UConn Anthropology Graduates by Year


  • Madelynn von Baeyer: Seeds of Complexity: An Archaeobotanical Study of Incipient Social Complexity at Late Chalcolithic Çadır Höyük, Turkey
  • Jordan Kiper: Propaganda and Mass Violence in the Yugoslav Wars: A Post-Conflict Ethnography


  • Bill Farley: Pequot Cultural Entanglement in 17th-Century Connecticut
  • Ronnie Shepard: Soaking in Manhood: (Re)Negotiating Masculinities and Sexualities in the Spas of Quito, Ecuador
  • Zachary Singer: The Paleoindian Occupation of Southern New England: Evaluating Sub-Regional Variation in Paleoindian Lifeways in the New England-Maritimes Region.
  • Jackie Meier: Tracing economic, ritual, and social pathways to Neolithization in the southern Levant through human-animal relationships at Kfar HaHoresh.
  • Jennifer Cook: Legal permanent migration, strategic il/legalization, and intergenerational social mobility in a transnational migrant network.


  • Melissa Kerr Chiovenda: Cultural Trauma, History Making, and the Politics of Ethnic Identity among Afghan Hazaras
  • David Leslie: Stable Isotopic Evidence for Landscape Environmental Reconstructions, Kapthurin Formation, Kenya.
  • Richard Colon: Fraternal Force: A Cultural Intervention to Alter the Way Fraternities Communicate and Conceptualize Sexual Violence.
  • Catherine Buerger: Claiming the State: The Impact of Human Rights Education and Legal Mobilization on Ghanaian Political Subjectivity.
  • Sylvia Jalil-Gutierrez: Health Care Experiences of the Uninsured at the Dawn of the 21st Century.
  • Shir Lerman: ‘Un Pueblo tan Dulce’: Diabetes, Depression, and Obesity Syndemics in Puerto Rico.


  • Marie Brault: Married Young Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health in Low-Income Communities in Mumbai, India.
  • Nicholas Blegen: The Middle Stone Age on the Margins: Chronological and archaeological contexts for hominin behavioral evolution in the Middle and Late Pleistocene of East Africa.
  • Jamie Grant: Geomorphology of the Connecticut River, as a Spatial-Temporal Context for Understanding Pre-contact Settlement Patterns.
  • Martin Gabriel Hrynick: Wabanaki Architecture in Historical and Archaeological Context
  • Rebecca Nelson: Giving Ideas, Taking Photos: Volunteer Tourism and Cultural Production in a Guatemalan Women’s Weaving Cooperative.
  • Rita Offiaeli: When the Kola nut (Cola acuminata) Meets The Electric Slide: Constructing Transnationalisms.
  • Dianne M. Schindler: Transgender Kinship: Transforming Family.


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