Graduate Theses

Graduate students in the UWF Anthropology department have researched a variety of topics both in Pensacola and around the world. The following table gives the name of the graduate student, the year the thesis was published, and the title of the thesis. To see an abstract for a particular thesis, click on the name of the author.

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Abrahamson, Wayne 2011 Whiskey and Window Panes: The Archaeological Investigation of a Side-Wheel Steamboat at Seminole, Alabama
Amnott, Joel 2004 Anthropology 'Through the Guinness Glass': The Multiple Reflection of Irish Ethnography
Battaglia, Sarah Ann 2008 A Precolumbian Cultural History of the Interior of Northwest Florida
Borgen, Linda Suzanne Cecelia 2011 Prelude to Rebellion: Diego de Rebolledo vs. Lucas Menendez in Mid-17th Century Spanish Florida
Breetzke, David 1996 Spatial Analysis of Cultural Components on the Barrancas Site, 8ES1354
Burns, Jason 1996 The Life and Times of a Merchant sailor: History and Archaeology of the Norwegian Ship Catharine
Chapman II, Ashley 1998 Predictive Model of the Archaeological Remains of the Presidio de Santa Maria de Galve (1689-1722): Results of the First Year of Field Research (1995)
Chapman, Cristine Kimberly 2008 Silencing the Radical: Rape Prevention and the Rape Crisis Movement
Collis, James 2004 Empire's Reach: A Structural and Historical Analysis of the Emanuel Point Shipwreck
Dewey, Christopher 2013 A Tale of Two Shipwrecks: the Confederate Schooner William H. Judah and the U.S. Steamer Convoy
Eschbach, Krista 2007 An Examination of Eighteenth Century Spanish Colonial Socio-Economics as Seen at Presidio Isla de Santa Rosa
Flynt, Elizabeth 2004 A Study of Colonial Households Occupied in British and Second Spanish Pensacola, 1763-1821
Furlong, Mary 2008 Expressions of Religion and Ideology in the Material Culture of Pensacola's Presidios Santa Maria de Galve and Isla de Santa Rosa
Giuliano, Tara Marie 2013 Legend of the Field Stones in Old Bethel Cemetery: Using Archaeology to Explore Social Memory
Goldhammer, Tiffany L. 2012 A River in Name Only: Assessing Submerged Historic Resources in Kentucky Lake
Gordon, Marissa 2006 Spatial Organization of Presidio Isla de Santa Rosa (1722-1752)
Greene, James 2009 Architectural Variations in Pensacola's Three Presidios
Griffin, Lea Michelle 2012 Voodoo in New Orleans: The Identity of a City and the Reality of Her Religion
Grinnan, Joseph 2013  
Hamann, Nicole 2007 Forging an Atlantic World: an Historical Archaeological Investigation of African-European Trade in Metalwares
Harris, Norma 1999 Native Americans of Santa Maria de Galve (1698-1722)
Hill, Rebecca 2002 An Antebellum Frontier Settlement Pattern Study: Conecuh River Valley, Alabama
Holland, Lora 2006 Maritime Technology in Transition: Historical and Archaeological Investigations of the Schooner Barge Geo. T. Lock(8SRI491)
Holmes, April 2012 Demographic Patterns at Presidios Santa María de Galve and Isla de Santa Rosa (1698-1752): An Analysis of Historical Documents and Personal Adornment Artifacts
Hopwood, Lisa 2009 Glass Trade Beads from an Elmina Shipwreck: More Than Pretty Trinkets
Hunter III, James 2001 A Broken Lifeline of Commerce, Trade and Defense on the Colonial Frontier: Historical Archaeology of the Santa Rosa Island Wreck, an Early Eighteenth-Century Spanish Shipwreck in Pensacola Bay, Florida
James, Larry Bernie Jr. 2011 Hidden Vestiges: An Approach to Recognizing an 18th Century Historic Landscape within an Urban Environment
Jex, Chie 2009 Social Conformity and Nationalism in Japan
Johnson, Patrick 2012 Apalachee Agency on the Gulf Coast Frontier
Johnson, Sandra 1999 Pensacola and Franco-Spanish Trade and Interaction on the Northern Gulf
Jordan-Greene, Krista 2007 A Maritime Landscape of Deadman's Island and Old Navy Cove
Kennedy, Kendra 2010 Between the Bayous: The Maritime Cultural Landscape of the Downtown Pensacola Waterfront
Laracuente, Nicolas 2008 An Analysis of Spanish Pensacola as a Behavioral Landscape
Lawrence, Colleen 2010 An Analysis of Plant Remains from the Emanuel Point Shipwrecks
Lipson, Nicole Bonomo 2012 An Investigation into the Identity and Location of the 1882 Yellow Fever Epidemic Victims in Pensacola, Florida
Lopez, Tomas 2010 Themes Influencing the Future of Booth Rental in Hair Salons
Mabelitini, Charles 2012 The Hammock Landing Battery and the Confederate Defenses of the Apalachicola River, Florida
Marr, Andrew 2012 An Investigation of Lead Sheathing Recovered from Two 16th Century Iberian Shipwrecks Located in Pensacola Bay
Martinkovic, Mark 2006 Patterns in the Piney Woods: Naval Stores Site Catchment Analysis and Predictive Model, Washington County, Florida
Maverick, Christine 2010 An Assessment of Waterlogged Wood Conservation Techniques for Little Salt Spring (8SO18): An Archaic Mortuary Pond
Melcher, Jennifer 2011 More Than Just Copies: Colono Ware as a Reflection of Multi-Ethnic Interaction on the 18th Century Spanish Frontier of West Florida
Mickwee, Christopher 2010 Wakulla in the Sandhills: Analysis of Late Weeden Island Site in the Northwest Florida Interior Uplands
Moates, Jeffrey 2004 East Bound and Down: History and Archaeology of the S.S. Florida, A Mid-Nineteenth-Century Sidewheel Steamboat
Moon, Robert 2001 Life in the Company Town: Bay Point Mill Company and Pinewood, Florida
Moore, Robin 2002 Hamilton's Wreck: an Archaeological and Historical Inquiry into the Regional Maritime Culture of Pensacola, Florida 1900-1920
Mullins, Deborah 2001 Cultural Continuity and Change: A Spanish Creole Family in Antebellum Pensacola, Florida
Napolitano, Matthew 2012 The Role of Back-Barrier Islands in the Native American Economies of St. Catherines Island, Georgia
Nones, Dean 2012 Now You See Me, Now You Don't: The Archaeological Investigation of a 19th Century Brick Carrier
Parker, Catherine 2001 Foodways and Faunal Remains at Presidio Santa Maria de Galve, 1689-1719: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
Patterson, Sarah Elizabeth 2013 Using Cemetery Data to Reconstruct Immigration and Migration Patterns: St. Michael's Cemetery, Pensacola, Florida
Perrine, Rachel Laura DeVan 2012 Bourbon Field: Preliminary Investigations of a Barrier Island Plantation Site, Sapelo Island, Georgia
Perrine, Wesley 2012 The B Street Schooner: Archaeological Investigation into Ship Construction and Design of a Nineteenth-Century Shipwreck in Pensacola Bay, Florida
Pickett, Shane 2008 An Analysis of Shields Point Wreck #5 Using a World Systems Perspective
Pokrant, Marie 2001 The Santa Maria Village: Archaeology and History at First Pensacola, 1698-1719
Poole, Stephanie Laura 2013 The Lady of the Lake and Historic Tourism in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire
Provenzali, Jorge 2005 Senas: New Spain's Mayólica Maker's Marks
Raupp, Jason 2004 Hook, Line, and Sinker: Historical and Archaeological Investigations of the Snapper Wreck (8SR1001)
Rawls, John 2004 Time and Tide Wait for No One: The History and Archaeology of the British Bark, Rhoda
Renacker, George 2001 A Study of Military Architecture for Fort San Carlos de Austria at Santa Maria de Galve
Roberts, Amanda 2009 Secret Exchange: Alternative Economies of Presidios Santa Maria de Galve and Isla de Santa Rosa
Rodgers, Ree 2003 Stale Bread and Moldy Cheese: A historical and Archaeological Study of Sixteenth-Century Foodways at Sea Using Evidence Collected from the Emanuel Point Shipwreck
Rooney, Sean 2009 Thin Description: Seeking Diversity in Middle East Studies
Rosborough, Leigh 2004 Settlers and Slaves: A Spatial Analysis of a Colonial and Antebellum Mill Community in Escambia County, Florida
Rosenberg Marshall, Nicole Marie 2013 An Examination of Possible Mass Burials in Pensacola, Florida's Historic St. Michael's Cemetery
Scott-Ireton, Della 1998 An Analysis of Spanish Colonization Fleets in the Age of Exploration Based on the Historical and Archaeological Investigation of the Emanuel Point Shipwreck in Pensacola Bay, Florida
Shidner, Ashley 2010 An Evaluation of Techniques to Determine Handedness Derived From a Documented Skeletal Collection
Shidner, jake 2011 A Macro- and Microscopic Zooarchaeological Examination of Living Conditions Aboard the Emanuel Point Wrecks
Sims, Cynthia 2001 Searching for Women at the Presidio Santa Maria de Galve: A New Approach to Examining Women Through Material Cultural and History
Sjordal, Paul 2007 The History and Archaeology of Ship Abandonment at Shields Point
Sommerkamp, Cindy 2008 Along the Pathway of Souls: An Iconographic Analysis of the Hickory Ridge Cemetery Site (8ES1280) In Pensacola, Florida
Sorset, Irina Tidmarsh 2013 Maritime Heritage Trails as Public Outreach Tools: An Ethnographic Model for the Apalachicola River, Florida
Sorset, Scott Ryan 2013 A Comparison of Ceramics from the Padre Island and Emanuel Point Shipwrecks, 2013
Stringfield, Margo 1996 Wells In Colonial Pensacola, Florida
Swann, Brenda 2000 Supplies at Presidio Santa Maria de Galve (1689-1713): A Study of the Historical and Archaeological Records
Thole, David 2004 Creation Versus Evolution: An Ethnographic Perspective
Tumbleson Morris, Nicole 2011 USS Narcissus: The Role of the Tugboat in the American Civil War
Wampler, Morgan 2012 The Social Identity of the Crew of the Nuestra Señora del Rosario y Santiago Apostal
Whitaker, April 2005 History and Archaeology at Plaza Ferdinand an Analysis of Spanish and British Colonial Lifeways
White, Sarah 2006 Lithic Production Trajectories and Pre-Columbian Settlement Patterns in the Northwest Florida Interior
Williams, Carrie 2004 Land Use at the Site of Old Christ Church Pensacola Florida
Williams, Siska 2010 Tracing the Trade: A Proposed Archeological Model for Panton, Leslie, and Company Trade Site Types in Second Spanish Florida
Wilson, Harry 2000 Archaeological Site Transformation Processes and the Spanish Presidio Santa Maria de Galve (1689-1998)