Student and professor standing next to a poster presentation in 2016.

 

The following list includes current and historic, individual student research projects, public presentations from conferences, symposia and exhibitions*, and peer-reviewed publications. For abstracts on each project see Students as Scholars.

*“Supported by:” on Student Conference Presentation records indicates the entity or funding mechanism that supported the student’s participation in the conference, i.e. travel expenses, poster costs, etc.  For on-campus conferences, the supporting entity is usually the academic department sponsoring the event.

**“Supported by:” on Student Research Project records indicates the entity or funding mechanism that supported the student’s research costs, i.e. supplies, materials, equipment, stipends, local or international research travel, etc.


2018

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Nalani Noel Saito Away from the plantation: An ethnography of Hawai'i Japanese American identity in Honolul, Hawaii
Conference: 2017 American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
James Ellison

2017

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Cynthia Louise Baur An Analysis of the Local Food Movement in Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Conference: 115th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Karen Weinstein
Stephanie Marie Mazur Immigrants and their families from South America
Conference: Center for Global Study and Engagement 2016 International Research Symposium
Amanda Grace Santilli Palimpsests of Chiripa Landscape Management
Conference: 57th Annual Meeting of the Institute for Andean Archaeology
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Maria Bruno,James Ciarrocca

2016

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Stephanie Marie Mazur Immigrants and their families from South America
Supported by: Center for Global Study and Engagement Student International Research Fund
Number of Weeks: 13
Rachel Elizabeth Provazza A Comparative Study of the Glenohumoral Joint in New World Monkeys
Conference: 85th Annual Meeting American Association of Physical Anthropologists
Supported by: AAPA William Pollitzer Travel Award,R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Karen Weinstein
Amanda Grace Santilli Understanding 3000 Years of Landscape Creation in the Lake Titicaca Basin of the Andes through Mapping and Geographic Information Systems on the Taraco Peninsula, Bolivia
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 6
Maria Bruno
Anna Grace Wagman Justice, Care, and Gender Violence: How Emergency Medical Systems Fail Victims of Sexual Violence
Conference: 2016 Research on Women and Gender by Students Symposium
Supported by: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department
Karen Weinstein

2015

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Mackenze Sintay Burkhart Investigating Aboriginal Adaptation to Climate Change in Western Australia: Sourcing Lithic Artifacts Using Fossil Bryozoans
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Marcus Key
Chloe Monet Miller Bones of Beliefs: A Mortuary Analysis of the Effects of Medieval Christianization within the Carpathian Basin
Conference: 30th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Maria Bruno
Kaitlin Marie Soriano Agroecology and the Dickinson College Farm: A Weed's Place in a Human Manipulated Environment
Conference: 2015 Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium; Student Sustainability Symposium
Supported by: Center for Sustainabilty Education
Gregory Howard

2014

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Chloe Monet Miller Dickinson Environmental Archaeology Lab (DEAL) Website
Conference: Mellon Digital Humanities Workshop
Supported by: Mellon Digital Humanities Grant
Matthew Kochis
Christopher Aaron Wolfe Enamel Hypoplasia and Early Mortality: Interpreting Developmental Stress at Neale's Landing (46Wd39), West Virginia
Conference: 29th Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Karen Weinstein

2013

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Tessa Sierra Cicak Australopithecus africanus' Phylogenetic Relationship to Paranthropus and Homo habilis: A Spatial Analysis of the Posterior Molars and the Implications of Diet and Phylogeny
Conference: 2013 Science Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Karen Weinstein
Daniel Ezekiel Ehrlich Auditory Exostosis and Enamel Hypoplasia in the Human Skeletal Remains from Neale's Landing, Blennerhessett Island, West Virginia
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Karen Weinstein
William Hardy Kochtitzky NASA GCCE Grant: Agricultural & Ecological Impacts of the Tiwanaku State on the Taraco Peninsula, Bolivia (AD 400-1150) and Climate Change & Ancient Agricultural Production on the Taraco Peninsula, Bolivia
Supported by: NASA Global Climate Change Education, Center for Sustainability Education
Number of Weeks: 8
Maria Bruno
Chloe Monet Miller NASA GCCE Grant: Agricultural & Ecological Impacts of the Tiwanaku State on the Taraco Peninsula, Bolivia (AD 400-1150) and Climate Change & Ancient Agricultural Production on the Taraco Peninsula, Bolivia
Supported by: NASA Global Climate Chage Education, Center for Sustainability Education
Number of Weeks: 8
Maria Bruno
Christopher Henry Wolf Auditory Exostosis and Enamel Hypoplasia in the Human Skeletal Remains from Neale's Landing, Blennerhessett Island, West Virginia
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Karen Weinstein

2011

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Katherine W Clark Preliminary Analysis of the Human Skeletal Remains from Neale's Landing (site 46WD39), Blennerhassett Island, West Virginia
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Karen Weinstein
Luke Thomas Donohue Preliminary Analysis of the Human Skeletal Remains from Neale's Landing (site 46WD39), Blennerhassett Island, West Virginia
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Karen Weinstein
Bradley Ryan Roller Analysis of Data from the 2011 Tanzania Field School: Health and Nutrition in an Interconnected World
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 6
James Ellison

2010

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Kaitlin Mae Irvine Starting from Scratch: Building College Cultural Capital for First Generation College Students at Dickinson
Conference: 2010 Senior Research Symposium
Supported by: Academic Affairs
J Daniel Schubert
Amy Marie Oechsner Geoarchaeology at Joara and Fort San Juan: Colonialism and Household Practice at the Berry Site, North Carolina
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
Sarah Sherwood
Sarah Marie Zaleski A Model for Juvenile Sex Determination Using the Skeletal Collection from Bab-edh-Dhra', Jordan
Conference: 2010 Senior Research Symposium
Supported by: Academic Affairs
Karen Weinstein
Sarah Marie Zaleski Let's talk about sex: using metric and non-metric features of the subadult ilium to identify males and females at Early Bronze Age Bab edh-Dhra', Jordan
Conference: American Association of Physical Anthropologists 79th Annual Meeting
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Karen Weinstein
Wuji Zeng Translating and Interpreting China's Southwestern Frontier
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 6
Ann Hill

2008

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Anabella Giselle Atach THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ANTHROPOLOGY AND HISTORY AND "THE OTHERS:" DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES ON MEXICAN PATRIMONY
Conference: 2008 Senior Research Symposium
Supported by: Academic Affairs
Karen Weinstein,James Ellison
Kaitlin Mae Irvine Hereditary Status Groups and Neoliberal Reforms in Ethiopia
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
James Ellison
Karen Elizabeth Kirner de Chazelles Perspectives among farmers and the general public of the environmental impacts of biodiesel and ethanol development in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
Conference: 2008 Senior Research Symposium
Supported by: Academic Affairs
Karen Weinstein
Laura Rose Major Put your back into it: analysis of Schmori's nodes at Early Bronze Age Bab edh-Dhra
Conference: American Association of Physical Anthropology Annual Meeting
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
Karen Weinstein

2007

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Calley Worth Connors Survival, Exploitation and Sex: What it means to be a sex worker in Sosua, The Dominican Republic. Life course patterns found among Dominican and Haitian Sex Workers
Conference: ROWS - Research on Women by Students
Supported by: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Department
Ashley Anne Morse Collaboration to Reduce Disparities in Hypertension
Supported by: PA Dept of Health University of Pennsylvania Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 26
Kjell Enge
Mindy Suzanne Rupley Collaboration to Reduce Disparities in Hypertension
Supported by: PA Dept of Health University of Pennsylvania Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 26
Kjell Enge

2006

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Mindy Suzanne Rupley Collaboration to Reduce Disparities in Hypertension
Supported by: PA Dept of Health University of Pennsylvania Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 8
Kjell Enge
Gabrielle A Russo Primate conservation: A Study of Indigenous Knowledge and Land Management in the Rungwe District Tanzania
Conference: Sixth Annual Biology Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Biology Department
Karen Weinstein
Christina Joy Terrazas Anthropology Internship funded by W.M. Keck Foundation
Supported by: W. M. Keck Foundation Center for Human Origins Project
Number of Weeks: 8
Karen Weinstein

2005

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Jenny R Caruso Collaboration to Reduce Disparities in Hypertension
Supported by: PA Dept of Health University of Pennsylvania Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 26
Kjell Enge
Erin Lucia Mead Collaboration to Reduce Disparities in Hypertension
Supported by: PA Dept of Health University of Pennsylvania Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 26
Kjell Enge
Gabrielle A Russo Body proportions and human biological diversity in pre-Contact Americas
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 26
Karen Weinstein

2004

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Jenny R Caruso Collaboration to Reduce Disparities in Hypertension
Supported by: PA Dept of Health University of Pennsylvania Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 8
Kjell Enge
Erin Lucia Mead Collaboration to Reduce Disparities in Hypertension
Supported by: PA Dept of Health University of Pennsylvania Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 8
Kjell Enge

1996

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Christopher Edward Gagne Behavior and Ecology of Chimpanzees in SE Cameroon
Supported by: PDF-Presidential Discretionary Fund
Number of Weeks: 8
Ellen Ingmanson

1995

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Eric Scott Diehl Social Stratification Among the Yi of SW China
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Ann Hill
Eric Scott Diehl Social Stratification Among the Yi of SW China
Supported by: Whitaker Foundation Student Faculty Research Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Ann Hill

1992

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Leslie Thigpen Archer Ethnobotany of North Baffin Island Inuit
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Kristen Borre