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Student Awards

Graduate
Kira E. Kaufmann   Graduate School Dissertation Fellowship, 2003-2004
Kira E. Kaufmann Student-Faculty Partnerships Organized for Learning, CIPD, 2003-2004
Chris Hamlin Graduate School Dissertation Fellowship, 2002-2003
Pete Fantle Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies travel grant, 2002
Chris Hamlin Phi Kappa Phi National Academic Honor Society Inductee, 2002
Dustin Oakley Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship, Summer 2002
Kira Kaufmann Cultures and Communities Program Graduate Teaching Fellowship, 2001-2002
Kira Kaufmann   PFF Grant, Center of Instruction and Professional Development, 2001-2002
Linda Naunapper PFF Grant, Center of Instruction and Professional Development, 2001-2002
Seth Schneider Phi Kappa Phi National Academic Honor Society Inductee, 2001
Jamie Kelly Milwaukee Public Museum Betty L. and M. Kenneth Starr Summer Internship, 2000

Undergraduate
Lisa Sowers Young Women in Archaeology Internship, Center for American Archeology. Kampsville, Illinois. Summer 2002
Jackie Orchall   Donald R. Shea Undergraduate Scholarship in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 2002
Jackie Orchall Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program, Summer 2001

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Conference Presentations

2004

Brown, Melissa
Kaolin Pipe Fragments from an Historic Fur-Trade Post in Racine County, Wisconsin. Midwest/Southeastern Archaeological Conference in St. Louis, co-authored with Cheri Price of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

Foley Winkler, Kathleen M. and Robert J. Jeske
Oneota Mortuary Practices in Wisconsin: An Example from the Crescent Bay Hunt Club Site. Paper presented at the 69th Society for American Archaeology Conference, Montreal, Canada, March 31-April 4.

Fratello, Ed
Neolithic Agriculture on the Swiss Plateau: A Preliminary Report on Botanical Remains from Robenhausen at the Milwaukee Public Museum. Paper presented at the 69th Society for American Archaeology Conference, Montreal, Canada, March 31-April 4.

Heydt-nelson, Jessie
Sheela-na-gigs and the Expedient Transmutation of Female Imagery. Chacmool Archaeological Conference, the 15th Anniversary Gender Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Kubicek, Ricky
A New Look at the "Gemma Augustea". University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Art History Graduate Student Symposium.

Kubicek, Ricky
Engendering Barbarian Representations of Labor in Roman Sculpture. Chacmool Archaeological Conference, the 15th Anniversary Gender Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Johnson, James
All Broken Up Inside: Ceramics, Tumuli and Performance in Iron Age Germany. Paper presented at the 69th Society for American Archaeology Conference, Montreal, Canada, March 31-April 4.

Johnson, James
Beyond post ergo propter hoc: An Investigation into Prehistoric Tool Production and Engendered Social Practices. Chacmool Archaeological Conference, the 15th Anniversary Gender Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Kaufmann, Kira E.
Moving Beyond Shape: Using Theory and Multidisciplinary Methods to Reinterpret the Effigy Mound Phenomena. Paper presented at the 69th Society for American Archaeology Conference, Montreal, Canada, March 31-April 4.

Lillis, Jaclyn
Working within an Unworkable Collection: Textiles from the Swiss Neolithic at the Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM). Paper presented at the 69th Society for American Archaeology Conference, Montreal, Canada, March 31-April 4.

Lillis, Jaclyn
The Role of Women at Robenhausen: A Neolithic Textile Production Site. Chacmool Archaeological Conference, the 15th Anniversary Gender Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Lowry, Brett
Rinse, Reuse, Recycle: The Conflation of Material Culture in Prehistoric and Modern Religions. Paper presented at the 69th Society for American Archaeology Conference, Montreal, Canada, March 31-April 4.

Lowry, Brett and Murph Pizza
Goddess at the Crossroads: the politics of religious and archaeological validation. Chacmool Archaeological Conference, the 15th Anniversary Gender Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Mollerud, Katy
Up North: Analysis of Aztalan Ramey Incised Ceramics. Paper presented at the 69th Society for American Archaeology Conference, Montreal, Canada, March 31-April 4.

Mueller, Emily
Who Used the Ground Stone Here? An Engendered View of Prehistoric Modes of Production Within the Riddle Brothers Ranch Historic District, Steens Mountain, Oregon. Chacmool Archaeological Conference, the 15th Anniversary Gender Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Mueller, Emily J. and Scott P. Thomas
New Data from the Mortar Riddle Site (35HA2627), Steens Mountain, Northern Great Basin, Oregon. Paper presented at the 69th Society for American Archaeology annual meeting, Montreal, Canada. March 31-April 4.

Schneider, Seth
Social Memory, Identity and Ritual in the Early Iron Age of Southwest Germany. Paper presented in symposium titled "Recent Research from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee," Annual Meeting of the Central States Anthropological Society, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Winkler, Daniel and Dustin Blodgett
The Thermal Alteration of Silicified Sandstones from Western Wisconsin. Paper presented at the 69th Society for American Archaeology Conference, Montreal, Canada, March 31-April 4.

2003

Graduate Students
Foley-Winkler, Kathleen and Robert J. Jeske
Oneota Mortuary Practices in Wisconsin: An Example from the Crescent Bay Hunt Club Site. Paper presented at the 49th Annual Midwest Archaeological Conference, Milwaukee, October, 2003.

Johnson, James
The Price is Right: Costly Signaling Theory and Early Neolithic Monument Construction in the Boyne River Valley, CO. Meath, Ireland. 68th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Milwaukee, WI.

Johnson, James and Seth Schneider
Making their Mark: Mapping the Socio-Physical Landscape in Iron Age South-West Germany. Poster presented in invited session titled "Constructed Landscapes and Persistent Places: Studies from Prehistoric Europe" organized by Sarah B. McClure at the 102nd Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Chicago, Illinois.

Kaufmann, Kira E.
Archaeological Geophysical Investigations at a Late Woodland Effigy Mound Site, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Paper presented at the Midwest Archaeological Conference, Milwaukee, October, 2003.

Kaufmann, Kira E.
Inter and Intra-Site Spatial Analysis of mounds in the Lake Koshkonong Area. Paper presented at the Society for American Archaeology Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, April 12.

Koziarski, Ralph
Preliminary Report on Mammal Exploitation at the Bell Site (47-Wn-9). Paper presented at the 49th Annual Midwest Archaeological Conference, Milwaukee, October, 2003.

Naunapper, Linda
"Bell Type 2" Ceramics Recovered from the Bell Site. Paper presented at the 49th Annual Midwest Archaeological Conference, Milwaukee, October, 2003.

Park, Sung Woo
Technological Changes and Prehistoric Subsistence Shifts: The Zimmerman Site in the Upper Illinois River Valley. Paper presented at the 49th Annual Midwest Archaeological Conference, Milwaukee, October, 2003.

Sorensen, Nichole
Conservation of Historic Wrought Iron. Paper presented at the 49th Annual Midwest Archaeological Conference, Milwaukee, October, 2003.

Snell, Sam
GIS: Not just for Research Anymore. 49th Annual Midwest Archaeological Conference, Milwaukee, WI.

Winkler, Daniel and Robert Jeske
Paleoindian Occupation at the Carcajou Point Site. Presented in the Sponsored Symposium Recent Developments in the Archaeology of the Western Great Lakes, at the Annual Meetings of the Society for American Archaeology, Milwaukee, April 9, 2003.

2002

Graduate Students
Kaufmann, Kira
Electrical modeling in archaeological contexts using GIS. Anthropological Applications of GIS Conference, April 12, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Naunapper, Linda
Archaeological GIS in Environmental Impact Assessment and Planning. Poster session, Anthropological Applications of GIS Conference, April 12, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Kaufmann, Kira
Analysis of Archaeological Electrical Remote Sensing At Aztalan State Park (47JE1). Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, March 20-24, Denver, CO. With William Kean.

Naunapper, Linda
Archaeological GIS in Environmental Impact Assessment and Planning. Poster session: Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, March 20-24, Denver, CO.

Schneider, Seth A.
The Old Man and the Mound: Ceramic Curation during the Early Iron Age in Southwest Germany. Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, March 20-24, Denver, CO.

Undergraduate Students

Johnson, Jim
Rethinking Big: The metamorphosis of Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age monumental structures in Southern England. Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, March 20-24, Denver, CO.

Sowers, Lisa
The Undiscovered Koster: The South Field Excavation in 1969. Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, March 20-24, Denver, CO.

Zovar, Joel
Lookin' For a Good Time: Transhumance and Festival Centers in Later Bronze Age England. Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting, March 20-24, Denver, Colorado.

2001

Kaufmann, Kira
Preliminary Results from Archaeological Electrical Remote Sensing at Aztalan State Park (47JE1). Midwest Archaeological Conference, October 13, LaCrosse, Wisconsin.

Kelly, Jamie
Delineating the Temporal and Spatial Boundaries of Late Woodland Collared Wares. Midwest Archaeological Conference, October 13, LaCrosse, Wisconsin.

Schneider, Seth A.
Continuity and Change in the Iron Age Landscape: The Heuneburg Hillfort in Region Focus. European Association of Archaeologists Annual Meeting, September 19-23, Esslingen, Germany. With Bettina Arnold and Matthew Murray.

Fantle, Peter W.
K-4: First Environmentalist or Opportunist; a Faunal Analysis on Prehistoric Resource Conservation. Midwest Conference on Andean and Amazonian Archaeology and Ethnohistory, February 23-24, Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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Masters and Ph.D. Theses

2007

Cannizzo, Anna
Enlightened: An Analysis of a Collection of Ancient Mediterranean Oil Lamps from the Milwaukee Public Museum (MS 2007). Advisor: Arnold

Epstein, Ethan
Distant Cores: Lithic Technology Group Mobility and Late Archaic Economic Adaptations at the Mortar Riddle Site, Steens Mountain, Oregon (35HA2627)(MS 2007). Advisor: Jeske

Gredell, Erin
Research Potential of Poorly Provenienced Museum Collections: a Case Study of a Mexican Cave Assemblage at the Milwaukee Public Museum (MS 2007). Advisor: J. Richards

Handwerk, Elizabeth
An Osteological and Mortuary Analysis of the McClaughry Effigy Mound Site, Marquette County, Wisconsin (MS 2007). Advisor: P. Richards

Mueller, Emily
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Naunapper, Linda
History, Archaeology and the Construction of Ethnicity: Bell Type II Ceramics and the Potawatomi (PhD 2007). Advisor: Jeske

Sabo, Bridget
Procuring Pipestone: an Examination of Pipe Material Selection in Wisconsin from the Late Archaic to the Historic Periods (MS 2007). Advisor: J. Richards

Stroik, John
An Analysis of Four Lohmann to Early Stirling Phase Structures in the Mound 72 Precinct at the Cahokia Site (MS 2007). Advisor: J. Richards

2006

Angela Brandon
Exploring Possible Associations between Effigy Mounds and Petroforms in Dodge and Fond Du Lac Counties (MS, 2006)

Johnson, James
Different Strokes for Different Folks: Contingency, Entanglement and Bone and Antler Tools in the Swiss Neolithic (MS 2006). Advisor: Arnold

Lange, Allison
A Regional Analysis of Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in Iowa and Juneau Counties, Wisconsin (MS 2006). Advisor: J. Richards

Petit, Melissa
Gender Shifts: Archaeological Correlates of Transgendered Ritual Practitioners (MS 2006). Advisor: Arnold

Van Beckum, Jonathan
The "Rediscovery" of the First Fort Crawford: a Study Using Archaeological and Archival Data to Interpret and Date an Early Nineteenth Century American Fortification (MS 2006). Advisor: P. Richards

Wellner, Kari
An Analysis of the Human Remains from the Richter Site (47DR80): Diet and Health at a North Bay Phase, Middle Woodland Site in Door County (MS 2006). Advisor: P. Richards

2005

Bohms, Jeralyn
A Preliminary Analysis of Maya Incensarios Deposited in Lake Amatitlán, Guatemala (MS 2005). Advisor: J. Richards

Bradley, Melissa
Paleopathology and Nutritional Health at the Nitschke Effigy Mound Site, Dodge County, WI (MS 2005). Advisor: Jeske

Brandon, Angela
Exploring Possible Associations between Effigy Mounds and Petroforms in Dodge and Fond du Lac Counties (MS 2005). Advisor: Jeske

de Bie, Melissa
Who's Who in Plateau Cornhusk Bags? An Analysis of Makers' Marks on Cornhusk Bags (MS 2005). Advisor: Arnold

Heydt-Nelson, Jessie
Sheela-na-gigs and the Expedient Transmutation of Female Imagery (MS 2005). Advisor: Arnold

Kaufmann, Kira E.
Effigy Mound Sites as Cultural Landscapes: A Geophysical Spatial Analysis of Two Late Woodland Sites in Southeastern Wisconsin (PhD 2005). Advisor: Jeske

Lillis, Jaclyn
Weaving Our Way Through the Past: An Examination of Textiles from the Swiss Lake-Dwelling Site of Robenhausen at the Milwaukee Public Museum (MS 2005). Advisor: Arnold

Lowry, Brett
Animal Sacrifice and Feasting in Celtic Gaul: Regional Variation, Costly Signaling and Symbolism (MS 2005). Advisor: Arnold

Mollerud, Katy
Messages, Meanings and Motifs: an Analysis of Ramey Incised Ceramics at the Aztalan Site (MS 2005). Advisor: J. Richards

Moore, Gregory
Archaeological Correlates of Warfare in the Iron Age Mortuary Record: Patterns and Variations (MS 2005). Advisor: Arnold

Rosenow, Leah
Small Thinghs Remembered: the Tell Hadidi Beads at the Milwaukee Public Museum (MS 2005). Advisor: Arnold

Snell, Samuel
Geographic Information Systems and Intrasite Analysis at the Bell Site (47WN9) (MS 2005). Advisor: J. Richards

Sorenson, Nicole
Where There's Smoke, There's Fire: a Historical Archaeological Investigation of the Peshtigo Fire's Impact at the Williamsonville Site, Door County, Wisconsin (MS 2005). Advisor: P. Richards

Stavish, Patricia
Women and Children First: the Distribution of Grave Goods at the La Tène Cemetery at Münsingen-Rain, Switzerland (MS 2005). Advisor: Arnold

Watson, Robert
The Creation of Space and Place at Cahokia: Mound 72, Mound 96, and the Mound 72 Precinct (PhD 2005). Co-Advisors: Arnold and Fowler

2004

Blodgett, Dustin
The Richter Site: A Lithic Analysis of a North Bay Site on Wisconsin's Door Peninsula (MS, 2004). Advisor: Jeske

Boczkeiwiez, Robert I.
What's Good for the Goose: The Use of Faunal Remains to Identify the Ethnicity and Economic Status of a Pomeranian Immigrant Farmstead (MS, 2004). Advisor: Hudson

Foley Winkler, Kathleen
Oneota Mortuary Practices in Southeast Wisconsin (MS, 2004). Advisor: Jeske

Halverson, Laura
Clam River Focus Ceramics Re-examined: Variation within the Type Collection at the Milwaukee Public Museum (MS, 2004). Advisor: J. Richards

Koziarski, Ralph
Vertebrate Resource Utilization at the Late Prehistoric Component of the Bell Site (47WN9): an Application of Optimal Foraging Theory to Subsistence Analysis (MS 2004). Advisor: Hudson

Mollet, Janean
Identifying Children in the Archaeological Record at the Jeremiah Curtin House (MS, 2004). Advisor: P. Richards

Park, SunWoo
Lithic Technology and Subsistence Change in the Thirteenth through Seventeenth Centuries: An Example from the Zimmerman / Grand Village of the Kaskaskia Site in the Upper Illinois River Valley (PhD, 2004). Advisor: Jeske

Winkler, Daniel
Transitional Middle to Late Archaic Lithic Technology in Southeastern Wisconsin: The Kelly North Tract at Carcajou Point (MS, 2004). Advisor: Jeske

2003

Casey, Timothy
Effigy Mounds In Southeastern Wisconsin: An Analysis Of Site Location And Environmental Factors (MS, 2003). Advisor: Jeske

Clauter, Jody
Late Woodland Cultural Complexity In Southeastern Wisconsin: A Ceramic Analysis From The Klug (47OZ26) And Klug Island Sites (MS, 2003). Advisor: Jeske

Fantle, Peter
Archaic Period Marine Mammal Hunting Strategies on the South Coast of Peru (MS, 2003). Advisor: Hudson

Johnsen, Teresa
Description and Analysis of Preserved Fabrics from the Northwest Mound at Aztalan: A Late Prehistoric Site in Southeastern Wisconsin (MS, 2003). Advisor: J. Richards

Macenka-Brown, Tammy
Gender and Status Analysis of Four Arras Culture Cemeteries in Great Britain: Rudston, Burton Fleming, Garton Station and Kirkburn (MS, 2003). Advisor: Arnold

Olsen, M. Lee
Oneota Subsistence in Southern Wisconsin: Agriculture and Plant Domestication at the Crescent Bay Hunt Club Site (MS, 2003). Advisor: Jeske

Schneider, Seth
Ancestor Veneration And Ceramic Curation: An Analysis From Speckhau Tumulus 17, Southwest Germany (MS, 2003). Advisor: Arnold

2002

Dickson, Randy R.
Archaeology survey: probability, problems and plowed contexts. (MS, 2002). Advisor: J. Richards

Hunter, Chrisie L.
A comparative study of Oneota and Langford Traditions. (MS, 2002). Advisor: Jeske

Kelly, John
Delineating The Spatial And Temporal Boundaries Of Late Woodland Collated Wares From Illinois And Wisconsin (MS, 2002). Advisor: Jeske

Warwick, Matthew
A Diachronic Study Of Animal Exploitation At Aztalan, A Late Prehistoric Village In Southeast Wisconsin (MS, 2002). Advisor: Hudson

Zietz, Vanessa
Pass The Duiker, Please: Spatial Analysis Of Animal Bone To Identity Social Differences (MS, 2002). Advisor: Hudson

2001

Boor, Jocelyn
The ubiquitous ushabti: a study in regional variation. (MS, 2001). Advisor: Arnold

Grubisha, Diane
An analysis of the steatite artifacts from the archaeological site of Aila. (MS, 2001). Advisor: Arnold

Randolph, Joseph E.
The aboriginal rock art of the Lake Owyhee Reservoir, Oregon. (MS, 2001). Advisor: J. Richards

Watt, Richard
Settlement location shifts in northeastern Wisconsin during the Late Prehistoric and Historic periods. (MS, 2001). Advisor: J. Richards

2000

Demel, Scott J.
Understanding remnant archaic settlement along the western coast of Lake Michigan. (PhD, 2000). Advisor: J. Richards

Naunapper Linda
The value in the use of historical sources in archaeological research: a case study at the historic period Robinson's Reservation. (MS, 2000). Advisor: P. Richards

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