Recent Graduate Theses

2019

Brian C. Goodrich (Supervisor: Heather Richards-Rissetto)

Thesis: The Search for Fort Lisa in the Vicinity of Omaha, Nebraska: A GIS Site Location Model

Cole F. Juckette (Supervisor: Heather Richards-Rissetto)

Thesis: Using Virtual Reality and Remotely Sensed Data to Explore Object Identity and Embodiment in a Virtual Mayan City

2018

Graham Goodwin (Supervisor: Heather Richards-Rissetto)

Thesis: Modeling Sound in Ancient Maya Cities: Moving Towards a Synesthetic Experience using GIS & 3D Simulation

Amy Neumann (Supervisor: Effie Athanassopoulos)

Thesis: Life in Lincoln: Deciphering the Archaeological Material Culture of a Turn of the 20th Century Neighborhood

Jade L. Robison (Supervisor: Carrie C. Heitman)

Thesis: Referencing People and Places: Multivocality and the Materiality of Memory in Archaeological Landscapes

Rebecca A. Salem (Supervisor: Effie Athanassopoulos)

Thesis: Archaeology and Tourism in the Early 20th Century: Pompeii Through a Photographic Archive

2017

Kami Ahrens (Supervisor: Effie Athanassopoulos)

Thesis: Dressing the Part: Clothing and Gender Identity on the Frontier Artifacts from Steamboat Bertrand

Jonathan E. Ferguson (Supervisor: Raymond Hames)

Thesis: COFFEE QUALITY, LAND USE, AND PROCESSING IN THE CAJAMARCA REGION OF PERU

Livia A. Taylor (Supervisor: Emily Hammerl)

Thesis: Patterns of Variation in Deciduous Second and Permanent first Molars Among Chimpanzee Taxa

2016

Morgan C. Beyer (Supervisor: Effie Athanassapoulos)

Thesis: Metal and Glass: An Investigation of Possible Historic Period Native American Sites in Wind Cave National Park

Zachary Day (Supervisors: LuAnn Wandsnider & Matthew Douglass)

Thesis: Preliminary Studies in Using X-Ray Diffraction for Analyzing the Atomic Structure of Central Plains Tradition Constituents

Nora C. Greiman (Supervisors: LuAnn Wandsnider & Matthew Douglass)

Thesis: A Pilot Study for Examining Population Movement During the Peri-Medieval Climatic Anomaly in the Nebraska Sand Hills

Luke R. Hittner (Supervisors: LuAnn Wandsnider & Matthew Douglass)

Thesis: Meeting Halfway: Collaborative Public Outreach and Lithic Material Sourcing in the High Plains of Nebraska

Aaron C. Pattee (Supervisor: Effie Athanassopoulos)

Thesis: INTEGRATIVE 3D RECORDING METHODS OF HISTORIC ARCHITECTURE: BURG HOHENECKEN FROM SOUTHWEST GERMANY

Margaret Robinson (Supervisor: Carolyn Heitman)

Thesis: ILLUMINATING HOPEWELL LEGACY DATA: A CASE STUDY OF MOUND 23 AT HOPEWELL MOUND GROUP

2015

Michael Chodoronek (Supervisor: Matthew Douglass)

Thesis: The Use and Application of Photogrammetry for the In-field Documentation of Archaeological Features: Three Case Studies from the Great Plains and Southeastern Alaska

Maria G. Lapera (Supervisor: Daniel Osborne)

Thesis: Exploring the Evolutionary Origins of Obesity through the Endocrine-Physical Activity-Bone Axis

Allen J. Myhra (Supervisor: Daniel Osborne)

Thesis: Geometric Morphometric Analysis of Pan Frontal Bone Morphology

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