Syria, Dolls, Jamaica and More
The anthropology department held its ninth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, featuring five student presentations and the presentation of the Horner Awards.
The presenters and their topics were:
Eliott Rousseau - The Construction of Identity in Syria: Ethnic and Religious Loyalties in the Syrian Civil War
McKayla Hoffman - The Past is Present: Exploring Methods of Cooperation Between Archaeologists, Museums, and Native Americans in Southern New England
Erika Umali -Colonization through the Eyes of Dolls
Rachel Silvia - Tool Use Wear Analysis – An Experimental Approach
Zelmia Harvey, McKayla Hoffman, Alexandra Pivero, Michaela Santos - An Alternative Vacation: Exploring and Evaluating Cultural Heritage Tourism in Jamaica
This year’s Horner awardees were Ms. Hoffman and Mr. Rousseau.
For a full description of each research project, see the attached program.
Pictured, left to right: Alexandra Pivero, Michaela Santos, Rachel Silvia, McKayla Hoffman, Zelmia Harvey, Erika Umali, and Eliott Rousseau