2017 senior honors theses carlye chaney salivary secretory immunoglobulin a variation between varsity swimmers, varsity cross country runners, and non -athletes lucy chin critical dialogue as standard practice: exploring identity politics and the impact of social justice education on st louis area high school. Senior honors thesis the honors program is a two-semester sequence (anth 99a, “senior research” in fall, followed by anth 99b, “senior thesis” in spring) during which select senior anthropology majors carry out independent research and writing of a senior thesis only majors in the honors program can graduate with. Dates of defences, january 2018 (new) approved topics, with assigned second reader (2016-2017) starting report · cover page · request for alteration of thesis topic · request for approval of thesis topic. Honors work involves the opportunity to analyze seminal theoretical issues in the discipline to deploy anthropological research methodology in data collection and analysis and to complete a substantial written thesis of scholarly merit engagement in the honors process begins in the fall semester of the junior year. The honors thesis in the spring, the department will invite those rising seniors with strong academic records to pursue honors they may opt to complete either a (full year) honors or a regular (second semester) thesis students interested in honors but not invited may still petition the department for permission in such.
Did you know new electives for 16-17 in fall 16, choose from american historical archaeology, environmental anthropology, or gis methods in anthropology in spring 17, choose from blood & valor in the viking world, household archaeology, anthropology of mental health, advanced gis methods in anthropology,. What does an anthropology senior thesis look like. The department of anthropology at western michigan university offers a sampling of past cultural anthropology thesis topics undergraduate honors theses housing policies in post-apartheid south africa queer as volk: toward an anthropology of gay turks in berlin youth identity and travel narratives: an. The following theses were written by undergraduates in order to graduate with departmental honors in anthropology, biological anthropology, or archaeology the list is not complete if an abstract of the thesis is available, you can access it by clicking on the title abstracts are in ms-word.
The thesis is not just a long paper writing a master's thesis is a very substantial part of obtaining your master's degree in anthropology although it is an academic venture, it usually turns out to be also an exciting and rather personal endeavor in addition to demanding academic skills, courage,. Senior thesis undergraduate students have the option of writing a senior thesis this is wonderful way for you to deepen your learning and to experience the excitement of conducting independent, original research the thesis is done under supervision of a faculty member (and a graduate student), with whom you should. Writing an honors thesis is an excellent way to cap one's major in anthropology the process offers students the chance to carry out original research on a topic they are passionate about our thesis writers work closely with a faculty advisor and committee members to develop their project the department provides excellent.
The senior thesis is designed to provide students an additional sustained and focused opportunity to do an intense piece of research and writing in any area of anthropology under the mentorship of one or two members of the department with the endorsement of all the anthropology faculty a senior thesis must be based. The third year of the program should advance the process of specialization within the discipline, through 400- and 500-level seminars and preparing an honours thesis, based on independent research permission of an adviser is necessary in order to register for an honours thesis in the fall, so students should approach. Doctoral dissertation, university of pittsburgh wakefield-murphy, robyn (2017) the bioarchaeology of gendered social processes among pre- and post- contact native americans: an analysis of mortuary patterns, health, and activity in the ohio valley doctoral dissertation, university of pittsburgh venegas, maria.
Anthropology concentrators pursue a diverse range of topics and places that covers every time period from the pre-historical to the present, and every major world area recent senior honors thesis have investigated. You can search for oxford mphil and dphil anthropology theses on solo simply search for thesis oxford anthropology plus any keywords if you are interested in a particular subject selected dphil and mphil theses are available in the library office of the tylor library. Theses (2000 - present) theses from 2000 - present can be found in ubc open collections department of anthropology vancouver campus 6303 nw marine drive vancouver, bc canada v6t 1z1 tel 604 822 2878 fax 604 822 6161 the department of anthropology and the university of british columbia are located.