspora Studies, Sociocultural Anthropology
The Reemergence of Spirit Mediums: Then Practice among the Tay in Contemporary Vietnam (2011) Adviser(s): Charles F. Keyes Religion, Sociocultural Anthropology, Southeast Asian
Youth Publics and Embodied Politics: Genealogies of Development Aspiration in North Indian Hill Towns (2011) Sociocultural Anthropology, South Asian
Doing it for Him: Religion and Tourism on Long Son Island, Ba Ria Vung Tau province, Vietnam (2011) Adviser(s): Miriam Kahn Religion, Sociocultural Anthropology, Southeast Asian
The "Culture War" Over "Marriage Equality" in Seattle, Washington (2010) Adviser(s): Ann S. Anagnost Culture, Feminism and Feminist Theory, Identity, Institutions, Law and Society, Pacific Northwest, Queer Studies, Sexuality, Social Change, Sociocultural Anthropology
Open Secrets, Hidden Meanings: Censorship, Esoteric Power and Contested Authority in Urban Burma in the 1990s (2010) Adviser(s): Charles F. Keyes Government, History, Sociocultural Anthropology, Southeast Asian, Systems
Rethinking Agency in the Margins: The Political Economy of Food in Latino Immigrant Households. (2010) Adviser(s): Rachel R. Chapman, Devon G. Peña Food, Immigration, North American, Political Economy, Sociocultural Anthropology
Demystifying the Mosuo: The behavioral ecology of kinship and reproduction in China's "last matriarchal" society (2010) Adviser(s): Eric A. Smith Behavioral Ecology, Biological Anthropology, East Asian
Cultural Identity, Stress and Coping in Passamaquoddy Children and Adolescents (2010) Adviser(s): Donna L. Leonetti American Indian/Native American, Biological Anthropology, Children, Identity

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