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Anthropology|Department of

Summer Institute Projects


Jim Ahern, Melissa Murphy, and Rick Weathermon, Purchase of a 3D printer for the Department of Anthropology

Josh Boyd (MA Student, University of Wyoming) William Tyrrell Fund, Folsom Endscraper Variability From the Northern Plains, Rocky Mountains, and Southern Plains

Leslie Brown (PhD Student, University of Wyoming) Stable isotope analysis of human remains from the Korell‐Bordeaux Outpost of the Oregon Trail, Goshen County, Wyoming

Jody Clauter (Curator, UWAR) AMS 14C dating of the Elk Mountain site (48CR301), Carbon County, Wyoming

Brigid Grund (PhD student, University of Wyoming)  Soil microbiology of activity areas in reindeer herder camps, Khövsgöl Province, Mongolia

Kevin Malloy (PhD student, University of Wyoming)  Investigation of Medieval deer parks, Scotland, UK

Greg Pierce (PhD student, University of Wyoming)  Elemental analysis of trade beads and steel artifacts from Protohistoric and Historic period sites

Mary Prasciunas (Senior Archaeologist, Westland Resources) Reinvestigation of the Union Pacific Mammoth Site, Carbon County, Wyoming

William Taylor (PhD student, University of New Mexico)Patrick Orion Mullen Fund, AMS dating of Bronze Age Horsemanship in Mongolia

Jason Toohey (UW Faculty) The Cerro Hualgayoc Archaeological Project, Cajamarca, Peru


Please view the crew/volunteer application here. Contact the Institute for more information on each field project.

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