University of Mississippi

Current Anthropology Graduate Students

Nick Billstrand


John Bowler

Research Interests: Maya and SE Native American political economy, settlement pattern studies and analysis through spatial statistics in GIS

Hamilton Bryant
Hamilton H. Bryant III

Research Interests: Southeastern Archaeology/ Ethnohistory, GIS, Geophysical Prospection, Ceramic Analysis

Emily L. Clark

Research Interests: Archaeology of the southeast, landscape archaeology, late prehistoric and contact archaeology

IMG_3492Gabrielle Coggin

Research Interests: Archaeology

Susie Davidson

Interests: Cultural Anthropology, antebellum and reconstruction

Raymond DohertyRaymond Doherty

Interests: Southeastern Indians, Chickasaw, Historic Archaeology

Dwayne Ford

Interests: Japanese Culture and Medical Anthropology

Blake Gardner

Research interests: Cultural Anthropology

Timothy Harris

Interests: Cultural anthropology, counterculture, festivals

Kris Holsen

Interests: Historic Archaeology

Anna HuerkampAnna Marie Huerkamp

Interests: Cultural Anthropology, Rural Ecuedorian Andean Highlands

Grace Meyers

Interests: Cultural anthropology, foodways

IMG_3476Spencer Oliver

Research Interests: Bio-Archaeology, GPR

Stephanie OrsiniStephanie R. Orsini

Interests: Zooarchaeology, Maya

Melissa Quartarone

Research interests: Archaeological chemistry

Joshua ShiersJoshua Shiers

Research interests: Southeast United States, Mississippi & Colonial

Nathan Shreve

Interests: Overhill Cherokee, protohistoric, fur trade, first contact, Cherokee origins

Allie Smith

Interests: southeastern archaeology, prehistoric archaeology, historical archaeology, geographic information systems (GIS)

Kenneth SmithKenneth Smith

Interests: Historical Archaeology, Southeastern Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Robert Waren

Research Interests: Historical archaeology in the south, southeastern archaeology

IMG_3481Arlissa Whisenant

Research Interests: Cultural Anthropology, Linguistics, Latin America and Caribbean Studies

Nick Wood

Research Interests:  Archaeology of the Greater Southeast.  Focusing on Archaic and Woodland time periods, with special attention to social complexity and inequality