Anthropology and Museum Studies

What do you meme?: An analysis of how college students use memes

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.

Chemical Sourcing and Technical Analysis of Volcanic Glass Lithics from the Grissom Site (45KT301)

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)