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Dissertations from 2014

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Curious Monuments of the Simplest Kind: Shell Midden Archaeology in Massachusetts, Katharine Vickers Kirakosian

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Loss of Cell Surface aGal during Catarrhine Evolution: Possible Implications for the Evolution of Resistance to Viral Infections and for Oligocene Lineage Divergence, Aracely Idalia Rodriguez

Dissertations from 2013

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Continuity in the Face of Change: Mashantucket Pequot Plant Use From 1675-1800 A.D., Kimberly Carol Kasper

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Contested Subjects: Biopolitics & the Moral Stakes of Social Cohesion in Post-Welfare Italy, Milena Marchesi

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Knuckle-Walking Signal in the Manual Phalanges and Metacarpals of the Great Apes (Pan and Gorilla), Stacey Ann Matarazzo

Dissertations from 2012

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Biocultural Perspectives on Gender, Transitions, Stress, and Immune Function, Leo Zachary DuBois

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Orientations of the heart: Exploring hope & diversity in undergraduate citizenship education, Mary Hannah Henderson

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Remaking the Political in Fortress Europe: Political Practice and Cultural Citizenship in Italian Social Centers, Angelina Ione Zontine

Dissertations from 2011

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A Question of Comfort: Race, Whiteness, and the Creation of Diverse, Inclusive, and Engaged Learning Environments, H. Elizabeth Braun

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Politics by Other Means: Rhizomes of Power in Argentina's Social Movements, Graciela G. Monteagudo

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The human factor in mouse lemur (Microcebus griseorufus) conservation: Local resource utilization and habitat disturbance at Beza Mahafaly, SW Madagascar, Emilienne Rasoazanabary

Dissertations from 2010

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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

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

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

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

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Making peace on the island of love: An ethnographic exploration of peacebuilding in Cyprus, Lisa Modenos

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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

Dissertations from 2009

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High Stakes: A Poly-communal Archaeology of the Pocumtuck Fort, Deerfield, Massachusetts, Siobhan M. Hart

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Cold Spring, Hot Foundry: An Archaeological Exploration of the West Point Foundry’s Paternal Influence Upon the Village of Cold Spring and its Residents, Elizabeth M. Norris

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From "Spanish choices" to Latina /o voices: Interrogating technologies of language, race, and identity in a self -serving American moment, Ramon Solorzano

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The Adoption of Shamanic Healing into the Biomedical Health Care System in the United States, Lori L. Thayer

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"To promote, encourage or condone:" Science, activism and the political role of moralism in the formation of needle exchange policy in Springfield, Massachusetts, 1998--2005, Jon E Zibbell

Submissions from 2008

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Unwrapping the anatomical gift: Donors, cadavers, students, Carol N Coan

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"Driven" women: Gendered moral economies of women's migrant labor in postsocialist Europe's peripheries, Leyla J Keough

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From infancy to death? An examination of the African burial ground in relation to Christian eighteenth century beliefs, Ruth Annette Mathis

Submissions from 2007

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Towards the within: Visual culture, performance, and aesthetics of acupuncture, Kevin Taylor Anderson

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Historical erasure and cultural recovery: Indigenous people in the Connecticut River Valley, Margaret M Bruchac

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Musculoskeletal attachment site markers and skeletal pathology of the forearm and carpal bones from Tell Abraq, United Arab Emirates, c. 2300 BC, Janet M Cope

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Localization of central vasopressin V1A receptors in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta), Diane M Toloczko

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The Croatian public sphere and the journalistic milieu, Richard Wallace

Submissions from 2006

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Chronic pain and working women in Berkshire County: Towards a critical physical therapy, James R Brennan

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An integrative analysis of how zinc in teeth reflects maternal environments and predicts infant function in a rural Mexican community, Alexis E Dolphin

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Breastfeeding and bone density change, Karen L Pearce

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The house of the jaguar: The engaged anthropology of Gertrude Duby Blom at Museo Na Bolom, Mary L Robison

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Good Fridays, Celtic Tigers and the Drumcree Church Parade: Media, politics and the state in Northern Ireland, Thomas H Taaffe

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Archaeology and normalcy: Disciplining a discipline, Joannah L Whitney

Submissions from 2005

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Negotiating power: A new discourse of the maquiladora industry in Ciudad Juarez, James H Hamm

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From scientific risk to paysan savoir -faire: Divergent rationalities of science and society in the French debate over GM crops, Chaia L Heller

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The formulation of Turkish immigrant subjectivities in the German region of Swabia, Tilman Lanz

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American Indian identity: The Menominee experience, Carol N Nepton

Submissions from 2004

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Confronting the tribal zone: Toward a critical ethnohistory of colonial state formation in San Juan through the system of encomiendas, 1509--1520, Gabriel De La Luz-Rodriguez

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Of visions and sorrows: Manuel Quintin Lame's Indian thought and the violences of Colombia, Monica Espinosa Arango

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Contested place, nature, and sustainability: A critical anthropo -geography of biodiversity conservation in the "Zona Maya" of Quintana Roo, Mexico, Jose Eduardo Martinez-Reyes

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Reconstructing infant diet and weaning behavior of ancient Maya from Lamanai, Belize using laser ablation -inductively coupled plasma -mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS), Rhan-Ju Song

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Making doctors in Malawi: Local exigencies meet global identities in an African medical school, Claire Leone Wendland

Submissions from 2003

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Masculinity and fatherhood: Stratified reproduction among the Puerto Rican partners of adolescent mothers, Jennifer Whitman Foster

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When order becomes disorder: A cross -cultural study of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and its implications for the social construction of "normal", Kenneth D Jacobson

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Hungry for the taste of El Salvador: Gastronomic nostalgia, identity, and resistance to nutrithink in an immigrant community, Sharon L Stowers

Submissions from 2002

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Space, society and self in Siena, Italy: A study of community, identity and social change in small, southern European city, Arthur L Figliola

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Slavery's children: A study of growth and childhood sex ratios in the New York African Burial Ground, Susan Kay Goode-Null

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In the shadow of the other: Explorations of German identity in the construction of difference, Amy Elizabeth Harper

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Demography and death in emergent industrial cities of New England, Susan Irene Hautaniemi

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The political ecology of wild mushroom harvester stewardship in the Pacific Northwest, Eric Todd Jones

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Amalgamation, immigration, and the problem of racial and ethnic classification: New York City, 1890--1930, Teresa Elizabeth Leslie

Submissions from 2001

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Nightclub capitalism and expatriate jazz musicians in Paris, Scott M Cashman

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Ceramic style and the Late Woodland period (1000--400 B.P.) sachemships of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Frederick James Dunford

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Porotic hyperostosis as an indicator of anemia: An overview of correlation and cause, Mary Cassandra Hill

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Transculturalism, affiliation and the epistemological verities of "normative identity": Deafness and the African diaspora, G. L Mazard Wallace

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W. E. B. Du Bois and the house of the Black Burghardts: Land, family and African Americans in New England, Nancy Ladd Muller

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Sueno nuestro (our dream): Anarchism and anthropology in a Spanish village, Mary Nothom Orgel

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Beyond the cult of domesticity: Exploring the material and spatial expressions of multiple gender ideologies in Deerfield, Massachusetts, ca. 1750--ca. 1911, Deborah L Rotman

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Women's social power, child nutrition, and poverty in Mali, Dominique M Simon

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Mapping cultural and archaeological meanings: Representing landscapes and pasts in 19th century Ireland, Angele Patricia Smith

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Heterochronic perturbations in the craniofacial evolution of Homo (Neandertals and modern humans) and Pan (P. troglodytes and P. paniscus), Frank L'Engle Williams

Submissions from 2000

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The construction and practice of place in Weimar Republic Berlin, Skyler J Arndt-Briggs

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The Navajos and nature: Changing world and changing self, Beth Ellen King

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Northeastern ceramic diversity: An optical mineralogy approach, John P Pretola

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Contextualizing the history and practice of Paleolithic archaeology: Hamburgian research in northern Germany, Blythe E Roveland

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Constitutive contradictions and "belonging" in Montreal: Cultural mediaries and anthropological theory, Janis Katherine Steele

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Paleoobstetrics: Reproduction, workload and mortality for Ancestral Pueblo women, Pamela Kendall Stone

Submissions from 1999

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"Detention castles of stone and steel": An historical archaeology of the first Rhode Island State Prison, 1838--1878, James Curtis Garman

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Constructing ancestors: Archaeology and folklore in Scotland, Amy Gazin-Schwartz

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Coping strategies among HIV+ Latina and African American women in the inner -city: Ethnic and generational differences, Pushpinder Pelia Lubana

Submissions from 1998

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Households in industrial agriculture, Gregory M Briggs

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Hegemony and the construction of selves: A dialogical ethnography of homelessness and resistance, Vincent A Callo

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Image brokering and the postmodern peasant: Material culture and identity in the Stubaital, Kelli Ann Costa

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The embodiment of marime: Living Romany Gypsy pollution taboo, Janet Larkin

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Biocultural assessment of health strategies among the Caddo Indians of southwestern Oklahoma, Ann Marie Wagner Mires

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Vision and practice: Resistance and dissent in Shaker communities, Ellen-Rose Savulis

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The micromorphology of landscapes: An archaeological approach in Southern New England, Michael A Volmar

Submissions from 1996

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Embodiments of choice: Native American ceramic diversity in the New England interior, Elizabeth S Chilton

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An archaeology of crisis: The manipulation of social spaces in the Blue Mountain coffee plantation complex of Jamaica, 1790--1865, James Andrew Delle

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Governing the poor: Women and the politics of community activism in England, Susan Brin Hyatt

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Native copper, hunter -gatherers, and northeastern prehistory, Mary Ann Levine

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The contradictions of consumption: An archaeology of African America and consumer culture, 1850--1930, Paul Raymond Mullins

Submissions from 1995

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The fabric of Cambodian life: Sarongs at home, dungarees at work, Ronnie Jean Booxbaum

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Public high school teachers and archaeology: Exploring the field, Dorothy Schlotthauer Krass

Submissions from 1994

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Hopi foodways: Biocultural perspectives on change and contradiction, Barrett Paul Brenton

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Pull of the hills: Affluent foragers of the western Black Hills, Marcel Kornfeld

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Changes in the landscape during the transition from feudalism to capitalism: A case study of Montblanc, Catalonia, Spain, Patricia Hart Mangan

Submissions from 1993

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Negotiating the meaning of Africa: Mandinka praisesingers in transnational contexts, Paulla Angeleac Ebron

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``Some by flatteries and others by threatenings'': Political strategies among Native Americans of seventeenth-century southern New England, Eric Spencer Johnson

Submissions from 1992

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Collagen composition in human skeletal remains from the NAX cemetary (A.D. 350--550) in lower Nubia, Brenda Jane Baker

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The Atlantic salmon in New England prehistory and history: Social and environmental implications, Catherine Carroll Carlson

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Prehistoric foragers of the North Atlantic: Perspectives on lithic procurement and social complexity in the north Norwegian Stone Age and the Labrador Maritime Archaic, Bryan C Hood

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Princes and princesses of ragged fame: Innu archaeology and ethnohistory in Labrador, Stephen G Loring

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Pastoral production and its discontents: Alpaca and sheep herding in Caylloma, Peru, Lisa Beth Markowitz

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Fun and power: Experience and ideology at the Magic Kingdom, Maria-Lydia Spinelli

Submissions from 1991

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The articulation of social inequality and faunal resource use in the Preclassic community of Colha, northern Belize, Leslie Carol Shaw

Submissions from 1990

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Specialized production in nonstratified society: An example from the Late Archaic in the *Northeast, John R Cross