Events from 2024

Navigating Linguistic and Medical Anthropology: Advocacy for Deaf New Americans, Evangeline White

Theses/Dissertations from 2023


Let’s Have a Stitch ‘n Bitch: The Resurgence of Western Women’s Involvement in Textile Work, Annabel Dobbyn

Neural Mechanisms of Multisensory Attention: Impacts on Speech Perception, Jessie Goldberg, Leslie Kwakye, Andrea Orozco, Ankit Barana, Dov Liberatore, Emi Ade, Luke Stenberg, James Kirkland, Z Gutierrez, Destiny-Ranae Rogers, and Nicolas Rosa-Palermo


Stand-up and Cancel Culture: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Samson Hahn-Madole

Events from 2022

Incoming : Ethnographic Committee, Emma DeRogatis-Frilingos

Theses/Dissertations from 2020


Legal Consciousness and the Legal Culture of NAGPRA, Eleanor Haskin

Community-Based Mosaic Art Project & Dialogue, Elia Tzoukermann

Events from 2019

Examining the Current Realities of Indie Music Distribution in Cape Town, South Africa, Lauren Brown

Theses/Dissertations from 2018


"Regularities" and "Irregularities" in Chinese Historical Phonology, Tianrang Bu

"Crooked" Language: Moroccan Heritage, Identity, and Belonging on Youtube, Radia Lahlou


"Crooked" Language: Moroccan Heritage Identity and Belonging on YouTube, Radia Lyna Lahlou

The Terror Experts: Producing and Policing Terrorist Subjects at a University Research Center, Liam McLean


The Terror Experts: Discourse, Discipline, and the Production of Terrorist Subjects at a University Research Center, Liam Christopher McLean

Elementary School Students and STEM: Creating an Archaeology Lesson Plan for Get With the Program, Emma Schechter

Events from 2017

Mapping Mikt’sqaq Angayuk: A GIS Analysis of a Nineteenth-Century Sod House, Maggie Gossiaux

Investigating Allomorphy in a Coordinating Conjunction: A Corpus Study of Hiaki (Yaqui) Into(k(o)), Olivia Hay and Mattea Scheiber Koon


Codeswitching in Hiaki Conversational Discourse: An Evaluation of Myers-Scotton's Matrix Language Frame Model, Sofia Gottlieb Pierson

Codeswitching in Hiaki Conversational Discourse: An Evaluation of Myers-Scotton's Matrix Language Frame Model, Sophie Pierson


Hyphenated Japan: Cross-examining the Self/Other dichotomy in Ainu-Japanese Material Culture, Jonathan Chira Shapiro

"This is a Closed Space for Queer Identifying Folx": Queer Spaces on Campus, Tory Sparks

What's In A Neanderthal: A Comparative Analysis, Taylorlyn Stephan

Synthetic Melanin Filtration Agents, Alejandro Vera

Events from 2016

Spiritual Approaches to Type 2 Diabetes Management, Zoe Braunstein

Events from 2015

Timekeeping in Roundworm Digestion, Christopher Ayoub

Eat me/Drink me: Lewis Carroll’s Alice as Canonical Commodity, Emma Hadden

A Story of Old Bones, Margaret Miller

Events from 2014

Minds, Bodies, and Political Selves: Embodying Pro-Choice Activism, Samantha Aisen


Minds, Bodies, and Political Selves: Embodying Pro-Choice Activism, Samantha Leah Aisen

“Anyone Can Improvise”: Technology and the Quantification of Jazz Improvisation, Nicholas LoVallo

Events from 2013

Human Connection as Activism: Analysis of a Student Movement for Global Health, Julie A. Christensen


More Than Duffle Bag Medicine: An Ethnographic Analysis of a Student Movement for Global Health, Julie A. Christensen

Reconsidering the Puebloan Languages in a Southwestern Areal Context, Michael Everdell


Reconsidering the Puebloan Languages in a Southwestern Areal Context, Michael Sklar Everdell

Theses/Dissertations from 2012


One Nation, Many Borders: Language and Identity in Mayan Guatemala and Mexico, Anna Caroline Peckham

The Mozart Effect: Music, Success, and Socioeconomic Status in an American Classroom, Netta Rappaport

Nonactive Verb Morphology in Classical Nahuatl, Miriam Rothenberg


We Are Not These Bodies: Identity and Transcendence Among American Devotees of Krishna, Rachel Lynn Williams

Theses/Dissertations from 2011


The Accessibility of Adulthood, Hilary Finedore


Female Genital Cutting, The Veil, and Democracy: Navigating Cultural Politics in Human Rights Discourse, Andrew Flachs


Determining Whether Spectrophotometer CIE L*a*b* Color Analysis is an Effective Alternative to Munsell Soil Color Charts for the Study of Burnt Bones: Insights From Analysis of Bab edh-Dhra EB II-III Burnt Bones, Aaron B. Wolf

Theses/Dissertations from 2010


From Graceful Adaptations to Jarring Collisions: Oberlin Students’ Experiences Integrating Divergent Conceptions of Gender, Rebecca Elizabeth Witheridge

Theses/Dissertations from 2009


The Language of Nation: Multiculturalism, Nationalism and Language Policy in the United States and Canada, Laura Blum-Smith


Pirahã, Language Universals and Linguistic Relativity, Nina Moffitt

Theses/Dissertations from 2006


Activist Anthropology: An Ethnography of Asian American Student Activism at Oberlin College, Ashley R. Suarez

Theses/Dissertations from 2002


The Roma of Eastern Europe in Transition: Historical Marginalization, Misrepresentation, and Political Ethnogenesis, Michael Bobick

Theses/Dissertations from 2000


A Narrative Epistemology of Sacred Frame Constructedness and Deconstruction: Exploratory Analyses of Ways of Knowing Sacred Interpretation and Understanding Through Context, Symbol/Concept, and Role, Joshua M. Aerie


Phylogenetic Inference and Neanderthal Mitochondrial DNA: Comparison of Parsimony and Distance Models, Menahem Baguio Doura

Theses/Dissertations from 1998


The Place of the Answering Machine in Institutional Interaction, Julia Neikirk

Theses/Dissertations from 1997


Amazight Identity in the Post Colonial Moroccan State: A Case Study in Ethnicity, Morag E. Boyd


Mother Ireland: Women, the State and the Abortion Referendum in the Republic of Ireland, Jennifer K. DeWan

Theses/Dissertations from 1996


"Nyatiti is my people": Music and the Reconstruction of Culture Among the Luo of Western Kenya, Ian Eagleson


Meat and Potatoes: Recipes for a Range of Egalitarianism in Three Hunter-Gatherer Societies, Amy Vlassia Margaris

Theses/Dissertations from 1994


Flow and Fantasy: An Exploration of Role-Playing Games, Andrew Roy

Theses/Dissertations from 1989


Oberlin Local Legend, Laura Naomi Albert


The Sinagua and Aggregation: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Cultural Development, Joshua Aaron Piker

Theses/Dissertations from 1988


Women, and Health in Rural India: An Anthropological Perspective, Kelly S. Ward

Theses/Dissertations from 1987


Listener Comments: A Form of Collaboration in Conversational Narrative, Cynthia Dunn

Theses/Dissertations from 1985


Ritual and Beyond: A Field Study of Black Pentecostalism, Jeanette Word

Theses/Dissertations from 1984


Figurative Language and Speech Play: A Study of First Grade Children, Dena Weiss-Tisman

Theses/Dissertations from 1981


Heat Treatment of Lithic Raw Materials: Archaeological Detection and Technological Interpretation, Mary Beth D. Trubitt

Theses/Dissertations from 1978


An Analysis of Faunal and Human Osteological Remains from the Eiden Site (33 Ln 14) of Sheffield, Ohio, Karen Elizabeth Dennis


Referrals to Mental Health Treatment Facilities, Laura A. Dummit