Community service trip in Asia

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.


2019

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Alexander B BossakovThe "Stay-Behinds": Village Labor and Sustainability in the New Era of Migration in Rural China
Conference: 2018 Intercultural Research and Exchange: Focus on China
Supported by: Community Studies Center (CSC)
Susan Rose,Ann Hill
Rachel GrossThe "Stay-Behinds": Village Labor and Sustainability in the New Era of Migration in Rural China
Conference: 2018 Intercultural Research and Exchange: Focus on China
Supported by: Community Studies Center (CSC)
Susan Rose,Ann Hill
Muhajir Subuur LesureThe "Stay-Behinds": Village Labor and Sustainability in the New Era of Migration in Rural China
Conference: 2018 Intercultural Research and Exchange: Focus on China
Supported by: Community Studies Center (CSC)
Susan Rose,Ann Hill
Meaghan Emily McBrideThe "Stay-Behinds": Village Labor and Sustainability in the New Era of Migration in Rural China
Conference: 27th Annual ASIANetwork Conference
Supported by: ASIANetwork
Susan Rose,Ann Hill
Meaghan Emily McBrideThe "Stay-Behinds": Village Labor and Sustainability in the New Era of Migration in Rural China
Conference: 2018 Intercultural Research and Exchange: Focus on China
Supported by: Community Studies Center (CSC)
Ann Hill,Susan Rose
Pema TashiThe "Stay-Behinds": Village Labor and Sustainability in the New Era of Migration in Rural China
Conference: 2018 Intercultural Research and Exchange: Focus on China
Supported by: Community Studies Center (CSC)
Ann Hill,Susan Rose
Jingwen ZhangThe "Stay-Behinds": Village Labor and Sustainability in the New Era of Migration in Rural China
Conference: 2018 Intercultural Research and Exchange: Focus on China
Supported by: Community Studies Center (CSC)
Susan Rose,Ann Hill
Jingwen ZhangThe "Stay-Behinds": Village Labor and Sustainability in the New Era of Migration in Rural China
Conference: 27th Annual ASIANetwork Conference
Supported by: ASIANetwork
Susan Rose,Ann Hill

2018

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Alexander B BossakovThe "Stay-Behinds": Village Labor and Sustainability in the New Era of Migration in Rural China
Supported by: Presidential Discretionary Fund (PDF)
Number of Weeks: 3 weeks
Ann Hill,Susan Rose
Allison Nicole CurleyLead isotopes as chronological markers for colonial period ritual drinking vessels in the Andes
Conference: 33rd Annual Science Student Research Symposium
Supported by: Science Executive Committee
Alyson Thibodeau
Isabel Katherine FigueroaArchaeology at Camp Michaux: A productive collaboration between Dickinson College, Cumberland County Historical Society, and Governmental agencies in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Conference: 2018 Society for American Archaeology (SAA) Annual Meeting
Maria Bruno
Rachel GrossThe "Stay-Behinds": Village Labor and Sustainability in the New Era of Migration in Rural China
Supported by: ASIANetwork-Freeman Student-Faculty Fellows Research Grant
Number of Weeks: 3 weeks
Ann Hill,Susan Rose
Makensie Marie JonesArchaeology at Camp Michaux: A productive collaboration between Dickinson College, Cumberland County Historical Society, and Governmental agencies in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Conference: 2018 Society for American Archaeology (SAA) Annual Meeting
Maria Bruno
Virginia KopackiPassing Muster: Negotiating the Racialized and Gendered "Mythology" of Reenactment
Conference: 2018 American Anthropological Association
Supported by: R&D Kenderdine Travel Grant
James Ellison
Muhajir Subuur LesureThe "Stay-Behinds": Village Labor and Sustainability in the New Era of Migration in Rural China
Supported by: ASIANetwork-Freeman Student-Faculty Fellows Research Grant
Number of Weeks: 3 weeks
Susan Rose,Ann Hill
Meaghan Emily McBrideThe "Stay-Behinds": Village Labor and Sustainability in the New Era of Migration in Rural China
Supported by: ASIANetwork-Freeman Student-Faculty Fellows Research Grant
Number of Weeks: 3 weeks
Ann Hill,Susan Rose
Nalani Noel SaitoAway 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
Pema TashiThe "Stay-Behinds": Village Labor and Sustainability in the New Era of Migration in Rural China
Supported by: ASIANetwork-Freeman Student-Faculty Fellows Research Grant
Number of Weeks: 3 weeks
Susan Rose,Ann Hill
Jingwen ZhangThe "Stay-Behinds": Village Labor and Sustainability in the New Era of Migration in Rural China
Supported by: ASIANetwork-Freeman Student-Faculty Fellows Research Grant
Number of Weeks: 3 weeks
Ann Hill,Susan Rose

2017

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Cynthia Louise BaurAn 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 MazurImmigrants and their families from South America
Conference: Center for Global Study and Engagement 2016 International Research Symposium
Amanda Grace SantilliPalimpsests 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 MazurImmigrants and their families from South America
Supported by: Center for Global Study and Engagement Student International Research Fund
Number of Weeks: 13
Rachel Elizabeth ProvazzaA 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 SantilliUnderstanding 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 WagmanJustice, 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 BurkhartInvestigating 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 MillerBones 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 SorianoAgroecology 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
Sarah Marie ZaleskiZaleski, S.; Weinstein, K. J.; Herrmann, N. Geometric morphometric analyses of the greater sciatic notch at Neale's Landing (46WD39) and Lyon's Bluff (22OK520): A preliminary study. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 60:331.
Karen Weinstein

2014

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Daniel Ezekiel EhrlichWeinstein, K. J.; Ehrlich, D.; Wolfe, C. Systemic stress in the Ohio River Valley during the early Contact period: enamel hypoplasia and delayed growth at Neale's Landing, Blennerhassett Island, West Virginia. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 58:269.
Karen Weinstein
Chloe Monet MillerDickinson Environmental Archaeology Lab (DEAL) Website
Conference: Mellon Digital Humanities Workshop
Supported by: Mellon Digital Humanities Grant
Matthew Kochis
Christopher Aaron WolfeWeinstein, K. J.; Ehrlich, D.; Wolfe, C. Systemic stress in the Ohio River Valley during the early Contact period: enamel hypoplasia and delayed growth at Neale's Landing, Blennerhassett Island, West Virginia. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 58:269.
Karen Weinstein
Christopher Aaron WolfeEnamel 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 CicakAustralopithecus 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 EhrlichAuditory 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 KochtitzkyNASA 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 MillerNASA 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 WolfAuditory 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

2012

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Katherine W ClarkWeinstein, K. J.; Walters, K.; Donohue, L.; and Said, A. Human skeletal remains from Neale's Landing (46WD39), Blennerhassett Island, West Virginia. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 54:300.
Karen Weinstein
Luke Thomas DonohueWeinstein, K. J.; Walters, K.; Donohue, L.; and Said, A. Human skeletal remains from Neale's Landing (46WD39), Blennerhassett Island, West Virginia. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 54:300.
Karen Weinstein
Ariana Michelle SaidWeinstein, K. J.; Walters, K.; Donohue, L.; and Said, A. Human skeletal remains from Neale's Landing (46WD39), Blennerhassett Island, West Virginia. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 54:300.
Karen Weinstein

2011

Student NameProjectFaculty/Mentor
Katherine W ClarkPreliminary 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 DonohuePreliminary 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 RollerAnalysis 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 IrvineStarting 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 OechsnerGeoarchaeology 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 ZaleskiA 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 ZaleskiLet'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 ZengTranslating 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 AtachTHE 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 IrvineHereditary Status Groups and Neoliberal Reforms in Ethiopia
Supported by: R&D Dana Research Assistant
Number of Weeks: 13
James Ellison
Karen Elizabeth Kirner de ChazellesPerspectives 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 MajorPut 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 ConnorsSurvival, 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 MorseCollaboration to Reduce Disparities in Hypertension
Supported by: PA Dept of Health University of Pennsylvania Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 26
Kjell Enge
Mindy Suzanne RupleyCollaboration 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 RupleyCollaboration to Reduce Disparities in Hypertension
Supported by: PA Dept of Health University of Pennsylvania Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 8
Kjell Enge
Gabrielle A RussoWeinstein. K. J; Russo, G. Intralimb length proportions in ancient North and South Americans. American Journal of Physical Anthropology Supplement 42:220.
Karen Weinstein
Gabrielle A RussoPrimate 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 TerrazasAnthropology 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 CarusoCollaboration to Reduce Disparities in Hypertension
Supported by: PA Dept of Health University of Pennsylvania Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 26
Kjell Enge
Erin Lucia MeadCollaboration to Reduce Disparities in Hypertension
Supported by: PA Dept of Health University of Pennsylvania Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 26
Kjell Enge
Gabrielle A RussoBody 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 CarusoCollaboration to Reduce Disparities in Hypertension
Supported by: PA Dept of Health University of Pennsylvania Collaborative Project
Number of Weeks: 8
Kjell Enge
Erin Lucia MeadCollaboration 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 GagneBehavior 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 DiehlSocial 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 DiehlSocial 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 ArcherEthnobotany of North Baffin Island Inuit
Supported by: A.W. Mellon Foundation Student Faculty Research Endowment Award
Number of Weeks: 8
Kristen Borre