The Denman Undergraduate Research Forum

The Denman Undergraduate Research Forum occurs annually, and is the major venue on campus for the presentation of undergraduate student research. Undergraduate students in Anthropology annually present their research at the Denman, and have won either 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th place in the Social and Behavioral Sciences division nearly every year

Previous Winners from Anthropology

2016

3rd Place, Social and Behavioral Sciences: Pallavi Oruganti. Hunters’ knowledge, attitudes, and practices towards wildlife diseases in Ohio. Advisor(s): Mark Moritz, Rebecca Garabed 

2014

1st Place, Social and Behavioral Sciences: Gwendolyn Donley. Allostatic Load Varies by Apolipoprotein E and ACE Genotypes in American Samoans. Advisor(s): Douglas Crews

2nd Place, Social and Behavioral Sciences: Samantha Streuli. Trauma and Pathology in Western European Pleistocene Hominins: Implications for Relative Adaptability. Advisor(s):        Mark Hubbe

3rd Place, Social and Behavioral Sciences: Thara Nagarajan. Dietary Adequacy of Maternal-Child Pairs in Poor Households in Leon, Nicaragua Advisor(s): Barbara Piperata, Kammi Schmeer

4th Place, Social and Behavioral Sciences: Kyra Pazan. Subsistence and Social Stratification on the Great Hungarian Plain During the Transition to the Copper Age. Advisor(s): Richard Yerkes

2013

2nd Place, Social and Behavioral Sciences: Melissa French. Preliminary Comparison of Subsistence Practices at Two Fort Ancient Villages. Advisor(s): Robert Cook

4th Place, Social and Behavioral Sciences: Sara Handa. Mobility of Herds under Contract: A Study of Herd Distribution in the Far North Region of Cameroon. Advisor(s): Mark Moritz

2012

1st Place, Social and Behavioral Sciences: Allison Hagley. Do Domestic Dogs Recognize Emotional Incongruence in Human Faces and Voices? Advisor(s): Dawn Kitchen

2nd Place, Social and Behavioral Sciences: Megan Luthern. Using Daub, Bone and Charcoal Samples to Establish Szeghalom-Kovácshalom Tell Chronology. Advisor(s): Richard Yerkes

2nd Place, Social and Behavioral Sciences: Jessica Healy. What to Do with Chronically Sick Animals? A Study of Pastoralists' Decision-making in the Far North Region of Cameroon. Advisor(s): Mark Moritz

3rd Place, Social and Behavioral Sciences: Jacqueline Lipphardt. Investigating Long-Term Diet and Marine Resource Use in Kohala, Hawaiʻi. Advisor(s): Julie Field

2009

3rd Place, Social and Behavioral Sciences: Emily Coate. Interpreting the Household at a Fort Ancient Site in Dayton, Ohio. Advisor(s): Robert Cook

2008

3rd Place, Social and Behavioral Sciences:  Jacob Deppen. "Oh Deer": Seasonality and Functionality at Three Fort Ancient Sites Advisor(s): Robert Cook

3rd Place, Social and Behavioral Sciences: Michael Kenyhercz. Cannibalism: Can Bio-Archaeological Techniques Aid Forensic Investigation? Advisor(s): Sam Stout

 

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