Past M.A. Theses

M.A. Theses are listed by Sub-Field and Date. More recent theses are viewable as a pdf. 

Archaeology

Cultural

Museum

Physical

Archaeology

Year

Full Name

Thesis Title

Committee

2009 KRAUTKRAMER, Jesse Cultural Transmission, Style and Continuous Variation Among North Central Sierra Nevada Projectile Points Frank Bayham, Chair; Antoinette Martinez
2009 BUTTON, Melinda Multiple Ways of Seeing One Place: Archaeological and Cultural Landscapes of the Sutter Buttes, California Antoinette Martinez, Chair: Georgia Fox
2009 COMMONS, Deanna Growth Increment Analysis of Archaeological Freshwater Mussels from Interior Northern California Frank Bayham, Chair; David Eaton
2009 BELL, Arran On the Validity of Archaeological Shellfish Metrics in Costal California Frank Bayham, Chair; Eric Bartelink

2009

SANCHEZ, Rhea Maricar 

Zooarcheology And Historical Archeology Of Historic Shasta County Hospital 185501900: A Case Study

Frank Bayham, Chair; Georgia Fox, Eric Ritter

2008

PIERSON, Heidi Karin

The Historical Archeology Of Ethnicity at Two Mining Sites In West Redding, California 

Georgia L. Fox, Chair; Antoinette M. Martinez 

2008

MCFARLAND, Amy

Description And Interpretations Of Gravestone Typology: Using Four Northern California Cemeteries To Examine Culture Change

Georgia Fox, Chair; David Eaton Jr

2008

HAMLIN, Devin

Evaluating Methods For Determining Depositional Origin Of Great Basin Faunal Remain: A Comparison Of Serendipity Shelter And Homestead Ave

Frank Bayham, Chair;  Georgia Fox 

2007

PATTERSON, Brandon Eugene 

The Organization Of Foraging Technology: Analysis Of Flaked Stone Assemblages From The Thompson Canyon Watershed, Northern California

Frank E. Bayham, Chair; Gregory G. White

2006

CONNOLLY, Jonathan David

Fort Crook, Frontier Outpost: A Case Study Of Cross Cultural Interaction On The Periphery

Antoinette Martinez, Chair; Georgia Fox, Christopher J. O’Brian 

2005

BUONASEREA, Tammy Y.

Analysis Of Fatty And Other Organic Compounds In Prehistoric Milling Tools From Central California Using GC-MS And UV-VIS Spectroscopy

Frank Bayham, Chair; Greg White, Jelmer Eerkens, Larry Kirk

2005

HAUER, A. Craig

An Examination Of Shifts In Archaic Mobility Patterns In The Central Great Basin

Frank E. Bayham, Chair; Antoinette Martinez 

2005

MASON, Nichole

Characteristics Of Saw Marks On Deer Bone: A Forensic Application

Turhon Murad, Chair; Frank Bayham

2004

FURLONG Denise M. 

Spatial and Temporal Patterns Of Artiodactyl Abundances During The Holocene In North Central California

Frank Bayham, Chair; Antoinette Martinez

2004

JANGALA, John 

The Family Anatidae In the Archaeological Record: Identification, Ecology and Prehistoric Hunting On Their Breeding and Wintering Grounds In Interior Alaska and The Central Valley of California

Frank Bayham, Chair; Gregory G. White, Raymond J. Bogiatto

2005

GOETZ, Jeanne Marie

Non-Local Obsidian Source-Use, Medicine Lake Highland, Northeastern California.

Antoinette Martinez, Chair; Frank E. Bayham   

2004

EVANS, Mary Claire (with Distinction)

Bitner Ranch: An Archaeological Investigation Into The Contact Period At A Remote Site In The Northwest Great Basin

Antoinette Martinez, Chair; Frank Bayham, Georgia Fox

2003

POTTER, Erin   (with Distinction)

Resource Conflict Along the Western Slopes of the Southern Cascade Mountains, Ishi Wilderness, California 

 Frank Bayham,  Antoinette Martinez

2002

HAINES, Jeremy

Ethnicity and Historic Native American Architecture on the Coconion Plateau, Arizona

Antoinette Martinez, Frank E. Bayham

2003

DeGEORGEY, Alexander

A Geoarchaeological Model for Identifying Paleo-Archaic Sites in the Cashe Creek Area, Lake County, California

Antoinette Martinez, Frank E. Bayham, Greg White

2003

DWYER, Erin

Plant Remains as Evidence for Subsistence Change at Tomato Patch, A Contact Period Kashaya Pomo Site, Fort Ross, California

Antoinette Martinez, Christopher O’Brien, Greg White

2003

LIKINS, Patricia

Seasonal Movement in Nomlaki Ethnographic Territory: Testing a Regional Model

Antoinette Martinez, Frank E. Bayham

2003

NISHIZAWA, Hideyiki

Reading the Cultural Meaning: An Application of Interpretive Archaeology to Shell Artifacts from Northwestern California

Antoinette Martinez, Georgia Fox

2003

THOMAS, Denise

Method and Seasonality:  Assessing the Archaeological Application of Dental Increment Analysis using a Bison Assemblage

Antoinette Martinez, Christopher O’Brien, Frank E. Bayham

2003

BURGE, John D.

Archaeological Looting and Site Vulnerability: An Ishi Wilderness Study

  Frank Bayham, Antoinette Martinez

2003

GREENBERG, Marc 

Prehistoric Warfare in California’s Central North Coast Range

Antoinette Martinez, Frank Bayham

2001

CARPENTER, Timothy Ross

Determining Season Of Death For Sacramento Pike-Minnow (Ptychocheilus Grandis) Using Vertebral Thin-Sections

Frank E. Bayham, Chair; Chris O’Brien

2001

BECK, Raymond Kelly  (With Distinction)

Competition at the Margins: A Behavioral Ecological Model of Social Boundaries in Late Prehistoric Northeastern California

Frank E. Bayham, Antoinette Martinez

1999

TAITE, Krislyn

Resource Intensification and the Los Vaqueros Archaeofauna: A Test of the Distant Patch Hypothesis

Frank Bayham, Makoto Kowta, Greg White

1998

KRAFT, Jarith A.

Gold Miners Living on the Fringes: A Historical Ethnographic Study, Butte County, California

Makoto Kowta, Frank Bayham

1998

VALENTE, Nancy E.

Resource Intensification and Foraging Efficiency at the Patrick Site (CA-BUT-1)

Frank Bayham, Keith L Johnson

1998

CARMOSINO, Penni L.

Victorian Culture and Women at CA-BUT-1298-H, Forbestown, California

Makoto Kowta, Frank Bayham

1998

LEIGH, Anatasia

Seasonality in Archaeological Faunal Assemblages: Application of Cementum Increment Analysis to Deer from Northern California

Frank E. Bayham, Makoto Kowta, Christopher O'Brien

1998

HOLANDA, Kimberley 

Understanding Artiodactyl Body Part Representation at Tommy Tucker Cave

Makoto Kowta, Frank E. Bayham

1996

PRATHER, Douglas S.  (Interdisciplinary Studies, Historical Archaeology)

The History and Archaeology of the Lassen Emigrant Trail

Makoto Kowta, Committee

1997

JUNG, Shannon  (with Distinction)

An Examination of Methods for Determining Small Mammal Depositional Origin

Frank E. Bayham, Makoto Kowta

1997

TIBBETTS, Deborah

Gold Mining in Northern California 1848-1890: Development of a Taxonomic Framework and Harrison Diggings Revisited

Makoto Kowta, Keith L Johnson

1997

NELSON, James S.

Interpersonal Violence in Prehistoric Northern California:  A Bioarchaeological Approach

Frank Bayham, P.Willey

1997

Jensen, Sean M. 

The Cultural Resource Management Program: A Critical Evaluation

Frank Bayham, Greg White

1996

JONES, John William  (Anthropological and Environmental Resource Interpretation)

A Study of the Impacts of Interpretive Signs on Cultural Heritage Sites

Frank Bayham, Committee

1996

EYELER, Jeannine (Museum Studies)

Heritage Remembered:  A History of the Stansbury Home Preservation Association

Keith L Johnson, Jacqueline Barnhart

1995

SWILLINGER, Lisa

Intra-source Variation in Borax Lake Obsidian and Potential Effects on Hydration Rate

Makoto Kowta, Frank Bayham

1995

DUGAS, Michael A.

Ethnolinguistic Boundaries at the Maidu Frontier:  A Stylistic Analysis of Projectile Points

Makoto Kowta, Frank Bayham

1995

ELLIOTT, Daniel R.

Foodways and Economic Systems on the Late California Gold Rush Frontier

Makoto Kowta, Frank Bayham

1994

TITCHENAL, Paul

A Chronology for Glass Beads from California and the Western Great Basin

Makoto Kowta, Frank Bayham

1994

WHEELER, Barbara

A Functional Analysis of the McKee Uniface in Northern California

Makoto Kowta, Frank Bayham

1995

FLINT, Sandra

Examining the Validity of Blood Residue Analysis by Cross-over Immunoelectrophoresis

Makoto Kowta, Frank Bayham

1994

GARR, Nancy (with Distinction)

Consumer Behavior at the Margins:  A Study of Historic Period Reuse in Northern California

Makoto Kowta, Frank Bayham

1993

HAMUSEK-McGANN, Blossom Jan   (with Distinction)

What X Equals:  The Archaeological and Geological Distribution of "Source X' Tuscan Obsidian in Northern California

Makoto Kowta, Frank Bayham, M. Steven Shackley

1992

TYREE, Kathleen D.

Debitage Variation as a Measure of Adaptive Strategy: A Study of Three Lithic Assemblages from Shasta County, California

Keith L Johnson, Frank E. Bayham

1992

CASSIDY, Julie Krieger

Explaining Lithic Assemblage Differences in the Medicine Lake Highlands, Siskiyou County, California.

Makoto Kowta, Frank E. Bayham

1990

EUGSTER, Susan Elizabeth

Freshwater mussel utilization at a late prehistoric period archaeological site (CA-BUT-12) in the northern Sacramento Valley, California.

Frank E. Bayham, Makoto Kowta, William R. Dreyer

1990

SHAPIRO, William

Ecological determinants of the Wintu population.

Makoto Kowta, Frank E. Bayham

1988

BROUGHTON, John "Jack" M.  (with distinction)

Archaeological patterns of prehistoric fish exploitation in the Sacramento Valley.

Frank E. Bayham, Turhon A. Murad, Makoto Kowta

1987

DEAL,  Krista Chere (with distinction)

The archaeology of the Cana Highway site, CA-BUT-288, Butte County, CA.

Makoto Kowta, Frank E. Bayham

1987

ZANCANELLA, John K.

A study of projectile points from the east central Sacramento Valley, CA.

Keith L Johnson, Thomas W. Johnson

1984

WOHLGEMUTH, Eric

The effects of reduced soil moisture on the analysis of carbonized plant remains from CA-SHA-266, Redding, California.

Makoto Kowta, Keith L Johnson

1984

DREYER, William Ray

Prehistoric settlement strategies in a portion of the Northern Sacramento Valley, California.

Makoto Kowta, Thomas W. Johnson, Richard L. Haiman (Geography)

1983

HENTON, Gregory Hampton

An archaeological site location analysis for the Tahoe National Forest, California.

Makoto Kowta, Keith L Johnson

1982

SUNDHAL, Elaine Mary (with distinction)

The Shasta complex in the Redding area, California.

Keith L Johnson, Makoto Kowta

1982

WITTMAN, Thomas James

The analysis of phosphates from archaeological site soils:  a quantitative approach.

Makoto Kowta, Keith L Johnson

1982

REDDING-GUBITOSA, Donna

Northwestern Alaskan prehistory and relationships to Eskimo language divisions.

Makoto Kowta, Keith L Johnson

1981

GEORGE, Julia

Faunal analysis of CA-SHA-266.

Thomas W. Johnson, Keith L Johnson

1981

YATSKO, Andrew

An application of qualitative soil phosphate analysis in an archaeological excavation, Butte County, California, 1978.

Makoto Kowta, Valene L. Smith

1980

PENDLETON, Michael Wayne

A comparison of two flotation methods.

Makoto Kowta, Keith L Johnson

Cultural

Year Full Name Thesis Title Committee
2010 SMITH, Eric The Evolution of Coffee Markets for Sustainable Development: A Honduran Cooperative's Experience with Fair Trade William Loker, Chair; David Eaton

2005

ROEDER, Miriam Leah

Language Tourism At Centro Linguistico La Union: A Case Study Of The Secular Ritual Of Tourism

Carolyn B Heinz, Chair; Stacy B. Schaefer

2002

BRICKLEY, Matthew

An Organic Past: An Examination of Organic Agriculture in Butte County

William Loker, Carolyn Heinz

2002

MEYER, Marlo Eakes

The Culture of Consumption and the Consumption of Culture: An Ethnography of the Chico Certified Farmers’ Market

William Loker, Stacy Schaefer

2001

MEYER, Matthew David Scott  (With Distinction)

Chico State’s Pioneer Days, 1919-1987: Imagining the ‘Good Old Days’

Claire R. Farrer, Carolyn Brown Heinz

1998

VON ROTZ, Mimi

Educational Achievement, Culture, and Identify in English Language Learners

Arthur C. Lehmann, Hilda Hernandez (Education)

1998

WEHERLY, Kevin F.

The Reality of a Fantasy:  An Ethnography of a Fantasy Role-Playing Group

Claire R. Farrer, Charles F. Urbanowicz, Michael S. Findlay

1998

HOKAJ, Tracy A.

Anthropologist as Positioned Subject:  An Encounter with a Gaudiya Vaisnava Temple of West Bengal

Carolyn B. Heinz, Charles F. Urbanowicz

1997

LeDUC, Kathleen Ann  (Tourism)

Journey Through Time:  An Audio Tour of Humboldt Wagon Road

Valene Smith, Emilyn Sheffield

1995

KORONAKOS, Peter O.

Redrawing the Lines of Anxiety:  An Ethnography of a Codependents Anonymous Group

Keith L Johnson, Arthur C. Lehmann, Carolyn Brown Heinz

1996

LUNDBERG, Kristin V. (with distinction)

Becoming a Hmong Herb Lady

Claire Farrer, Arthur C. Lehmann

1994

GINGERICH, Scott (with Distinction)

Todos Santos in Rio Yaqui

Claire R. Farrer, Arthur C. Lehmann

1994

SHROUT, Johanna

Understanding Culture Through Fiction:  Anthropology and Literature

Claire R. Farrer, Valene Smith

1993

SYRDAHL, Leif F.

Hmong in Transition:  A Study of the Acculturation Process of Hmong Male Adolescents in Butte County

Thomas Johnson, Arthur Lehmann

1993

McGILLIVRAY, Rosalyn  (Interdisciplinary-Folklore)

The King is Dead!  Long Live the King!

Thomas Johnson, James Karman

1993

CASTRO, Leonard (with Distinction)

A Survey of Diverse Populations in the Sacramento Valley

Thomas W. Johnson, Claire R. Farrer

1992

BRENT, Maryann T.  (Interdisciplinary Studies)

The Nut Tree:  The Evolution of a Rural Tourism Destination

Susan Hardwick, Charles Urbanowicz, Valene Smith

1992

BUIE, Kicking House Edward

Musical Instruments Of The California Indians: An Instructional Guide

Valene L. Smith, Chair; Ira H. Latour

1991

WOLF, Virginia Sue   (N. Am. Indian/Archaeoastronomy)

Shadows of time: Anasazi use of petroglyphs as calendric devices.

Valene L. Smith, Jacqueline Barnhart (History)

1991

CANNON,  Pamela Rao

Tourist images and their impact on India's tourism development.

Valene L. Smith, Charles F. Urbanowicz

1991

ROBINSON, Ann Marie (White)  (Anthro-Tourism)

The Polynesian Cultural Center:  a study of authenticity.

Valene L. Smith, Charles F. Urbanowicz

1990

KASSEBAUM, Erik Anthony

Ethnography of adaptation: ethnographic study of Japanese sojourners in Butte County, California.

Thomas W. Johnson, James E. Myers

1986

PIPER, Kathleen Sand

Describing American culture:  an approach through the analysis of folk events.

Thomas W. Johnson, Carol Mukhopadhyay, Makoto Kowta

1986

CAIRNEY, Christopher T.  (Scottish and Irish Studies)

Irish and Scottish clan-families: their epic heritage and royal Celtic descent.

Valene L. Smith, Lowell Stratton (English) 

1984

WENZEL, Dorothy

Digesting a culture: a study of traditional Chinese culture through its treatment of food.

Valene Smith,  Thomas W. Johnson

1983

TOMLINSON, Gordon

The Fort Bidwell Indian colonization project.

Valene L. Smith, Arthur C. Lehmann

1983

GILES-RANKIN, Juliann Elizabeth

An ethnohistorical reconstruction of the Greenville Indian Industrial School.

Valene L. Smith, Makoto Kowta

1981

GABRIEL, Kathleen Faye Martin

James Lawrence Keefer, 1850-1901: an ethnohistory study of a Butte County pioneer.

James E. Myers, Arthur C. Lehmann

1980

BOYNTON, Linda Louise  (Human Ecology)

An ethnography of a holdeman Mennonite community

John T. Shea, James E. Myers, Nancy L. White

1980

BROWN, Elaine C. 

An ethnohistorical reconstruction of New Zealand tattoo.

Charles F. Urbanowicz, Arthur C. Lehmann

1978

SOLBERG, Larry Doran

Structural analysis of Korean folktales.

Thomas W. Johnson, Charles Urbanowicz, Turhon Murad

1978

DOBRINEN, Dabah C.  

A field study of Navajo Community College: the Navajo way to higher education.

James E. Myers, Sarah Newton (Am. Studies)

1978

MLADENOVSKI, Djordje B.  (Anth-Social Theory)

White's concept of cultural evolution.

James E. Myers, Valene L. Smith

1978

LANE, Diane Amaral

Portuguese religious festivals.

E. Myers, Turhon A. Murad

1978

LYDE, Portia W.

Portrait of Uncle Frank:  A marginal man.

Valene L. Smith, Arthur C. Lehman, Turhon A. Murad

1979

WALLACE, Arlene Bouchie  (Anth-Computer Science)

Computer aided instruction in anthropology: module one

Valene L. Smith, Harold Luxenberg (Compr Sci) 

1979

CANNON, B. Joanne

Structure and function of a genetic counseling clinic.

Turhon A. Murad, James E. Myers

1979

KOLB, Brian Michael

India:  the modernization of a traditional society

Beverly N. Chinas, James E. Myers, Turhon A. Murad

1978

MARKELY, Richard E. (with distinction)

Archaeological excavations in the Oroville locality, Butte County, California, 1975.

Keith L Johnson, Makoto Kowta, Turhon A. Murad

1978

JOHNSON, Richard Boyd, Jr.

The impact of tourism on the Polynesian kingdom of Tonga.

Charles F. Urbanowicz, Valene L. Smith and Turhon A. Murad

1978

TUBBESING, John Richard (with distinction)

Economics of the Bidwell Ranch, 1870-1875.

Valene L. Smith, Arthur C. Lehmann, Turhon A. Murad

1977

HEWLETT, Barry Steven

Notes on the Mbuti and Aka Pgymies of Central Africa.

Arthur C. Lehmann, James E. Myers and Turhon A. Murad

1976

TAYLOR, Mary Susan

Some Native Medicinal And Edible Plants Of Butte County, California 

Valene Smith, Chair; Kingsley Stern, Jules Vautrot

1974

HICKS, Gertrude Belle

A cross-cultural study of women as founders of religious movements.

Thomas W. Johnson, Valene L. Smith, Shigeo Kanda  (Relg Studies)

1974

LEIVERS, George Kenneth

Structure and function of an old-time fiddlers' association.

Valene L. Smith, Arthur C. Lehmann

1975

ADAMS,  Alan Ray

Mira Loma:  an ethnography of a special education school. 

Charles T. Snow, Thomas W. Johnson

1975

COHN, Michael J.

Relgion of the Kwakiutl and Nootka Indians of the Pacific Northwest.

Charles T. Snow, Valene L. Smith

1975

JENKINS, Margot Jeanette

Resistance to culture change in an alternative secondary school setting.

Thomas W. Johnson, Valene L. Smith

1975

MADRIGAL, Moon Jee

The role of women in Korean society with emphasis on the economic system.

Beverly Chinas, Valene L. Smith

1976

FRANCO, Robert William

The history, role and function of the contemporary Catholic church in Western Samoa.

Charles F. Urbanowicz, Thomas W. Johnson

1970

HILL, Dorothy Morehead   

Indians of Chico Rancheria: and ethnohistoric study

Valene L. Smith, James E. Myers, Margaret Trussell (Geog)

1971

JULIEN, Duane Edwin  

The socio-political organization among the Hupa, Yurok, and Karok Indians of Northwest California. 

Chisum, and James E. Myers 

1971

COHEN, Bernard H.

Cultural evolution:  a materialist approach.

Gary Chisum, and Hal Nelson

1972

MOORE, John David

Belief systems component and their interrelationships.

James E. Myers, Thomas W. Johnson, and Hal Nelson

1972

BRAMALL, Kathleen Leslie

Cornish miners of Grass Valley and Nevada City.

Thomas W. Johnson, James E. Myers and Hal Nelson 

1972

DOYEL, David Elmond

Cultural and ecological aspects a Salada prehistory.

Makoto Kowta, Keith L Johnson

1973

QUINN, Phyllis Ruth

Functions of rhyming play for children.

James E. Myers, Valene L. Smith, Thomas W. Johnson

1973

McKEOWN, Michael S.

An analysis of protective attitudes concerning the puma (Felis concolor) in California.

Valene L. Smith, Frank S. Cliff

Museum

Year

Full Name

Thesis Title

Committee

2008

BOUWMAN, Allison S.

The Effects Of Acryloid B-72 And Duco Cement On The Carbon And Nitrogen Stable Isotope Analysis Of Bone Collection

Georgia Fox, Chair; Eric Bartelink

2008

MCCAFFERTY, Heather Evans

The Greening Of Museums: Integrating Sustainability Into Principles, Practices, Programming, And Facilities 

Stacy B. Schaefer, Chair; Georgia L. Fox 

2008

CLAIRE, Trinidad Lyn-Marie

Coming Of Age In The Museum: Teenagers And The Youth Development Program At The Huston Museum Of Natural Science, Houston, Texas

Georgia Fox, Chair; Stacy Schaefer 

2007

Yeager, Melody Rose

Guidance For Growth: visitor Studies And The Future Of Learning In Museums

Georgia Fox, Chair; Stacy Schaefer

2005

RUIZ, Christopher L.

Cultural preservation And Representation: A Case Study At Moortown Rancheria Cultural Center, Oroville, California

Stacy Schaefer, Chair; William Loker 

2004

EAGAN, Laurie Ann (with Distinction)

The Rules of Representation: Exhibiting Human Remains

Keith L. Johnson, Chair; Turhon Murad 

2003

KALLENBACK, Elizabeth Ann (Museum Studies Option)  (with Distinction)

Native California Basketweaving, Museum Collections, and Heritage Preservation

Stacy Schaefer, William Loker, Antoinette Martinez, Frank Bayham

2002

McGREW, Angela Pierce

Integrated Pest Management for the Move of an Anthropological Museum Collection

Keith L Johnson, Charles Urbanowicz

2001

PENNINGTON, Julia  (Museum Studies Option)  (with Distinction)

Are Interactive Museum Programs an Effective Way to Teach Archaeology?

Keith L Johnson, Michael Findlay

2001

HARLAN, Sondra   (Museum Studies Option)

Hidden Dimensions in Photographs: A Proxemic Analysis

Keith L Johnson, Charles F. Urbanowicz

2000

SHIAU, Ya-Jiuan (Museum Studies Option)

The Effects of an International Exhibition on Museum Visitation in Taiwan

Keith L Johnson, Charles F Urbanowicz

1999

GILL, Kuri K.  (Museum Studies)

Culture Specific Aesthetics in Exhibit

Frank Bayham, Keith L  Johnson

1999

KEIL, Sara A.  (Museum Studies)

Senior Volunteer Motivation:  A Case Study

Keith L Johnson, William Loker

1998

HRIBAL, Jason C.  (Museum Studies)

Application of Critical Thinking to Museum Exhibit Design 

Keith L Johnson, Makoto Kowta

1995

RAFTER, Patricia (Musum Studies)

Complying with Wildlife Regulations:  Help for the Small Museum

Keith L Johnson, Frank Bayham

1993

KENYON, Paula          (Museum Studies Option)

Provincialism or Professionalism:  A Survey of California Mission Practices with Regard to Documentation, Environment and Preservation of the Missions' Historic Artifact Collection

Keith L Johnson, Jon K. Hooper (Recreation)

1991

BARTHOLOMEW, Margaret   (Museum Studies)

The small museum:  its place under the umbrella.

Keith L Johnson, James E. Myers

1991

MARTIN, David Edward  (Museum Studies)

The contributions of environmental psychology to museum research.

Keith L Johnson, James E. Myers

1990

SHABBAR, Nihad Issa  (Museology)

Children's Museums as learning institutions.

Keith L Johnson, Ira Latour (Art)

1990

BURTON, Cathy Anne (with distinction, Museum Studies)

A research study towards the development of a model written policy for museum education departments.

Keith L Johnson, James E. Myers

1989

LEONARDI, Thomas David  (Museum Studies)

Museum catalogs:  managing the data of ethnographic museum collections.

Keith L Johnson, Arthur C. Lehmann

1989

WOODALL,  Nancy J.   (Museum Studies)

Color in museum labels.

Keith L Johnson, Ira Latour (Art)

1984

HOLLIDAY-KANE, Judy Grace

Chico Museum Association Artifact Registration Manual

Keith L. Johnson, Chair; William A. Jones, Byron M. Jackson 

1982

BOURDEAU, Larry F.  (Hist Arch - Museum Studies)

The historic archaeology of Cabo's Tavern, CA-BUT-712.

Clarence McIntosh (History), Keith L Johnson 

1981

VAUGHAN, Gertrude E.  (with distinction, Museum Studies)

Project the Lamoine lumber and trading company: an archaeologist looks at history.

Keith L Johnson, Clarence McIntosh (History)

Physical

Year

Full Name

Thesis Title

Committee

2009 MCCORMICK, Kyle Identifying Trackways Using Step Length: Behavioral Inferences from Jaguar Cave, Tennessee P Willey, Chair; Eric Bartelink
2009 BLANCHARD, Brenna A Study of the Accuracy and Reliability of Sex Estimation Methods of the Human Pelvis Eric Bartelink, Chair; Beth Shook

2009

MCGOWAN, Kendall M.

The Use Of Musculoskeletal Stress Markers In Determining The Effects Of Substance Change On The Inhabitants Of The Nan Ranch Ruin

Eric Bartelink, Chair; Frank Bayham

2009

BROWN, Carrie Ann

Uncertainty In Skeletal Aging: A retrospective Study And Test Of Skeletal Aging Methods At the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command Central Identification Laboratory.

Eric Bartelink, Chair; Beth S. Shook, John E Byrd

2009

KOLPAN, Katharine

Dental Pathology Distribution And Sex Ratios In Windmiller Populations From Central California

Eric J. Bartelink, Chair; Antoinette M. Martinez 

2009 COLLINS, Erika An Osteological and Mortuary Analysis of the Insane Asylum of California Cemetery, 1851-1854 Turhon Murad, Chair; Georgia Fox
2008 BEASLEY, Melanie Dietary Trends of the Ellis Landing site (CA-CCO-295): Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotope Analysis of Prehistoric Human Remains from a San Francisco Bay Area Shellmound. Eric Bartelink, Chair;

2008

DIMKA, Jessica

Element Preservation At A 19th Century Cemetery: Implications For Paleodemography And Bioarcheology 

Patrick S. Willey, Chair; Eric Bartelink

2008

ANDERSON, William Thomas

Biological Distance Between Central Californian Prehistoric Populations Based On Dental Characteristics 

Turhon A. Murad, Chair; Gregory White

2007

PULFORD, Mangan Hanahan

Use Of Femoral Torsion In Determining Sex And Ancestry

Patrick S. Willey, Chair; Beth A.S. Shook, Eric Bartelink

2007

VAN DEEST, Traci L.

Sifting Through The Ashes: Age And Sex Estimation Based On Cremains Weight

Turhon A. Murad, Eric Bartelink

2007

HALPAIN, Jennifer A. 

Association Of Dental Enamel Hypoplasias And Radioplaque Transverse Lines

Patrick S. Willey, Chair; Frank Bayham, Eric Bartelink

2006

KOSALKA, Renee C.

Reverse Engineering In Anthropology: An Evaluation Of The Suitability Of Modern Computer-Generated Casting Technologies For The Replication Of Skeletal Remains 

Turhon Murad, Chair; Georgia Fox 

2006

LEHER, Tamara Luisa

Cementum Increments In The Human dentition As A Predictor Of Age- An Evaluation of A Hard Sectioning Methodology

Turhon Murad, Chair; Christopher J. O’Brian

2006

ORBAN, Carolyn Marie

Inferring Precontact Demographic Trends From The Historical Record: A Case Study Using Four Patwin Tribelets

Turhon Murad, Chair; Gregory G. White

2005

KEUR, Mitchell A.

Metric Analysis Of The Skull For Use In Skull-Photo Superposition 

Turhon Murad, Chair; William Loker

2005

MASON, Nichole

Characteristics Of Saw Marks On Deer Bone: A Forensic Application

Turhon Murad, Chair; Frank Bayham

2004

TYREE, Dan 

The Effects of the Civil War on the Health of the United States Population: Evidence From Secular Trends in Stature

P. Willey, Chair; William Loker

2004

FIGURA, Ben

Air-Drying As A Means Of Preservation For The Unidentified Remains From The World Trade Center

Turhon A. Murad, Chair; William Loker

2004

ABDILLA, Jaime

The Maternal Confidence Hypothesis: A corollary To The Grandmother Hypothesis

Patrick S. Willey, Chair; Turhon A. Murad

2001

HART, Gina

Fracture Pattern Interpretation in the Skull: Differentiating Blunt Force From Ballistics Trauma

Turhon A. Murad, P. Willey, Antoinette Martinez, Steven A. Symes

2001

WIERSEMA, Jason Matthew

An Analysis of the Appropriateness of the Use of Fordisc 2.0 in the Ancestral Classification of Unidentified Crania in California

Turhon A. Murad, Frank E. Bayham

2001

CORDERO, Robin M.

The Daily Grind: Activity Patterns, Sexual Division of Labor, and Central California Prehistory

P. Willey, Greg White

2000

PILAKOWSKI, MICHAEL J.  (With Distinction)

Censuses and Cemeteries in Paleodemography: A Study of Representational Authenticity

Turhon A. Murad, P. Willey

2001

BARTELINK, Eric J.   (2001-02 Thesis Award)

Elbow Osteoarthritis in the Prehistoric San Francisco Bay: A Bioarchaeological Interpretation of Resource Intensification and the Sexual Division of Labor

Turhon A. Murad, Frank E. Bayham

1999

ZELSON, Amy S.

Sexual Dimorphism in Finger Ridge Breadth Measurements

Turhon Murad, Claire Farrer

1998

MORRIS, Laura C.

Genocide, Sterilization and the Navajo 1950-1990

P. Willey, Turhon A. Murad

1996

ÖEH, Karen M.

A Craniometric Analysis of Biological Distance in Prehistoric Central California

P. Willey, Turhon Murad, Lorna Pierce  (Adjunct)

1993

DONAHUE, JoElle C.  

Cranial Discrete Traits and Biological Distance in Prehistoric Northern California

Patrick Willey, Turhon Murad

1992

COX, Kathleen

To Burn or Not to Burn:  Is There a Question?

Charles F. Urbanowicz, Patrick Willey

1990

WELDEN, Bruce R.

The physical being and lifeway's of the Indians of the Llanco Seco site, CA-BUT-233, Butte County, California.

Turhon A. Murad, Keith L Johnson

1990

WHITTAKER, Curtis Alan

The determination of blood type from bone.

Turhon A. Murad, Frank E. Bayham

1986

AGLER, Lisa Helen

Inter-observer error in discrete trait analysis of the cranium in Northern California.

Makoto Kowta, Turhon A. Murad

1984

HEIGHO, Sarah Anne

Arthritis and functional stress: a paleopathological study.

Turhon A. Murad, Keith L Johnson

1982

MERTZ, Dennis Robert

Genetic variation of hand-wrist ossification in black and white children.

Turhon A. Murad, Arthur C. Lehmann

1980

FURRY, John D

Gross paleopathology of selected individuals from archaeological sites in Northern California.

Thomas W. Johnson, B. Raymond Druian

1978

DREIER, Frederick Garon

A model used to age middle and late period central California adult human skeletal material by molar tooth wear.

Turhon A. Murad, Peter Jensen

1978

HAGER, Lori D.

The Chumash Islanders:  a study in genetic interaction as determined by discrete trait analysis of the cranium.

Turhon A. Murad, Makoto Kowta