Author(s) Harley Biggs, Izzabella Perini Faculty Mentor(s) Steven Hackenberger (Anthropology & Museum Studies), Steve Spencer (Graduate Studies and Research) Abstract The CWU Anthropology Department sponsored a field school in Barbuda-Antigua in 2000. Poorly preserved human remains were discovered eroding into the ocean and rescued by… Read More »Analysis of 3000 Year Old Dentition: Barbuda, West Indies
Anthropology and Museum Studies
Author(s) Skyler Smith Faculty Mentor(s) Rodrigo Renteria-Valencia (Anthropology & Museum Studies) Abstract This exploratory study provides insight into the behaviors of Central Washington University college students as it pertains to the discovering, sharing and creating of memes. Additionally, it explores meme use in inter-personal communication,… Read More »What do you meme?: An analysis of how college students use memes
Developing a morphometric protocol for identifying and analyzing morphological variability in stone tools.
Author(s) Nik Simurdak Faculty Mentor(s) Patrick McCutcheon (Anthropology & Museum Studies) Abstract Morphometrics analysis of stone tools emphasizes the use of metric data to capture information about tool attributes, such as shape. These techniques are still under development, with some adapted for less reduced tools… Read More »Developing a morphometric protocol for identifying and analyzing morphological variability in stone tools.
Author(s) Nik Simurdak Faculty Mentor(s) Patrick McCutcheon (Anthropology & Museum Studies) Abstract The Grissom site (45KT301) is a large archaeological site with artifacts spanning pre-contact to historic periods. Past research by Central Washington University students sought to understand stone tool type variation, distribution, and diversity… Read More »Chemical Sourcing and Technical Analysis of Volcanic Glass Lithics from the Grissom Site (45KT301)
Author(s) Astra Palmer, Harley Biggs Faculty Mentor(s) Steven Hackenberger (Anthropology & Museum Studies) Abstract As part of our Provost and OUR supported research project with Dr. Hackenberger, we have undertaken a focused study of the sediments and stratigraphy of the Wahluke Site (45GR306). This site… Read More »Middle Columbia River Environmental Archaeology