University Scholars 2014-2015

Anthony Boucher

  • Research Project: “Power and Wealth: Axe-shaped Iron Ingots in Viking-age Europe”
  • Mentor: Dr. Florin Curta

Austin Jacobs

  • Research Project: “Uncovering Remnants of Western Civilization through Mass Spectrometry”
  • Mentor: Dr. John Krigbaum

Rachel Kalisher

  • Research Project: “Evaluating Cultural Identity within Middle Bronze Age Burials in the Levant”
  • Mentor: Dr. Andrew Nichols

Alexander Tasi

  • Research Project: “Cob Marked Pottery and Maize in Pre-Colonial Florida”
  • Mentor: Dr. Neill Wallis

University Scholars 2013-2014

University Scholars 2012-2013

Undergraduate anthropology students may be selected to the University Scholars program, in which they work with a faculty mentor on a research project. Their work is then presented at the annual Undergraduate Research Symposium through UF’s Center for Undergraduate Research.

University Scholars 2015-2016

Jose Abastida

  • Research Project: “Access to Emergency Care by Undocumented Immigrants”
  • Mentor: Dr. Ieva Jusionyte

Kristof Kertesz

  • Research Project: “Legacy of the Communist Past: Corruption in Eastern Europe”
  • Mentor: Dr. Edith Nagy

Savannah Mandel

  • Research Project: “Honor Thy Consumer”
  • Mentor: Dr. Richard Kernaghan

Melis Muradoglu

  • Research Project: “Effects of Chronic Oxytocin Administration on Cognitive Performance in Older Adults”
  • Mentor: Dr. Natalie Ebner

Domenique Sorresso

  • Research Project: “An Analysis of Style and Specialization of Weeden Island Effigy Vessels”
  • Mentor: Dr. Neill Wallis

Madeleine Yeakle

  • Research Project: “Osteological Analysis of the Weeden Island burial component at Bayshore Homes, St. Peterburg, Florida”
  • Mentor: Dr. John Krigbaum