Past students

  • 2017 Bowman Robert Sand dune paleoenvironment, paleoecology, and human environmental interaction in the Middle Tanana River Valley near the Gerstle River, Subarctic Alaska: The late glacial to the mid-Holocene
  • 2016 Katherine Mulliken Holocene Volcanism and Human Occupation in the Middle Susitna River Valley, Alaska
  • 2016 Caitlin Holloway Paleoethnobotany in Interior Alaska
  • 2015 Glassburn, Crystal A reconstruction of steppe bison (Bison priscus) mobility in the Yukon-tanana uplands and implications for prehistoric human behavior
  • 2015 Luxton, Sharla. Exploring the relationship between diet and osteoporosis in medieval portugal using stable isotope analysis
  • 2015 Dineen, Erin. Parasites and Skeletal Indicators of Anemia in the Eastern United States
  • 2015 Hall, Patrick Functional Comparisons Between Formal and Informal Tools Sampled from the Nenana and Denali Assemblages of the Dry Creek Site [no abstract provided]
  • 2015 Reid, Devon. Toolstone Procurement in Middle-Late Holocene in the Kodiak Archipelago and the Alaska Peninsula
  • 2013 Little, Allison. 
  • 2013 Wendt, Michael.  
  • 2012 Tozzi, Nicole. Commerical Influence on the outer coast Sugpiat
  • 2012 Smith, Gerad. Highland Hunters: Prehistoric Land Use in the Yukon Tanana Uplands
  • 2012 Crawford, Laura. Fuel and Plant Use In Thule Era Houses at Cape Espenberg, Northwest Alaska, AD 1200-1700
  • 2011 Coffman, Sam.   Archaeology at Teklanika West (HEA-001): An Upland Archaeological Site, Central Alaska
  • 2011 Gilbert, Phoebe. Micromorphology, Site Spatial Variation and Patterning, and Climate Change at the Mead Site (XBD-071): A Multi-Component Archaeological Site in Interior Alaska
  • 2009 Whitney, James W. Historical Archaeology of Marion Creek, Alaska : Placer Gold Mining and the Expansion of Capitalism
  • 2009 Dewey, Allie. Mapping Moose: Moose as a proxy for humans in the mapping of stable isotope values in the Tanana valley, Alaska for forensic purposes
  • 2008 Meitl, Sarah J. Timing and Resolution of Denbigh Occupations at Onion Portage , Alaska
  • 2008 Skeete, Luanda. An Analysis of Faunal Remains from the Susitna Hydroelectric Project
  • 2008 Strathe, Cody. Osteometric analysis of archaeologically deposited harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) remains as a method for inferring prehistoric seasonal use at Mink Island, Alaska
  • 2007 Jew, Nicholas. Exchange and Interaction in Western Aleutian Prehistory: The Efficacy of Geochemical Analysis of Lithic Raw Material Procurement on Amchikta Island
  • 2007 Scott Shirar. The Maiyumerak Creek Site (XBM-00131): Late Prehistoric Subsistence and Seasonality in Northwest Alaska
  • 2006 Schulze, Luke E. Gold Rush to Ghost Town: Silver City , an Analysis and Documentation of the Built Landscape - Settlement to Abandonment
  • 2003 Hilsinger, Erik Deforest. Rethinking the Redoubt: Kolmakovskiy Redoubt, a fur trading post on the middle Kuskokwim
  • 2003 Kriz, Peter J., Jr. Viewshed Analysis of Selected Archaeological Sites Within the Philip Smith Quadrangle, Alaska: Implications for the Definition of Site Type and Site Selection.
  • 2003 Reuther, Joshua D .  An analysis of radiocarbon assays produced by three laboratories: a case study on the Croxton site, locality J, northern Alaska
  • 2002 Flannigan, Thomas Howard. Use-wear analysis of experimental stone tools, and a sample of lithics from component I of the Walker Road site
  • 2002 Gutoski, Martin. Yaachox' Bluff: an examination of a rock art site in Interior Alaska and local oral history
  • 2002 Newton, Jennifer Isabel Mary. About Time: Chronological Variation as seen in Burial Features at Ipiutak, Point Hope.
  • 2002 Robertson, Aaron C. The Tingmiukpuk Site (KIR-273) A Prehistoric Site along the Killik River, Alaska
  • 2000 Gelvin-Reymiller, Carol. Freshwater mussels in Interior Alaska wetlands: archaeological, taphonomic, and linguistic perspectives
  • 2000 Grover, Elizabeth D. Analysis of Faunal Remains from Amaknak Bridge , Aleutian Islands
  • 1999 Carrigan, Kohji D. The Croxton site: analysis of lithic tools and debitage
  • 1999 Thornton, Meg. Peregrine Falcons as Taphonomic Agents
  • 1998 Groethe, Jeffrey Blake. Seals of Siraagruk
  • 1997 Adkins, Charles E. Healy Lake Site: Cartridge Analysis
  • 1997 Burdick, Carl Michael. Land Use History of Tanana Basin: A Reconstruction of Timber Use 1901-1923
  • 1997 Ferguson, Daryl E. Gallagher Flint Station, Locality 1 : a reappraisal of proposed late Pleistocene site in the Sagavanirktok River valley, arctic Alaska
  • 1997. Pontti, Elizabeth Brown.   Defining the Denali complex: a comparative study of lithic assemblages from Panguingue Creek and Dry Creek, central Alaska
  • 1997. Potter, Ben Austin. A First Approximation of Ahtna Archaeology
  • 1996 Pearson, Georges A. When is a microblade not a microblade? Theoretical implications of a microdebitage analysis
  • 1995 Gamza, Thomas A. Excavation and Evaluation of Sullivan's Roadhouse (XBD-061), Fort Greely, Alaska , 1994
  • 1994 Dillingham, Frederic W. Pio   Point: A Notched Point and Microblade Site Near Coldfoot, Alaska. Anthropology
  • 1994 Dixon, Roland Gregory. Bibliography-Dena'ina: An Annotated Bibliography
  • 1994 Sweeney, Mary Ann. Excavations and Analysis of a 1920s Historic Inupiat Reindeer Herder's Winter House.1994 Williams, Catherine Margaret. Site Formation in an Ethnohistoric Context
  • 1993 Diab, Mark C. Economic Utility of the Ringed Seal (Phoca hispida): Implications for Arctic Archaeology
  • 1993 Vinson, Dale Martin. T aphonomic analysis of faunal remains from Trail Creek Caves, Seward Peninsula, Alaska
  • 1992 Bigelow, Nancy H. Analysis of Late Quaternary Soils and Sediments in the Nenana Valley, Central Alaska
  • 1992 Higgs, Andrew S. Technological and Spatial Considerations of the Walker Road Site: Implications from a Lithic Refit Study
  • 1992 Mills, Robin O. Radiocarbon Calibration of Archaeological Dates from the Central Gulf of Alaska
  • 1991 Bailey, Berkley B. T he Archaeology of Hagemeister Island, Southwestern Alaska with special emphasis on the Qikertarpak Site (XHI-016)
  • 1991 Simon, James Johnson Koffroth    Mortuary Practices of the Late Kachemak Tradition in Southcentral Alaska: A Perspective from the Crag Point Site, Kodiak Island
  • 1990 Gillispie, Thomas E.  Middle Holocene Climate and Culture Change in the Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska.
  • 1990 Goebel, Frank E. (Ted) Early paleoindian technology in Beringia
  • 1990 Stevenson, Deborah A. Social and Symbolic Implications of Punuk Harpoon Head Ornamentation from St. Lawrence Island, Alaska
  • 1989 Maschner, Herbert Donald Graham. Site structure and prehistoric land use: an analysis of excavations at VAL-216, a late prehistoric site on Tazlina Lake, Alaska
  • 1988 Dilley, Thomas Edward. H olocene tephra stratigraphy and pedogenesis in the middle Susitna river valley, Alaska
  • 1988 Phippen, Peter. Pleistocene-Holocene Boundary Archaeology in the North Alaska Range Foothills: A View from Owl Ridge
  • 1987 Betts, Robert C. Archaeological Investigations at Butte Lake, Alaska: An Inquiry into Alaskan Notched Point-Microblade Assemblages
  • 1987 Desson, Dominique J. Analysis of Alaskan Prehistoric Ceramics
  • 1987 Lively, Ralph A. A Report on Archaeological Research Completed in 1986 at the Chugwater Site (FAI-035) and proposed research for the site in 1987. Report submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Anchorage.
  • 1987 Maxwell, Howard Evan. Archeology of Panguingue Creek
  • 1983 Mason, Owen Kenneth. The role of lithology in defining use and retouch at the Sandy Beach Bay site, Umnak Island
  • 1982 Ketz, James Allen. Paxson Lake: two nineteenth century Ahtna sites in the Copper River Basin, Alaska
  • 1981 Braund, Stephen R. T he skin boats of St. Lawrence Island, Alaska
  • 1981 Hanson, Diane K. Analysis of stone tools from western Chaluka, Umnak Island.
  • 1981 Johnson, Roy Dean. Upper Tanana Athapaskan Fire Ecology
  • 1980 Dale, Rebeca Jane. Analysis of the pane glass from the 1978 excavation of the Baranov Museum, Kodiak , Alaska  
  • 1978 Hoffecker, John Frank. A report to the National Geographic Society and the National Park Service on the potential of the North Alaska Range for archeological sites of Pleistocene age: The North Alaska Range Early Man Project, summary of field research, summer 1978
  • 1978 Smith, George S. Mammalian zooarchaeology, Alaska: a manual for identifying and analyzing mammal bones from archaeological sites in Alaska
  • 1978 West, Charles Eugene. Archeology of the Birches Site, Lake Minchumina , Alaska
  • 1978 Short, Kevin MacEwen. Archaeology of Japan
  • 1977 Arndt, Katherine Louise.  The structure of cache pits at GUL-077, a late prehistoric archaeoogical site near Gulkana, Alaska
  • 1977 Fetter, Sharon.  The analysis and description of an archaeological site (K-9) near Cathedral Mountain, Alaska and the site's relationship to the Kayuk Complex
  • 1977 Plaskett, David Charles. The Nenana River Gorge Site: A Late Prehistoric Athapaskan Camp Site in Central Alaska
  • 1977 Smith, Timothy Alan. Obsidian Hydration as an Independent Dating Technique
  • 1974 Holmes, Charles Edgar. The archaeology of Bonanza Creek valley, north central Alaska
  • 1974 Stevens, Edward T. Alaskan petroglyphs and pictographs
  • 1972 Bacon, Glenn H. Archaeological survey and excavation near Murphy Lake in the Arctic foothills, northern Alaska
  • 1972 Derry, David E. The archaeology and anthropology of a recent Eskimo habitation at Prudhoe Bay, Alaska
  • 1972 Dixon, Edward James, Jr. The Gallagher Glint Station: an early man site on the North Slope, arctic Alaska
  • 1972 Heiner, Virginia E. Aleutian Island sites
  • 2015 Monika Frey Once upon a time: an anthropological exploration of two Gwich'in stories (Man in theMoon; The Old Woman and the Brushman)
  • 2014 Cecilie Ebsen Maintaining balance through dancing: perceptions and practices of health among young adult Yup’ik women
  • 2013 Oxana Yashchenko. Why are Lorino and Sireniki so different? Exploring communities through festivals, language use and subsistence practices in contemporary Chukotka.
  • 2012 Cori Bender. Contemporary Inuit Political  Identity and Transnational  Processes
  • 2010   Beth Mikow.   Negotiating Change: An Overview of Relocations in Alaska with Detailed Consideration of Kaktovik
  • 2009   Vanek, Susan.   The Government of Hunting: the Language of Regulation and its Effect on Hunters
  • 2009   Degai, Tatiana.   Places of Significance in Itelmen Country
  • 2009   Geml, Johanna.   "Krigsbarn" of Norway: A Transnational Ethnography of Human Rights Implications of Children as Product of War Sex
  • 2008   Antohin, Alexandra S.     Challenges of being Orthodox in Russia: Education as Missionization in Magaden
  • 2008   Neighbors, Andrea K.  Rethinking Oliver Twist – Imagination and Contemporary Russian and American Adoption Practices
  • 2008   Gill-Horton, Amy E.  An Examination of the Chinese Community and Changing Social Spaces in South Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 2007   Klistoff, Alysa. Weapon, Tool, or Art? The Eskimo Yo-Yo as a Commodified Arctic Bola and Marker of Cultural Identity
  • 2007   Loring, Philip.   Managers are from Mars, activists are from Venus: examining the gap between institutional and grass roots sustainability initiatives
  • 2007   Salganek, Maya.   Honoring the Gift: Celebration, Ceremony, and Community in Tikigaq , Alaska
  • 2005   Antohin, Esther. Sellassie   Imagining Ityoppia: Ethiopians in the diaspora and Rastafarianism
  • 2004   Ikuta, Hiroko.   "We Dance Because We are Iñupiat" -- Iñupiaq Dance in Barrow: Performance and Identity
  • 2004   Sakurai, Takashi. Kuuvaum Kaŋiani: Where the River Begins (film)
  • 2002   Biddison, Dawn Drake.   Representation and marginalization: a case study from contemporary Alaska Native art
  • 2001   Longan, Tiffany J.   Eating Yup'ik: food trends in Southwestern Alaska
  • 2001   Raymond-Yakoubien, Julie Margaret.   They left their teacups full and their zeniths in the house: Innoko River population movements and migrations
  • 2000   Raymond-Yakoubian, Brenden.   Lived ethnicity: identity, consciousness, and discursive practice in Grayling, Alaska
  • 2000   Davis, Brian Leroy.   Geographic patterns of seal hunting in southeast Alaska , 1992-94
  • 1999   Austin, Kenneth Frank.   The changing vista of the northern Northwest Coast Indian Deer Ritual
  • 1999   Brakel, Judith T.   A maritime sense of place: southeast Alaska fishermen and mainstream   nature ideologies
  • 1999   Linn, Angela.   Not Just a Pretty Face: Dolls and Human Figurines in Alaska Native Cultures
  • 1999   McIntosh, Stacie J.   Nausiaq = plant?: Ethnobotanical classification in Shismaref , Alaska
  • 1999   Tozzi, Louis M.   Semester in the Arctic: in search of organizational identity
  • 1998   Brewster, Karen N.   An Umialik's life: conversations with Harry Brower Sr
  • 1998   Dubinina, Irina Y.   Forms, functions, meanings and uses of code-switching among bilingual Russian students in Anchorage, Alaska
  • 1998   Krutak, Lars.   One Stitch at a Time: Ivalu and Sivuqaq Tattoo
  • 1997   Chancey, Ann M.   Lebidev-Lastochkin Co. Activity in Alaska
  • 1997   Martin, Cydny Brynn.   Mediated Identity and Negotiated Tradition: Inupiaq Atigiit, 1850-2000
  • 1997   O'Brien, Thomas A.   Athabaskan implements from the skin house days as related by Reverend David Salmon
  • 1996   Carr, Teresa K.   The Integration of Governmental and Industrial Policy for the Environment on Alaska's North Slope
  • 1996   Faulkner, Susan Hartwell.   Noatak: Seasonality of Birth in an Inupiaq Village in Northwest Alaska
  • 1996   Mason, Arthur Lawrence.   In a strange turn of events: how Alutiiq cultural pride became a commodity
  • 1995   Peirce, John Carl, Jr.   Reconstruction of Neets'aii Gwich'in land use: a methodological study
  • 1995   Rahm, Jacqueline Marie.   Indigenous psychologies of Nepal and the use of traditional healing systems
  • 1995   Wright, Miranda Hildebrand.   The last great Indian war (Nulato 1851)
  • 1994   Cook, Elizabeth Ann.   The Photographer's Lens and the Elders' Recollections: Reconstructing Women's Lives in Barrow,  1921-1936, through Photographs and Interviews
  • 1994   Jacka, Jerry.   Ethnohistory of the Commercial Fishing Industry in the Eastern Aleutians
  • 1994   Kaburagi, Yoko . Avrilingyuamiut women's commercial carving: continuity of Inuit gender roles in Pelly Bay, NWT, Canada
  • 1994   Kirsis, Lise Klein.   Katherine Peter is interviewed by Lise Klein Kirsis on October 3, 1994 [sound recording] 
  • 1994   Speranza, Rose.   Folk Classification of Mammals Among the Koyukon on the Yukon River
  • 1994   Taksami, Natalia.   Ethnohistory of Aleut Settlement of Western Alaska Peninsula: Belkofski 1832 to Present
  • 1994   McGowan, Sarah J.   Commercial Whaling in Akutan , Alaska
  • 1994   Petrivelli, Patricia J.   Aleut Kinship and Social Organization in the 19th Century
  • 1993   Daniello, Denise Lynn.   Villagers to townsmen: a comparative study of Eskimo migrant adjustment patterns in Fairbanks, Alaska
  • 1993   Deng, Meini.   Naming Practices of Northwest Alaska Inupiat
  • 1993   Scott, Carol Patricia.   Continuity and change in the Wiseman area of Alaska: a look at land and renewable resource use over time
  • 1993   Williams, Ann Elizabeth.   Father Herman : syncretic symbol of divine legitimation
  • 1992   Engelhard, Michael.   Koyukon Athabaskan Occupancy and Land Use on the Upper Kobuk and Koyukuk Rivers
  • 1992   Kreher, Ronald E.   The Composition of Subsistence Herring Fishing Crews: Toksook Bay, Alaska , 1987
  • 1992   Kerttula, Anna Marie.   The Chukchi Reindeer Herders of Sireniki
  • 1991   Asbury, Margaret Ann Magee.   Gender and Ethnic-Based Interactions in Math and Science Classes at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • 1991   Corbett, Debra Garland.   Aleut settlement patterns in the western Aleutian Islands, Alaska
  • 1991   Sturnick, Karen Griffin.   Yupik Women in Transition: A Study in Change and Continuity in the Roles of Yupik Women
  • 1990   Ganley, Matthew Lenox.   Paradigms and Piilaaqtut: Applicability of Accepted Interpretations of Inupiat Ethnography and History
  • 1990   Mathews, V.T.   A Case Study of a Homeland and a Wilderness: Gates of the Arctic National Park and the Nunamiut Eskimos
  • 1989   Hensel, Chase   Title N/A
  • 1988   Dudley-Rowley, Marilyn R.   Debunking Alaska: the metamorphosis of the Alaska literary myth through its relationship with Alaska's socioeconomic image
  • 1988   McCollough, Martha.   Yup'ik responses to Russian Orthodox and Moravian missionaries in the lower Kuskokwim region of southwestern Alaska
  • 1988   Taber, Rachel Kathryn.   Czech/Slovak Immigration into the Yukon Territory: 1914-1953
  • 1986   Wheeler, Polly Carvill.   Kaltag, Alaska and Fairbanks: Changing Patterns of Subsistence Salmon Fishing on the Yukon River
  • 1984   Walsh, Steven J . Polity of St. Lawrence Island
  • 1983   Wyatt, Mary Pat.   Problems in conservation of Alaskan ethnographic material
  • 1983   Case, Martha Frances.   Modern Foragers: Wild Resource Use in Nenana Village , Alaska
  • 1982   Regan, Susan Lee.   Interpretation through oral history in the Susitna River Basin
  • 1981   Slaby, Daniel Louis.   Demography of an Athabaskan Village: Minto , Alaska
  • 1981   White,   Gay Ann.   Eskimo village: an ethnic enclave in Fairbanks, Alaska
  • 1978   deBurlo, Charles Russell.   A Study of performance in Kutchin oral narrative
  • 1975   Andrews, Elizabeth Frances.   Salcha: an Athapaskan band of the Tanana River and its culture
  • 1973   Dykema, Gisela M.   Between yesterday and tomorrow: Allendorf Germany
  • 1973   Keim, Frank J.   Some trends in non-native adaptation in villages along the Kobuk and Koyukuk Rivers in northwest Alaska
  • 1972   Breiby, John C . A biographical study of acculturation on Nushagak Bay
  • 1972   Pitts, Roger Steven.   The changing settlement patterns and housing types of the Upper Tanana Indians
  • 1971   Vitt, Ramon B.   Hunting practices of the Upper Tanana Athapaskans
  • 1971   Wallen, Lynn Ager.   The Eskimo storyknife complex of Southwestern Alaska
  • 1970   Billman, Esther Lisle.   A study of the elements of the supernatural among the Tlingit of Sitka and Yakutat.
  • 1970   Jacobs, Neville Abbott.   The anthropologist and the public; some problems of public communication in anthropology
  • 1968   Olson, Wallace M.   Minto, Alaska: cultural and historical influences on group identity