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2007 Annual Report


Post-Ph.D. Research Grant

Primary Contact/Grantee Project Title Institutional Affiliation
Ammerman, Albert J. Ammerman, Prof. Albert J., Colgate U., Hamilton, NY - To aid 'The Longitudinal Study of Landscape Dynamics at Acconia in Italy' Colgate U.
Atsalis, Sylvia Atsalis, Dr. Sylvia, San Diego Zoological Society, San Diego, CA - To aid research on 'Menopause and Postreproductive Lifespan in a Cooperatively Breeding Primate: Hormonal Assessment of Aged Langurs'
Barta, Jodi Lynn Barta, Dr. Jodi Lynn, U. of Toronto, Mississauga, Canada - To aid research on 'The Relationship Between Skin Pigmentation and Vitamin D Insufficiency in Northern Latitudes' Toronto, U. of
Brown, Linda Ann Brown, Dr. Linda Ann, George Washington U., Washington, DC - To aid research on 'Indigenous Archaeologies: Contemporary Meanings, Social Lives and Material Signatures of Maya Antiquities Reused as Sacra' George Washington U.
Buyandelgeriyn, Manduhai Buyandelgeriyn, Dr. Manduhai, Harvard U., Cambridge, MA - To aid research on 'Election Campaigns: Women’s Engagement in Neoliberal State Formation in Mongolia' Harvard U.
Casana, Jesse J. U. of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR - Dr. Jesse Casana, Primary Investigator - To aid research on 'Settlement Systems and Land Use Strategies at Tell Qarqur, Syria' Arkansas, U. of
Chazan, Michael Chazan, Dr. Michael, U. of Toronto, Toronto, Canada - To aid research on 'Archaeology of Wonderwerk Cave, Northern Cape Province, South Africa' Toronto, U. of
Coe, Cathleen Meleney Coe, Dr. Cathleen Meleney, Rutgers U., Camden, NJ - To aid research on 'The Impact of Transnational Migration on Family Arrangements in Ghana' Rutgers U.
de Ruiter, Darryl James de Ruiter, Dr. Darryl James, Texas A&M U., College Station, TX - To aid research on 'Paleoanthropological Investigation of Meloding: An Early Pilocene Fossil Locality in the Free State, South Africa' Texas A&M U.
DeCaro, Jason A. DeCaro, Dr. Jason A., U. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL - To aid research on 'Physical Activity and the Architecture of Daily Life among Alabama Mexican Americans: A Biocultural Investigation' Emory U.
Di Fiore, Anthony Francis Di Fiore, Dr. Anthony Francis, New York U., New York, NY - To aid research on 'Kinship, Behavior, and Social Structure in Atelin Primates' New York U.
Diel, Lori Boornazian Diel, Dr. Lori Boornazian, Texas Christian U., Fort Worth, TX - To aid research on 'Manuscrito del Aperreamiento / Manuscript of a Dogging: Negotiating Power in Early Colonial Cholula' Texas Christian U.
Disotell, Todd Richard Disotell, Dr. Todd Richard, New York U., New York, NY - To aid research on 'Timing the Primate Colonization of Bioko Island Through the Use of Multiple Molecular Markers' New York U.
Dvorak, Gregory Eric Dvorak, Dr. Gregory Eric, Australian National U., Canberra, Australia - To aid research on 'Seeds of Empire: Retracing Marshall Islander-Japanese Roots and Routes' Australian National U.
Gallotti, Rosalia Galloti, Dr. Rosalia, U. of Rome, Rome, Italy - To aid research on 'Technical Behaviors During the Oldowan at Garba IVD (Melka Kunture, Ethiopia)' Rome, U. of
Goldstein, Paul S. Goldstein, Dr. Paul S., U. of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA - To aid research on 'Death in Diaspora: Mortuary Practice Variablity at the Tiwanaku Colony of Rio Muerto, Peru' California, San Diego, U. of
Guba, Zsuzsanna Guba, Dr. Zsuzsanna, Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest, Hungary - To aid research on 'Ancient DNA of the Neolithic Alfold linearbandkeramic Culture People' Hungarian Natural Hist. Museum
Hauser, Marc David Hauser, Dr. Marc D. , Harvard U., Cambridge, MA, - To aid research on 'Evolution of Grammatical Abilities in Monkeys and Apes' Harvard U.
Kendall, Nancy Kendall, Dr. Nancy, U. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI - To aid research on 'The Effects of U.S. Support for Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Education in Malawi and Mozambique' Wisconsin, Madison, U. of
Kowalewski, Miguel Martin Kowalewski, Dr. Miguel Martin, U. of Illinois, Urbana, IL - To aid research on 'Relationships Between Parasite Loads, Disease Transmission and Habitat Disturbance in Northern Argentina' Illinois, Urbana, U. of
Kuhn, Steven L. Kuhn, Dr. Steven L., U. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ - To aid research on 'The Early Paleolithic Occupation of Anatolia: Expanded Research at Kaletepe Deresi 3 (Niðde, Turkey)' Arizona, U. of
Kulick, Don Kulick, Dr. Don, New York U., New York, NY - To aid research on 'The Dying Language that Didn't Die: 20 Years Later in Gapun, PNG' New York U.
Lorway, Robert B. Lorway, Dr. Robert B., U. of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada - To aid research on 'Willing to be Empowered: Sexual Minority Rights, Science and Technologies of the Self' Manitoba, U. of
Lukacs, John Robert Lukacs, Dr. John Robert, U. of Oregon, Eugene, OR - To aid research on 'Developmental Stress in Juvenile Apes and Humans: Is the Deciduous Dental Evidence Consistent?' Oregon, U. of
Makley, Charlene E. Makley, Dr Charlene E., Reed College, Portland, OR - To aid research on 'Dilemmas of Development among Tibetans in the PRC' Reed College
Martin, Debra L. Martin, Dr. Debra L., U. of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV - To aid research on 'The Bioarchaeological Signatures of Slavery in the Pre-Colonial Greater Southwest (AD 900-1400)' Nevada, Las Vegas, U. of
McBrearty, Sally McBrearty, Dr. Sally, U. of Connecticut, Storrs, CT - To aid research on 'Middle Pleistocene Human and Chimpanzee Adaptations' Connecticut, U. of
Merli, Laetitia Merli, Dr. Laetitia, U. of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom - To aid on 'Shamanism Versus Neo-shamanism: Case Studies in Tuva and in Mongolia' Cambridge, U. of
Morgen, Sandra L. Morgen, Dr. Sandra L., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR - To aid research on 'Producing and Contesting Consent: The Cultural Politics of Taxes and the Imagined Neoliberal State' Oregon, U. of
Muller, Birgit Muller, Dr. Birgit, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France - To aid research on 'Food, Property and Power: Agricultural Technologies as Global Policies and Local Practices' Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
Myles, Sean Michael Myles, Sean Michael, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany - To aid research on 'Uncovering the Genetic Basis for Blond Hair in Island Melanesia' Max Planck Inst.
Paxson, Heather A. Paxson, Dr. Heather A., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA - To aid research on 'Economies of Sentiment, Ecologies of Production: Crafting Locality in American Artisanal Cheesemaking' Massachusetts Inst. of Technology
Pinto Llona, Ana C. Pinto Llona, Dr. Ana Cristina, Instituto de Historia, Madrid, Spain - To aid research on 'Sopena Archaeological Project: Late Mousterian and Early Upper Palaeolithic in the Northern Iberian Peninsula' Inst. de Historia
Prazak, Miroslava Prazak, Dr. Miroslava, Bennington College, Bennington, VT - To aid research on 'Kuria Family in the Era of HIV/AIDS' Bennington College, VT
Roberts, Mary Nooter Roberts, Dr. Mary Nooter, U. of California, Los Angeles, CA - To aid research on 'Images of Efficacy: Devotional Diasporas of Shirdi Sai Baba in the Indian Ocean World' California, Los Angeles, U. of
Rose, Laurel Lynn Rose, Dr. Laurel Lynn, Carnegie Mellon U., Pittsburgh, PA - To aid research on 'Swaziland's Customary Land Law in the Era of HIV/AIDS' Carnegie Mellon U., PA
Russell, Amy Louise Russell, Dr. Amy Louise, U. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ - To aid research on 'Ancestral Population Structure and Gene Flow in the Genus Pan' Arizona, U. of
Smith, Alexia U. of Connecticut, Storrs, CT - Dr. Alexia Smith, P.I. - To aid research on 'Examining Agriculture and Societal Collapse in Southwest Asia' Connecticut, U. of
Stojanowski, Christopher Michael Stojanowski, Dr. Christopher M., Arizona State U., Tempe, AZ - To aid research on 'Biocultural Adaptations to Climatic Instability During the Early and Middle Holocene in the Western Sahara Desert' Arizona State U.
Stoller, Paul A. Stoller, Dr. Paul A., West Chester U., West Chester PA - To aid research on 'Aging and the Fluidity of Family Life among West African Immigrants in New York City' West Chester U.
Tucker, Catherine M Tucker, Dr. Catherine M., Indiana U., Bloomington, IN - To aid research on 'Cultural, Institutional and Environmental Dimensions of Conservation in Honduran Lenca Communities: The Montaña Camapara Reserve' Indiana U., Bloomington
Twiss, Katheryn Cumming Twiss, Dr. Katheryn Cumming, Stony Brook U., Stony Brook, NY - To aid research on 'Exploring Prehistoric Caprine Management Through Long Bone Cross-Sectional Geometry' New York, Stony Brook, State U. of
Van Den Bos, Matthijs Van Den Bos, Dr. Matthijs, U.of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands - To aid research on 'European Shi'ism: Peripheral Networks and Religious Renewal' Amsterdam, U. of
Walshaw, Sarah Catherine Walshaw, Dr. Sarah Catherine, Simon Fraser U., Burnaby, Canada - To aid research on 'Food Production Viewed from the Fields: Contributions from Swahili Ethnoarchaeology on Pemba Island, Tanzania' Simon Fraser U.