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Edgar Alarcón

PhD Date: Dec 2022Major Professor(s): Laurie Reitsema
Dissertation/thesis title: Local Practice Between Empires: The Bioarchaeology of El Japón
(San Gregorio Atlapulco, Mexico),
1550-1650CE

Megan Anne Conger

PhD Date: Dec 2022Major Professor(s): Jennifer Birch
Dissertation/thesis title: Dissertation: “Re-evaluating timeframes for Indigenous and European interaction in southern Ontario, AD 1550-1650"
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David Hecht

PhD Date: Dec 2022Major Professor(s): J. Peter Brosius
Dissertation/thesis title: Citadels of Conservation: Mapping More than human Worlds of Environmental Protection in Bhutan
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Linda Kosen

PhD Date: Dec 2022
Dissertation/thesis title: Ways of Knowing, Ways of Being: The Role of Relational Citizen Science in the Conservation and Care of Laysan Albatross in the Hawaiian Islands

Jonathan Micon

PhD Date: Dec 2022
Status: Hired
Current Position:
University of Georgia Department of Anthropology
Major Professor(s): Jennifer Birch
Dissertation/thesis title: Reconsidering the Depopulation of the St. Lawrence River Valley Using a Radiocarbon and Material-Based Perspective

John McGreevy

PhD Date: May 2022
Current Position:
Socioeconomic Monitoring Coordinator, National Park Service
Major Professor(s): Don Nelson
Dissertation/thesis title: "When the rain falls": adaptation to compound disasters and climate unpredictability in natural resource dependent communities of rural Haiti
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Jonathan Hallemeier

PhD Date: Dec 2021
Current Position:
ORISE Postdoctoral Fellow
Major Professor(s): Don Nelson
Dissertation/thesis title: Conflict, Uncertainty, and Collaboration in Multiple Use Land Management Planning for a Southern Appalachian National Forest
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Jacob Weger

PhD Date: Dec 2021
Status: Hired
Current Position:
Lecturer in Environmental Studies, Seton Hall University, New Jersey
Major Professor(s): J. Peter Brosius
Dissertation/thesis title: Deltas in Motion: Politics of Translation and the Governance of Climate Change Adaptation in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam
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Aaron Lenihan

PhD Date: May 2021
Current Position:
Researcher 2, Institute for Social Research, University of New Mexico
Major Professor(s): Bram Tucker
Dissertation/thesis title: How does evolved psychology shape legal behavior? Evidence from a cognitive experiment and an ethnographic case study of cannabis law in Uruguay

Isabelle Holland Lulewicz

PhD Date: May 2020
Current Position:
Assistant Professor, The Pennsylvania State University
Major Professor(s): Victor Thompson
Dissertation/thesis title: Localized Histories of Calusa Ecology and Economy, Southwestern Florida, AD 1000 – 1500
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Justin Cramb

PhD Date: May 2020
Current Position:
Term Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Zooarchaeology Laboratory at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
Major Professor(s): Victor Thompson
Dissertation/thesis title: Manihiki and Rakahanga: The Historical Ecology of a Dual-Atoll Cluster
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Stefan Brannan

PhD Date: Jul 2018
Current Position:
Associate Director of Archaeology at New South Associates, Inc.
Major Professor(s): Stephen Kowalewski
Dissertation/thesis title: The Settlement Archaeology of Singer-Moye, a Large 14th-Century Town in the Chattahoochee Valley
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Jake Lulewicz

PhD Date: Jul 2018
Current Position:
Assistant Professor, Penn State
Major Professor(s): Jennifer Birch
Dissertation/thesis title: Network Histories of Southern Appalachia, AD 600-1600
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Stefan Brannan

PhD Date: May 2018
Current Position:
Associate Director of Archaeology at New South Associates, Inc.
Dissertation/thesis title: The Settlement Archaeology of Singer-Moye, a Large 14th-Century Town in the Chattahoochee Valley
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