Student Research Projects

Goodman Student Research

2013-14

Karolina Krelinova
Challenging the Past: Civil Society and Politics of Identity in Serbia
S. Kan

Andrés Gabriel Mejía-Ramón 
Local Hydrology in Teotihuacan: A Study of Ancient Canals and Water Basins
D. Nichols

Colin Quinn
Chiquilistagua Archaeological Project: A Settlement Study along the Pre-Columbian Corridors in Nicaragua 
D. Nichols

Archana Ramanujam
Mental Wellbeing and the Dartmouth Ethos: An Ethnographic Study of the Subjectivities of Female Students of Color
L. Gulbas

Victoria Trump Redd
Cultural Health and Political and Structural Violence in Carabayllo, Peru
J. Watanabe

Goodman Student Research

2012-13

Alexandra Aird
Selling the "Supernatural": The Social Impacts of Haunted Tourism in Salem, Massachusetts
S. Kan

Collin Burks
The Impact of a Local Immigration Enforcement Program on Latino Migrants' Health Care-Seeking Strategies
 J. Watanabe, L. Gutiérrez Nájera

Sarah Cashdollar
Pregnancy and Motherhood as Identity Negotiation: Latina Youth in the Colonias of Southern New Mexico
L. Gulbas, D. Eickelman

Sarah-Marie Hopf
The Anthropology of Human-Centered Design for Social Impact: From Silicon Valley to Myanmar and Nepal
S. Craig

August Oddleifson
Chronic Illness and Identity Formation
J. Watanabe

Michael Otte
The Ritual of Santiago: Bringing the Transcendent to the Secular World
J. Watanabe

Jacqueline Waugh
Female Participation in Civil Society in Tajikistan
D. Eickelman

Miriam Winthrop
Emotional Wellbeing Among Schoolchildren in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
E. Carpenter-Song, L. Adams, and T. Lahey

Goodman Student Research

2011-12

Manisha Apte ’12
Conceptualizing Prenatal Health Care Services in Rural Gujarat, India
L. Gutiérrez Nájera, S. Craig

Christian Brandt ’12
The Home-less Homeless: Theories of Home and their effect on the homeless and housing programs in Copenhagen, Denmark
L. Gutiérrez Nájera

Gillian Britton ’14
Microbiome Evolution and Baboon Hybridization in the Awash of Ethiopia
N. Dominy

Arielle Cannon ’12
Ancient Histories, New Identities: The Construction of Afro-Venezuelan Identity Through Education
J. Watanabe

Kyle Heppenstall ’13
The Energetics and Ecology of Vertical Climbing in Humans
N. Dominy

Jennifer Koester ’12
The Effects of Foreign Influences and Local Needs on the Goals of a Women's Empowerment NGO in North India
J. Igoe

Stefanie Lazow ’12
Increased Facial Mobility in Gelada Baboons: A Case Study of the Lip-Flip
S. Dobson

Sanja Miklin ’12
Owning an ‘aggressive’ dog in the contemporary United States
J. Watanabe

Vaidehi Mujumdar ’13
Ethnographic Study of Food Perceptions and Nurturance in Nalasopara District, Mumbai, India
C. Ball

Vivek Venkataraman
Feeding ecology and dental morphology in a gramnivorous primate, Theropithecus gelada
N. Dominy

Goodman Student Research

2010-11

Kalina Newmard and Nacole Walker
Ethnic construction on the borderlands: An experiment and analysis of "Native American-accented English" dialect features
J. Stanford, C. Ball

Marielle Brown
New acid preparation technique for fossil samples in breccia – To be presented at the AAPA meetings April 12 - April 16, 2011
K. Muldoon

Bruce Jobse
Strategic Healthcare Decisions by the Marginalized Agriculturalist Households of Constanza-Tireo in the Dominican Republic within an environment of Medical Pluralism
S. Kan, S. Craig

Goodman Student Research

2009-10

Emily Baxter
Gender, Catholicism and Religious Life: An Ethnographic Study of the Lives and Work of Women Religious
J. Igoe, S. Kan

Liana Chase
Community-Based Approaches to Healing from Trauma Among Bhutanese Refugees in the US
S. Craig

Aisling Galligan
Dental variation within adapoid and omomyoid primates at South Pass, Wyoming: implications for primate speciation
K. Muldoon

Evan Lambert
Silent Soldiers: An Ethnography of Lesbians and Gays in the Military
K. Endicott

Cameron Nutt
Growing Up with HIV in Dar es Salaam: An Ethnographic Study of Children’s Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy
E. Carpenter Song

Elizabeth Howland
Environmental Conflict and Forestry in Northern New England: a Study in Environmental Anthropology
J. Igoe

Goodman Student Research

2008-09

Ashley Baker
Language Through an Inupiaq Lens: Names, Stories, and Subsistence
C. Ball

Benjamin Campbell
Exploring How Traditional Healers Shape Parents' Perceptions of Children's Medicines in Rural Tanzania
S. Craig, H. Alverson

Rachael Kandath
Facial Expression in Anthropoid Primates: Identifying the Potential Paradox of Uniformity in Facial Muscles and Diversity in Facial Mobility
S. Dobson, K. Muldoon

Sarah Klassen
El Antigual: A Test of Surface Collection Methods
D. Nichols

Tess McLoud
Male-Infant Interactions in Captive Lemur Catta at the Duke Lemur Center
S. Dobson, K. Muldoon

Claire Wagner
Children’s Perceptions of Health in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: An Ethnographic Study
S. Craig

Natalie Young
Racialized Post-Katrina New Orleans and Tulane University Students’ Sense of Place
L. Gutierrez, J. Igoe

Goodman Student Research

2007-08

Bridget Alex
Comparative Sourcing Study: INAA, LA-ICP-MS, and Petrographoc Analyses of Formative Period Ceramics from the Teotihuacan Valley, Mexico
D. Nichols, B. Jackson

Ian Dumont
Paradigms and Praxis at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Implications for Health Care Policy
H. Alverson, R. Welsch

Sheila Dunning
Kenyan Youth Views on HIV and AIDS
K. Endicott

Emi Ito
Study of the Dentition from the Late Neolithic and Chalcolithic Megaliths from the Lisbon Region of Portugal
S. Dobson, K. Korey

Dylan Kane
Biloxi in the Wake of Katrina: The Search for Effective Disaster Relief
J. Igoe, R. Welsch

Adam Levine
The Present of the Past: An Ethnography of Antiquities Collectors
D. Nichols, R. Welsch

Kathleen Moriarty
The Impact of a Women's Cooperative on the Indigenous Cabécar Community of Costa Rica
J. Watanabe

Ryan Murphy
The Social Significance of Bronze Age Roundhouse in Ireland
D. Nichols

Zaneta Thayer
Quantitative Variation in the Modern Human Chin: A Baseline for Fossil Hominin Comparisons
S. Dobson, K. Muldoon

Robin Uhle
The Lantern Festival: Illuminating the Question of Japanese Religion
J. Watanabe, C. Ball

Goodman Student Research

2006-07

Kyle Finnegan
Mediating Contradictory Ideals: The Cultural Dialogue of Male Body Image in Fiji
R. Welsch

Benjamin Jastrzembski
Social Networks of Migrant Mexican Dairy Workers in Vermont
L. Gutierrez, J. Watanabe

Megan Paradise
Agricultural Change and the Impact on Women in Small Scale Agriculture
S. Craig

AlexAnna Salmon
Ethnohistory of Igiugig, Alaska
K. Endicott

Daniel Sude
The Power of the King Movement Today: The Symbolism and Politics of a Syncretic Political Organization
K. Endicott

Goodman Student Research

2005-06

Jacob Aguiar
Quartzite Deposits and Folsom Lithics from Gunnison Basin, Colorado: Proveniencing Stone Tool Remains at the Mountaineer Site
D. Nichols

Jacob Appelbaum
Climate Change and Cyclonic Damage in the Pacific: Adaptation and change in Tokelau.
R. Welsch

Jesse Blom
Return to the Field: Examining the Effects of Environmental Change on Religious Practice
J. Watanabe

Kathleen Boyne
Cultural Factors Influencing High Childhood Obesity Rates in Chicago
J. Watanabe

Aya Caldwell
Unidas Para Vivir Mejor (UPAVIM): A Case Study in Deconstructing the Complexities of Development in the Squatter Settlments of Guatemala City
J. Watanabe

Eric Goodman
From Bodies to Beliefs: A Question in Medical Anthropology Using Ancient Egyptian Mummies
R. Welsch, K. Korey

Karen Jorge
The Experiences of Women Living with HIV in Rural Vermont and New Hampshire
J. Watanabe

Esther Perman
Creating Cultural Identity Through the Urban Maori Marae
R. Welsch

Melinda Ross
Excavation of a Teotihuacán Multi-Craft Workshop, with a Focus on Finish Obsidian Tools
D. Nichols

Alexandra Spielhagen
Digging Up Ancestors: The Meaning and Effect of Tse-Whit-Zen on the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe”
D. Ranco, D. Nichols

Akay Tuncak
Unveiling Identity: Veiling Among College-Aged Turkish Women
S. Kan

Marnie Wolfe
Hawaiian Identity: Turning Back to Religious Roots
R. Welsch

Goodman Student Research

2004-05

Jesse Blom
Maria Lionza: Discovering a Possession Cult's Relationship with Its Social Background
J. Watanabe

Joseph Hanlon
Creating a Marshallese Modernity: Generational Identities and Shifting Cultural Perspectives
R. Welsch

Clementine James
The Decline of the Chesapeake Crabbing and Oystering Industries and the Culture of the Watermen
S. Kan

Joanne Kim
Recovery and Reintegration in Peer- Run Mental Health Organizations
R. Welsch

Jennifer Lanzer
Campfires and Chronic Disease: Shaping the Experience of Chronic Illness
R. Welsch

Jennifer Lanzer
Proposal for Airline Fare for Attendance at the NEAA Conference in Lake Placid, NY
R. Welsch

Molly Malone
Ngai Tahu Maori and Jade: Sustainable Resource Management in a Small New Zealand Community
H. Alverson

Chloe Mulderig
Redefining "Tradition" as a Dynamic Force: Challenges Facing the Tourist Industry in the Medina of Fes, Morocco
D. Eickelman, R. Welsch

Justin Neiman
Self- Perceptions of Multiracial Students at Dartmouth College
R. Welsch

Julia Payne
Tourism and Identity in Maine: Hosts, Guests, Motives, and Solutions
H. Alverson

Ayumi Rogers
Clothing and Identity in Contemporary Japan: A Study of Young Japanese Women and What They are Expressing By Dressing the Way They Do
J. Watanabe, J. Cullinane

Lin Ruan
Growing Individualism in an Urban Setting: The Academic and Career aspirations of Female High School and University Students in Beijing
R. Welsch

Goodman Student Research

2003-04

Tate LeFevre
Seizing Identity, Manipulating Globalization: The Wetr Dance Troupe in Lifou, New Caledonia
R. Welsch

Lauren Hendrickson
Ancient Isolated Human Remains from Northern Black Mesa, Arizona
D. Nichols

Cat McManus
From Prospective to Recruit to Student- Athlete: Female Student-Athletes' Choice of Dartmouth College and Their Post- Recruitment Relationships with Coaches
R. Welsch

Benjamin Mustin
The Paradox of Indigenous Development
J. Watanabe. H. Alverson, R. Welsch

Andrew Hamilton
An Island Within an Island: Attempts by the European Union at Integrating an Irish Border Community
R. Welsch

William Raynolds
The Role of a Specialized Pastoral Economy in Early Political Developments in Yemen
K. Abdi

Christina Palmer
The Future of Street Children: Transitioning Off the Streets in san Jose, Costa Rica
L. Gutierrez, S. Kan, D. Nichols

David Eckels
Giant Steps: Jazz and La Lucha in Contemporary Cuba
H. Alverson, J. Watanabe

Goodman Student Research

2001-02

Elise Berman
Proselytizing and its relation to Social Identity: The Lubavitch of Glasgow
S. Kan, R. Welsch

Jocelyn Bernatchez
Early Modern Humans in the Middle Stone Age of South Africa
K. Korey

Richard Callahan
Modeling the Acceptance of Health Education Strategies in Southwestern China
R. Welsch

Kapono Chong- Hanssen
Hawaiian Feasting: Historical Changes and Implications for Hawaiian Identity
J. Watanabe

Mercedes Duff
Art and Construction of Group Identities in Aboriginal Communities Around Cairns, North Queensland
R. Welsch

Rebecca Meyers
Health and Nutrition as Vehicles for Women's Social and Political Mobilization in Oaxaca, Mexico
J. Watanabe

Kelly Ramirez
Into the Wild: An Examination of Adventure Tourism in Huascaran National Park, Peru
S. Kan, H. Alverson

Lucas Schoen
Pathways to Power: The Changing Character of Filial Piety in Elite Chinese Students at Top Universities in Beijing
R. Welsch

Adam Wilson
Environmentalism as Cultural Critique
J. Watanabe

Goodman Student Research

2000-01

Laura Garzon
Coffee, Conservation, and Conscience in the Marketplace of the Global Village
J. Watanabe

Megan Harrison
The Health Decisions of Semalai Women
K. Endicott

Abraham Mahshie
Maori Youth Integration in New Zealand Society
K. Endicott

James Parker
Youth Homelessness in Los Angeles, California
K. Endicott

Allison Schumitsch
Ethno-History and National Identity in Greece
D. Eickelman

Shannon Stoval
Occupational Stress Markers on a Bronze age Population from Tell Abraq
D. Nichols

Lauren Weldon
Women in Power: Looking at How the Structure of the Pennsylvania and New Hampshire Legislatures Affect Women's Leadership
K. Endicott

Goodman Student Research

1999-2000

Rohit Joshi
The Effects of Modernization on Young Men in Jaluit, Marshall Islands
K. Endicott

Jeffrey Kahn
The Place of Vodou in Contemporary, Rural Haiti
J. Watanabe

Goodman Student Research

1998-99

Roeland deWilde
The Northeastern Argentine Gaucho: Creation of Identity Through Construction of Tradition and Modernity
H. Alverson, J. Watanabe

Kathryn Wendell
Community Activism and Other Local Responses to the Effects of the Yanacocha Mine on Cajamarca
K. Kray

Rachel Fleming
Traditional Music and Irish National Identity
K. Endicott

Elizabeth Carpenter
The Effects of Professionalization in Nursing on the Patient- Provider Interaction
R. Welsch

Kristin Sullivan
Addendum: Life and Death in 'The Place Where Time Began'
D. Nichols

Sydney Carter
Production and Consumption in the Yungas Zone: A Study of Tiwananku Cultural, Economic, and Political Influence in the Moquegua Valley, Peru Through Quantitative Artifact Analysis
P. Goldstein

Erin Hardie
Kechuaymara: A Case Study in Cultural Preservation and Grassroots Development
J. Watanabe

Goodman Student Research

1997-98

Sarah Boynton
The Anthropology of Alternative Medicine in America
K. Endicott

Alexa Burneikis
Bali Hai, Bali, Low: Culture, Tourism, and the Paradox of Paradise
K. Endicott

Christine DuRocher
An Attribute Analysis of Huaracane Pottery, Moquegua, Peru
P. Goldstein

Alexa Hanke
Presentation of Research Findings at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists

L. Leann Kellogg
Can Vocalizations Reflect Phylogeny? A Case Study With the Tamarins, Genus Saguinus
M. Goldsmith

Kristin Sullivan
Life and Death in 'The Place Where Time Began'
D. Nichols

Goodman Student Research

1995-96

Jessica Anenberg
Perspectives on Preservation and Promotion of the Past: An Archaeological, Historical, and Cultural Analysis of Cerro Portezuelo and New Directions in Archaeology
D. Nichols

Mieka Ritsema
The American Value of Independence Among Elderly Residents of Assisted Living
H. Alverson

Goodman Student Research

1996-97

Alexa Hanke
Nesting Behavior: Implications for determining Population Size, Group Dynamics, and Habitat Utilization of Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi- Impenetrable Forest National Park, Uganda
M. Goldsmith

Goodman Student Research

1994-95

Cristina Chu
Assimilation and Syncretism in Tepeaca and Ebtun: A Comparison of Post- Conquest Development in the Central Highlands and the Yucatan Peninsula
J. Watanabe

Allison Krasnow
Bilingual Education in Rural Quechua Town: Cochabamba, Bolivia
J. Watanabe

Jennifer Main
Managing Medical Uncertainty: The Structure and Culture of a Surgical Residency Team
H. Alverson

Marilyn Morano
Anti- Intellectualism in the Classroom
K. Endicott

Elisabeth Smith
Illness Narrative Among Multiple Sclerosis Patients: The Cultural, Social, and Semiotic Phenomena of Diagnosis, Adaptation, and the Doctor- Patient Relationship
H. Alverson

 

Goodman Student Research

1993-94

Richard Fried
The Wari Occupation at Cerro Mejia
D. Nichols

Alexander McCrohan
New Age Geomancy
J. Watanabe

Jennifer Miglionico
Preserving the Hero Soldier: The Politics and History Behind the Vietnam Memorial, Washington, D.C.
H. Alverson

Goodman Student Research

1992-93

Susan Chimonas
Patterns in Potsherds: The Occupational Settlement at Prehispanic Xaltocan, Mexico
D. Nichols

Anelise Dandler
Study of the Conservation Area Project for Application in the Andes Region
J. Watanabe

Severin Fowles
Moving On: Pit Structure Abandonment on Northern Black Mesa
D. Nichols

A.J. Goldman, Mark Blair
Pilot Study of Education at the Akwesasne Reservation
K. Endicott

Douglas Johnson
Responses to Illness Among Tibetan Refugees in India: A Study in Medical Pluralism
K. Endicott

Lynn Rainville
Hanover Deathscapes: Attitudes Toward Death and Community as Reflected in Cemeteries and Gravestones: An Archaeological Investigation of Mortuary Variability
D. Nichols

Stephanie Rupp
Missionary Education in Northern Tanzania: Changes in the Lives of Chagga, Warush, and Maasai Women, 1983-1936
H. Alverson

John Sargent
A Fieldtrip Report: Displaced Sierra Leoneans and Liberian Refugees in Sierra Leone
H. Alverson

Goodman Student Research

1991-92

Tara Grabowsky
Behavioral Variation in the African Green Monkey (Ceropithecus aethiops): Responses to a Changed Social Structure
K. Korey

Lynn Rainville
Pre- and Post- Aztec Xaltocan
D. Nichols

Thao Dinh Vo
Memory and Identity: The Recollections of a Vietnamese Family
K. Endicott

Goodman Student Research

1990-91

Maura Benton- Bishop
Analysis of Maguey and Cotton Spindle Works from the Aztec City- State of Otumba
D. Nichols

Clare Talwalker
Women Living in Street Communities in Bombay: An Anthropological Account
H. Alverson

Goodman Student Research

1988-89

Jonathan Burnham
Pangnirtung: Working Forward from Dependency
H. Alverson

Andrea Green
Carbon 14 Analysis of Two Samples from the Bailey Site in Lyme, New Hampshire

Stuart Kaplan
Dental Development and Hominid Evolution
K. Korey

Ross O' Brian
The Nature of "Work Ethics" in Chinese Communities in America
K. Endicott

Rani Sellers
Aztec III Figurine Distributions on the Aztec City- State of Otumba, Mexico
D. Nichols

Jeanne Shea
The Impact of Economic and Political Systems on Fertility and Population in Singapore and China
K. Endicott

David Steinberg
Film Series on Jamaica's Rural Population (Public Presentation)
G. Finnegan

Lucian Sulica
The Place of Otumba in the Aztec Empire: A Provincial City- State in the Teotihuacan Valley
D. Nichols

Steven Yung
Obsidian Distribution at Otumba
D. Nichols

Goodman Student Research

1986-87

Jennifer Anderson, Stacey Coverdale
Voices: Shinnecock Woman (public presentation)
S. McBeth, G. Finnegan

Eleanor Tyson
Images of a City: An Urban Field Study Video Project
C. Coles

Goodman Student Research

1987-88

William Bray
Creek Stickball (Public Presentation)
S. McBeth

Goodman Student Research

1985-86

Virginia Dean
Cambodian Language Instruction
K. Endicott

Margaret Hardner
Considering Small- Scale Businesswomen in Urban Development: A Study of the Changing Economic Roles of the Nigerian Yoruba and the Kenyan Kikuyu
C. Coles

Anne Woermer
Crossroads Africa: Observations During a Summer in Ghana
C. Coles

Goodman Student Research

1984-85

Stuart Chandler
How Many Hakka Does It Take to Change a Lightbulb? A Study of Chinese Humor in Taiwan
K. Endicott

Arjun Guneratne
Water, Rice, and People: Problems and Constraints of Peasant Colonization in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka
H. Alverson

Andrew SornborgerI
nside Inner Mongolia (public presentation)
H. Alverson

Goodman Student Research

1983-84

Huan Chang
The Integration of Traditional Chinese Healing and Western Scientific Medicine in Two Contemporary Chinese Societies
K. Endicott

Kate Hotchkiss
The Animal Motif of Ancient China
K. Endicott

Andrew Laing
Rastafarian Culture
K. Endicott

Sarah Strauss
Navajo Religion: Mythologic Basis for Medicine and Morality
K. Endicott

Goodman Student Research

1982-83

Robert Eshman
A Study of the Jonglei Canal and Its Effect on Local Populations
D. Gregory

Edith Farwell
An Ethnographic Study of Attitudes Towards Wildlife in Kenya
H. Alverson

Daniel Lefkowitz
Urban Crime and Rural Development in Kenya: An Investigation of the Relationships
H. Alverson

 

Goodman Student Research

1981-82

Douglas Falkner, Edith Farwell, Robert Eshman
Burp!
M. Dorris

Roberta Joe
Architectural Analysis of Masonry at Salmon Ruin, New Mexico
B. McMillan

Goodman Student Research

1980-81

Film on Sam Brothers Five (public presentation)