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Current Graduate Students

Teresa Casort:

(teresa.casort@aggiemail.usu.edu)

Research interests: Evolutionary Ecology, Behavioral Archaeology, prehistoric caching/storage practices

 

Caleb Ferbrache:(caleb.ferbrache@gmail.com)

Research interests: Geoarchaeology, Fremont archaeology, textile production, cave archaeology, rock art, social structure & gender, landscape archaeology

Elizabeth Hora-Cook:(elizabeth.hora@gmail.com)

Research interests: behavioral archaeology, paleoclimate reconstructions, and Fremont subsistence economies

2014: Elizabeth presented her work on GIS models of horticultural suitability at the 2014 Great Basin Anthropological Conference and the Society for American Archaeology 2015 Annual Meeting. She received third place in the first annual Cordell Prize for Best Extemporaneous Talk at the 87th Pecos Conference.

2015: Elizabeth will present at the Rocky Mountain Great Basin Anthropological Conference, September 2015, in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

 


Hillary Jones: (hjones@acrcrm.com)

Research Interests: Geoarchaeology and site formation processes

2014: Hillary presented a paper titledDepositional Circumstances of Three Paleoindian Sites Along Lima Reservoir, Montana with Judson B. Finley, Tammy Rittenour, and Kenneth P. Cannon at the Great Basin Anthropological Conference in Boise, Idaho.

2015: Geological Society of America, Rocky mountain section 2015 Casper, WY May 21, 2015 part of the John Albanese symposium ( I was the only student who presented at this symposium) Presentation title : Depositional Circumstances of Three Paleoindian Sites Along Lima Reservoir, Montana. Authors: Hillary A. Jones*, Judson B. Finley, Tammy M. Rittenour, and Kenneth P. Cannon

Rocky Mountain Anthropological Conference Steamboat, CO May 25, 2015 Presentation title: Assessing Paleoenvironmental and Geomorphic Variability in relationship to Paleoindian Site Preservation, Centennial Valley, Southwest Montana. Authors: Hillary A. Jones*, Judson B. Finley, Tammy M. Rittenour, and Kenneth P. Cannon

 

Johnathan Keith:(the27regulator2000@gmail.com)

Research Interests: Zooarchaeology, animal population size through time, and bone tool analysis

 


Anastasia Lugo-Mendez:(amlugomendez@aggiemail.usu.edu)

Research Interests: Fremont irrigation canals and OSL dating in archaeology

2014: Anastasia presented a paper titled The Geoarchaeology of Late Prehistoric Irrigation in Central Utah with Steven R. Simms, Tammy M. Rittenour, Molly Boeka Cannon, Nancy Kay Pierson, Brandi Jensen Allred at the Great Basin Anthropological Conference in Boise, Idaho.

2015: Anastasia will present at the Rocky Mountain Great Basin Anthropological Conference, September 2015, in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

Andrew Owens:(drew.owens@aggiemail.usu.edu)

Research Interests: Geoarchaeology/ Geomorphology, GIS/predictive modeling, Anthropological and Archaeological Theory, and Cultural Resource Management Practice and Law

 

Elizabeth Seymour:(elizabeth.seymour@aggiemail.usu.edu)

Research Interests: Fremont architecture and social complexity small mammal assemblages documenting ancient Lake  Channel climates.

214: Elizabeth presented a paper titled Pithouse Floor Area - A Study in Fremont Social Organization at the Great Basin Anthropological Conference in Boise, Idaho.

Bethany Wurster:(bmwurster@gmail.com)

Research Interests: Great Basin prehistoric archaeology, lithic technologies, and hunter-gatherer life ways.

 

Samuel Yeates: (shmyeates@yahoo.com)

Research Interests: Faunal usage on the Snake River Plain.