2013 Thesis

Fall 2013

Mary Samantha Bolger

Advisor: Dr. Rosalyn Howard
Title of Thesis: An Anthropological Case Study on the Impact of the “No Zero” Homework Policy on Teacher Culture in Two Central Florida Middle Schools
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Patrick Carroll

Advisor: Dr. Arlen Chase
Title of Thesis: Reevaluating the Late Classic Lu-bat Glyphic Phrase: The artist and the underworld
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Justin Fletcher

Advisor: Dr. Ty Matejowsky
Title of Thesis: Currency in Transition: An Ethnographic Inquiry of Bitcoin Adherents
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Zachary Hawk

Advisor: Dr. Ty Matejowsky
Title of Thesis: Gourmet Food Trucks: An Ethnographic Examination of Orlando’s Food Truck Scene
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Sammantha Holder

Advisor: Dr. Tosha Dupras
Title of Thesis: Interpreting Diet and Nutritional Stress in Napoleon’s Grand Army Using Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotope Analysis
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Rachael Landry

Advisor: Dr. Arlen Chase
Title of Thesis: Ancient Maya Stone Polishers and Issues with the Terminology for the Artifacts Polished with These Tools
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Donald Persaud

Advisor: Dr. Ty Matejowsky
Title of Thesis: Gender Differences and Fast Food Preferences Among U.S. College Students
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Deborah Ziel

Advisor: Dr. John Walker
Title of Thesis: Which Way to the Jook Joint?: Historical Archaeology of a Polk County, Florida Turpentine Camp
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Summer 2013

Jennifer Branson

Advisor: Dr. Tosha Dupras
Title of Thesis: Evaluation of a Field Histology Technique and its Use in Histological Analyses of Mummified Tissues from Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt
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Russell Edwards

Advisor: Dr. Ty Matejowsky
Title of Thesis: Backpacking in the Digital Age: Ethnographic Perspectives from Latin America
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Mackenzie See

Advisor: Dr. Arlen Chase
Title of Thesis: Twentieth Century Maya Worldview
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Sarah Stansfield

Advisor: Dr. Tosha Dupras
Title of Thesis: Fetal-pelvis disproportion and pelvic asymmetry as a potential cause for high maternal mortality in archaeological populations
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Heather Zimmerman

Advisor: Dr. John Schultz
Title of Thesis: Preliminary Validation of Handheld X-Ray Fluorescence (HHXRF) Spectrometry: Distinguishing Osseous and Dental Tissue from Non-Bone Material of Similar Chemical Composition
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Spring 2013

Jordon Munizzi

Advisor: Dr. Tosha Dupras
Title of Thesis: Changes in Neolithic subsistence patterns on Flores, Indonesia inferred by stable carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen isotope analyses of Sus from Liang Bua Cave
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Janice Stiglich

Advisor: Dr. Beatriz Reyes-Foster
Title of Thesis: NO AMOTINES EL GALLINERO: Domestic Worker Agency and Identity in Lima, Peru
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