Dissertations

Completed/published

Short Title People Involved Related Fields
Tauhi Vā: Creating Beauty through the Art of Sociospatial Relations (2008) Adviser(s): Miriam Kahn Culture, Oceanic, Sociocultural Anthropology, Space/Place
Food-Sharing Networks in Lamalera, Indonesia: Tests of Adaptive Hypotheses (2008) Adviser(s): Eric A. Smith Biological Anthropology, Food, Southeast Asian
Driftwood as a Resource: Modeling Fuelwood Acquisition Strategies in the Mid- to Late Holocene Gulf of Alaska (2008) Adviser(s): Ben Fitzhugh, Julie K. Stein Archaeology, Pacific Northwest
Re-envisioning Indigenous Territoriality: Nature, Place and Space in the Kayapó homeland (2008) Adviser(s): Stevan Harrell Indigenous, Sociocultural Anthropology, South American, Space/Place
Privatizing the Right to Fish: Challenges to Livelihood and Community in Kodiak, Alaska (2008) Adviser(s): Eric A. Smith Government, Pacific Northwest, Work and Occupations
Magic, Morality and Medicine: Madness and Medical Pluralism in Java (2007) Adviser(s): Lorna A. Rhodes Medical Anthropology, Medicine, Sociocultural Anthropology, Southeast Asian
“One Significant Ghost”: Agent Orange Narratives of Trauma, Survival, and Responsibility (2007) Adviser(s): Charles F. Keyes Sociocultural Anthropology, Southeast Asian, Violence and Trauma, War and Terror
Docile Devils: Ideological Contradictions and Identity Struggles in Afro-Peruvian Dance (2007) Adviser(s): Shannon K. Dudley African, Art, Identity, Sociocultural Anthropology, South American, Visual Culture
Pesticides and Cortisol Increase among Mexican Immigrant Farmworkers: A Bio-Cultural Model (2007) Adviser(s): Kathleen O'Connor Biological Anthropology, Disease, Migration, North American, Public Health, Work and Occupations
The Effect of Urbanization on Parental Investment Decisions among Indo-Fijians (2007) Adviser(s): Donna L. Leonetti Biological Anthropology, Diaspora Studies, Migration, Oceanic, South American, Urban Studies
Modeling Hunter-Gatherer Ceramic Production and Use: A Test Case from the Upper Texas Coastal Plain (2007) Adviser(s): Ben Fitzhugh Archaeology, Material Culture, North American
South Korean Feminist Activism: Gender, Middle-classness, and Public/Private Discourse in 1990s Civil Society (2007) Adviser(s): Clark Sorensen Class, East Asian, Feminism and Feminist Theory, History, Sociocultural Anthropology
Grasping Adubad: Badulgal Knowledge, Management, Tenure and Harvest within the Marine Environment of the Torres Strait (2007) Adviser(s): Eric A. Smith Environment, Oceanic
The Hmong Girls of Sa Pa: Local Places, Global Trajectories, Hybrid Identities (2006) Adviser(s): Charles F. Keyes Identity, Publics/Public Spheres, Sociocultural Anthropology, Southeast Asian
Women Don't Talk: Gender and Codemixing in an Evangelical Tzotzil Village (2006) Adviser(s): Eugene S. Hunn Linguistics, Sociocultural Anthropology
The Psychiatric Politics of Risk and Cost: Forensic Theory and Practice in the US and Taiwan (2006) Adviser(s): Lorna A. Rhodes, Stevan Harrell East Asian, Sociocultural Anthropology
Parent-Offspring Conflict Among the Karo of North Sumatra (2006) Adviser(s): Eric A. Smith Biological Anthropology, Children, Conflict, Southeast Asian
The Lost Lily: State, Sociocultural Change and the Decline of Hunting Culture in Kochapogan, Taiwan (2006) Adviser(s): Stevan Harrell Culture, East Asian, Social Change, Sociocultural Anthropology

In progress

Short Title People Involved Related Fields
A social network analysis of the correlates of food insecurity susceptibility and support in an urban informal settlement in Lima, Peru  (2019) Leah Isquith-Dicker
Adviser(s): Bettina Shell Duncan
Children, Disease, Food, Global Health, Health Disparities, Qualitative Methods, Quantitative Methods, Social Justice, Urban Studies, Women

Ongoing

Short Title People Involved Related Fields
Start-up Universities: Transnational Education and the Ethos of Innovation in China (Ongoing) Rachel Naomi Lee
Adviser(s): Ann S. Anagnost, Stevan Harrell, Sareeta Amrute
Cultural Anthropology, East Asian, Economics, Education, Ethnography, Institutions, Science and Technology, Sociocultural Anthropology, Urban Studies
Dissertation (Ongoing) T. Kalani Young
Adviser(s): Miriam Kahn
Ethnography, Landscape, Oceanic, Postcolonial, Queer Studies, Social Justice, Sociocultural Anthropology

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