Recent Theses and Dissertations


Aidan Ruth (2017) Comparative anatomy of the anterior cruciate ligament and its associated structures in primates: A study of body size, bundle number, and bipedality (Lovejoy)

Melissa Edler (2016) Chimpanzees shed light on Alzheimer's disease pathology in humans (Raghanti; Neuroscience)

Michael Selby (2012) Evolution of the hominid forelimb skeleton from Miocene to present (Lovejoy)

Cynthia Thompson (2011) Sex, aggression, and affiliation: The social system of white-faced saki monkeys (Pithecia pithecia)(Norconk)

L. Tremaine Gregory (2011) Socioecology of the Guianan bearded saki (Chiropotes sagulatus) (Norconk)

Burt Rosenman (2008) Triangulating the evolution of the vertebral column in the last common ancestor: thoracolumbar transverse process homology in the Hominoidea (Lovejoy)

Kenneth Sayers (2008) Optimal foraging on the roof of the world: diet selection and patch utilization in pale-armed Himalayan langurs (Norconk)

Mary Ann Raghanti (2007) Differences in cortical dopamine, acetylcholine, and serotonin innervation among humans, chimpanzees, and macaques (Sherwood)

Maria A. Serrat (2007) Environmentally-Determined Tissue Temperature Modulates Extremity Growth in Mammals: A Potential Comprehensive Explanation of Allen's Rule (Lovejoy)

Philip L. Reno (2006) Ossification of the mammalian metatarsal: proliferation and differentiation in the presence/absence of a defined growth plate (Lovejoy)



Heather Lawrentz (2017) A comparative analysis of carpometacarpal joints four and five in various hominoid and cercopithecoid species (Lovejoy)

Cody Ruiz (2017) Y-chromosome introgression: An analysis of spermatogenesis genes between Macaca mulatta and Macaca fascicularis (Tosi)

Sara Cole (2017) Ceremonial "killing" of Hopewell items recovered from redeposit pits in Mann Mound, Posey County, Indiana (Seeman)

Angelia Werner (2017) Experimental assessment of proximal-lateral edge grinding on haft damage using replicated clovis points (Eren)

Andrew Kramer (2017) The tales that teeth tell (Spurlock)

Troy Linebaugh (2017) Shamanism and the Greek mysteries: The Western imaginings of the "Primitive Other" (Feinberg)

Michelle Bebber (2016) Understanding temper selection in the prehistoric ceramic sequence of the Scioto River valley, Ross county, Ohio (500 BC - AD 1400) (Spurlock)

Emily Munger (2016) Phenotypic pattern of astrocyte activation in response to aging and Alzheimer's-like pathology in chimpanzees (Raghanti)

Andrew Skrinyer (2016) Living on the edge: Habitat disturbance and primate use on the Osa peninsula (Norconk)

Gina Cirino (2015) American misconceptions about Australian Aboriginal Art (Feinberg)

Morgan Chaney (2015) Learning to live, or living to learn? Age-related differences in foraging behavior and the extended juvenility of Cebus capucinus (Norconk)

Alexa Stephenson (2015) Cholinergic innervation of the basal ganglia among human and nonhuman primate species (Raghanti)

Dexter Zirkle (2014) The development of the anterior inferior iliac spice: a comparative analysis in hominids and African apes (Lovejoy)

Ghassan Rafeedie (2014) Palestinian cultural experiences in the United States (Feinberg)

Matthew Buttacavoli (2014) An enthnographic study of translators and technology (Feinberg)

Amy Dupper (2013) Altered cortical calbindin-immunoreactive interneuron populations associated with schizophrenia (Raghanti)

Jennifer Kreierhoff (2013) Knuckle-walking signatures in hominoid scapulae (Lovejoy, Meindl)

Tatiana Bohush (2013) The reduction of experimental Paleoindian trianguloid end scrapers (Seeman)

Arioene U. Vreedzaam (2013) The feeding and behavioral ecology of black spider monkey subgroups (Ateles paniscus paniscus) in the context of illegal artisinal goldmining activities in the Brownsberg Nature Park, Suriname (Norconk)

Mitch Sumner (2013) Cross-species comparisons of the retrosplenial cortex in primates: through time and neuropil space (Raghanti)

Michael J. Veres (2012) The Saguwentje of Berg En Dal: A census of the golden handed tamarin in a lowland secondary forest in Suriname (Norconk)

Lindsey H. Meldrim (2012) Positive feedback loops and religious insularity: a case study of the Israelite House of David (Feinberg).

Eric S. Seemiller (2011) Selective pressures influencing color vision in neotropical primates(Norconk).

Chad Waffen (2011) Ohio's prehistoric settlement patterns in the western basin of Lake Erie during the Transitional Late Woodland and Late Prehistoric Periods (750 AD - 1450 AD): A GIS Analysis (Seeman)

Kristen E. Slattery (2011) A ground-penetrating radar imaging of Schoenbrunn Village archaeological site, Tuscarawas County, Ohio (Manahan).

Sarah K. Shaw (2011) Living in the liminal: a study of homelessness in Cleveland, Ohio (Feinberg).

Aaron Comstock (2011) A morphological analysis of end scrapers at Nobles pond (33ST357), a Gainey phase paleoindian site in northeast Ohio (Seeman).

Kelly Droney (2011) Evolution of Bmp5 enhancer in primates (Chiu).

Alana Muhlberger (2011) The evolution of monogamy: a phylogenetic approach (Norconk).

Stuart Nealis (2011) The effect of freshwater mussel consumption on dental wear during the Late Archaic period (Seeman).

Cathleen Pyrek (2011) The Vaeakau-Taumako wind compass: a cognitive construct for navigation in the Pacific (Feinberg).

Ridgely Dunn (2011) Challenging appropriation: modern Moko and Western subculture (Feinberg).

Aidan Ruth (2010) Foramen magnum position in Chiroptera (Lovejoy).

Henthorn, Eric (2010) The association of serum biomarkers with cardiac health in captive gorillas (Raghanti).