Travel Grant Awardees

Date Award Granted Winner Purpose Title of presentation, poster, or project
click title for link to abstract or conference web site.

April, 2023

Kaytan Kelkar Attend 2023 European Conference on Permafrost A rock glacier inventory of the Central Alaska Range

April, 2019

Juliette Funck Attend 2019 INQUA Meeting in Dublin, Ireland The energetic cost of travel: Linking strontium and nitrogen isotope analyses from bison as indices of their mobility and nutritional stress

April, 2019

Kendall Mills Attend 2019 Society of Mammologists' Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. The genetics and persistence of a seemingly maladaptive trait in the hoary marmot species complex

May, 2018

Juliette Funck Attend 2018 IsoEcol Meeting in Vina del Mar, Chile  The life and times of a steppe bison (Bison priscus) from Arctic Alaska
May, 2018 Brooks Lawler Attend 2019 Alaska Anthropological Assoc. Annual Meeting, in Nome Lithic resource variability and analytical methods
May, 2017 Casey Clark Attend 22nd Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals Braving the elements: Investigating Pacific walrus life history and movements using trace elements in teeth
April, 2016 Nicholas Schmuck Conduct laboratory work at the University of Georgia's Center for Applied Isotope Studies, Summer, 2016 Improving Data Resolution in Southeast Alaska: A Geochemical Analysis of Geological Obsidian for Sourcing Archaeological Materials . . . .
Matthew Whitley IX. International Conference on Permafrost, Potsdam, Germany, June, 2016 Thermokarst-induced landscape change on the Yukon Kuskokwim (YK) Delta, Alaska
Paul Wilcox Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, September, 2016

Increasing humidity during the Younger Dryas revealed by palynological and sedimentalogical analysis of cores from Baker Island, southeast Alaska

May, 2015 Caitlin Holloway Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, April 2016

An Archaeobotanical Analysis of the Upward Sun River Site, Central Alaska

Louise Farquharson American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December, 2015 in San Francisco, CA Timing of high sea level stands in Arctic Alaska during Marine Isotope Stage 5
and inferences about coastal processes
Benjamin Gaglioti XIXth INQUA Conference, July, 2015 in Nagoya, Japan Using varved lake sediments to detect human impacts on boreal wildfire in Interior, Alaska
July, 2013 Louise Farquharson Attending Utah State University Optically Stimulated Luminescence Dating Short Course, May 2014  
November, 2010 Louise Farquharson XVIIIth INQUA Conference; July 2011 in Bern, Switzerland Holocene thermokarst lake formation within yedoma sediments of the northern Seward Peninsula, Alaska and the Kolyma River Lowlands, North East Siberia
October, 2009 Samuel Coffman Society of American Archaeology Annual Meeting; April 14-18, 2010 in St. Louis, MO Early Holocene Archaeology at Teklanika West, central Alaska
Phoebe Gilbert

Alaska Anthropological Assoc. Annual Meeting; March 24-27, 2010 in Anchorage, AK

Occupation and Climate change at the Mead Site: A Geoarchaeological Approach

2008 and earlier

October, 2008

Jason Addison

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. December, 2008. San Francisco, CA

High-Resolution Records of Mid-Holocene Paleoceanographic Change From the Subarctic Northeast Pacific Ocean
October, 2007

Sarah Meitl

Alaska Anthropological Assoc. Annual Meeting. February, 2008. Anchorage, AK

Denbigh Flint Complex at Onion Portage: What can stone tools tell us?

Eva Stephani

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. December, 2007. San Francisco, CA

Studies of contemporary glacier basal ice cryostructures to identify buried basal ice in the permafrost: an example from the Matanuska Glacier, Alaska.

Yiming Wang

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. December, 2007. San Francisco, CA

Late Quaternary Environmental Changes Inferred from the Stable Oxygen Isotope Composition of Aquatic Insects (Chironomidae: Diptera) and Stable Hydrogen Isotope Composition of bulk sediments from Idavain Lake, Southwest Alaska
October, 2006

Jason Addison

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. December, 2006. San Francisco, CA

 Biogeochemical and Isotopic Records of Holocene Climate Change in the Gulf of Alaska, Northeast Pacific Ocean

Hayley Lanier

Study faunal collections at the Smithsonian Museum  Phylogeography, morphology, and evolutionary history of the collared pika (Ochotona collaris)
November, 2005

Tammy Greene

American Society of Physical Anthropologists Annual Meeting. March, 2006. Anchorage, AK  Diet at predynastic Hierakonpolis: an examination of macrowear, microwear, and caries

Nicole Misarti

Society of American Archaeology Annual Meeting. April, 2006. San Juan, Puerto Rico  Reconstructing midden composition through chemical analysis of soils in the eastern Aleutians

Amy Rodman

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. December, 2005. San Francisco, CA  Origin for Kuparuk River basin springs, North Slope, Alaska
Note: The AQC has been awarding travel grants since 1990; only the most recent recipients are listed here.