Dissertation Title: “The Phylogenetic Position of Proconsul and Catarrhine Ancestral Morphotypes”

Dissertation Title: “Multispecies Cremations in a Transitional World: Evidence from Early Medieval England

Dissertation Title: “The Social Geographies of Personal Ornamentation in Magdalenian Franco-Cantabria”

Dissertation Title:  “Dynamics of Ceramic Technological Style and Boundaries of the Sorath Harappan”

Dissertation Title: “The Evolution of Cranial Diversity in Hominins: The Interactions Between Cranial and Postcranial Change”



Dissertation Title: “Personality and Social Niche Specialization in Wild Vervet Monkeys”

Dissertation Title: “Dynamic Communities in Early Medieval Aquitaine France: A GIS Analysis of Roman and Medieval Landscapes in the Vézère Valley, France”

Dissertation Title: “Chewing Efficiency in Modern Humans: Adaptation and Variation of the Masticatory Complex”

Dissertation Title: “The Influence of Development and Homology on Hominin Molar Morphological Diversity”



Dissertation title: “Population Genomics of a Baboon Hybrid Zone”

Dissertation title: “Stamp Seals in the Political Economy of South Asia’s Cities”

Dissertation title: “Production Organization in the Early Upper Paleolithic: Ivory tools and ornaments of the French Aurignacian”

Dissertation title: “Ecogeographic Influences on Trunk Modularity in Recent Humans”

Dissertation title: “Red-on-Black Style Ceramics: Production and Trade in Bronze Age Cyprus”



Dissertation title: “Evolutionary History, Systematics, and Species Boundaries in Galagos (Primates: Galagidae)”



Dissertation title: “Population history and natural selection in the Yemeni”

Dissertation title: “New Approaches to Late Miocene Hominoid Systematics: Ranking Morphological Characters by Phylogenetic Signal”

Dissertation title: “Factors influencing individual differences in steroid hormone cocetration among captive male baboons, Papio sp.”

Dissertation title: “Coastal subsistence and seasonality at Site 38BU1938, Beaufort County, South Carolina: a zooarchaeological study of a Woodland Period shell midden”

Dissertation title: “Phylogeny and Phylogeography of Mesoamerican Spider Monkeys”



Dissertation title: “A behavioral and genetic study of the color vision polymorphism in wild squirrel monkeys”

Dissertation title: “Social and ecological determinants of ‘fission-fusion’ sociality and grouping strategies in the white bellied spider monkey (Ateles belzebuth belzebuth) in a lowland rainforest in Western Amazonia”

Dissertation title: “Human growth evolving: integrating dental and skeletal growth proxies to understand ontogeny in Pleistocene Homo



Dissertation title: “Ontogenetic scaling of anatomical mechanical advantage in the fore- and hind limb musculature of catarrhines: implications for the juvenile risk aversion hypothesis”

Dissertation title: “Locomotor function and phylogeny: implications for interpreting the hominoid fossil record”

Dissertation title: “Comparative juvenile behavioral ecology, development, and life history in wild lowland woolly monkeys (Lagothrix poeppigii) and white-bellied spider monkeys (Ateles belzebuth) in Amazonian Ecuador”

Dissertation title: “Natural hybridization between Cercopithecus mitis x C. ascanius in Gombe National Park, Tanzania”


  • James Boyle

Dissertation title: “The production and use of bone and antler dress pins in early medieval Ireland, c. AD 400–800”

  • Holly Hemmalin

Dissertation title: “Reproductive success of migrant hamadryas baboons in anubis baboon groups”

Dissertation title: “Biases in study design affecting the inference of events and human population structure in closely-related populations”

Dissertation title: “Pastoralism in the early Transcaucasian culture: the faunal remains from Sos Hoyuk”

Dissertation title: “Primate innate immune defense and adaptation to SIV/HIV infection”


Dissertation title: “Phylogenetics and population genetics of central African baboons”

Dissertation title: “The comparative socioecology of white-fronted capuchin monkeys (Cebus albifrons) and the ethology of social learning in Cebus


Dissertation title: “Variation at the corticotropin-releasing hormone gene (CRH) locus and individual differences in stress physiology and behavior in captive rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

  • Suanna Selby

Dissertation title: “The geoarchaeology of the Upper Susquehanna River: anthropological approaches to Archaic and Woodland period landscapes and settlement systems in New York state”

Dissertation title: “Settlement geography of the Punjab during the early historic and medieval periods: a GIS approach”

  • Sandra Suarez

Dissertation title: “Paternity, relatedness, and socio-reproductive behavior in a population of wild red-bellied tamarins (Saguinus labiatus)

  • Wesley Sutton

Dissertation title: “Heritage genetics of Spanish-Americans in the Southwest United States”


Dissertation title: “The function of the long call in white-bellied spider monkeys (Ateles belzebuth) in Yasuni National Park, Ecuador”

Dissertation title: “Redefining technology in Bronze Age Transcaucasia: copper-alloy metallurgy in Armenia in the 3rd–mid-2nd millennium BC”

Dissertation title: “The Frauenberg at Weltenburg: early La Tène settlement along the Bavarian Danube”

  • Chris Kimbrough

Dissertation title: “From flock to frock: textile production in third millennium BCE northern Mesopotamia”


  • Barbara Mehrhof

Dissertation title: “Maternal investment in rhesus macaques: secondary sex ratios and maternal care”

Dissertation title: “Biparental care and male reproductive strategies in siamangs (Symphalangus syndactylus) in southern Sumatra”

  • Jessica Manser

Dissertation title: “Morphological analysis of the human burial series at Niah Cave: implications for Late Pleistocene-Holocene Southeast Asian human evolution”

Dissertation title: “The paleoecology of Laetoli, Tanzania: evidence from the mammalian fauna of the Upper Laetoli Beds”

  • Paul Telfer

Dissertation title: “Phylogeography and evolution of mandrills (Mandrillus sphinx)


  • Laura J. Miller

Dissertation title: “Urban economies in early states: the secondary products revolution in the Indus civilization”

Dissertation title: “Ape and Old World monkey molecular evolution: nucleotide substitution rate variation in the Catarrhini”


Dissertation title: “Precious networks: the role of imported materials at Ostrow Lednicki in transformations of the Early Medieval Polish state”

Dissertation title: “Dental variation in extant African apes: implications for studying patterns of variations in fossil species”

Dissertation title: “Extant hominoid and australopith mandibular morphology: assessing alpha taxonomy and phylogeny using mandibular characters”

Dissertation title: “Baboon endogenous virus (BAEV) variation in natural populations of cercopithecine primates”

Dissertation title: “The behavioral ecology of mantled howling monkeys (Alouatta palliata) living in a Nicaraguan shade coffee plantation”


  • Kathleen Ehrhardt

Dissertation title: “European metals in Native American contexts: rethinking technological change”

Dissertation title: “The city and complexity: pottery production in Volterra, Italy, from the Hellenistic Etruscan period to the Late Roman and Late Antique period”


Dissertation title: “Dental development and life history in catarrhine primates”

  • Rebecca Dudzik

Dissertation title: “Mass estimation for anthropoid primates: examining the principles and the protocol”

Dissertation title: “Human paleodiet in tropical Southeast Asia: isotopic evidence from Niah Cave and Gua Cha”


Dissertation title: “Mammalian zoogeography of the Arabian Peninsula and Horn of Africa with a focus on the cladistic phylogeography of hamadryas baboons (Primates: Papio hamadryas)”

Dissertation title: “Animal exploitation and the Middle to Late Woodland transition”

Dissertation title: “Town monkeys, country monkeys: a sociological comparison of a human commensal and wild group of bonnet macaques”


Dissertation title: “Mechanisms by which dietary acacia may act as a proximate regulator of breeding seasonality in the vervet monkey”

  • Tamsin Woolley-Barker

Dissertation title: “Inbreeding, outbreeding, and hybridization among baboon of the Awash National Park, Ethiopia”