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Graduate Student
Email: bmistretta@ufl.edu


Education

  • Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • M.A. Anthropology, The Catholic University of America, 2015
  • B.A. Anthropology, University of Florida, 2012

Subfield

Archaeology


Chair

Dr. William Keegan


Research Interests

Caribbean Archaeology, Ritual, Zooarchaeology, Museum Studies


Selected Publications

Mistretta, Brittany A. 2019 Grenada’s Extinct Rice Rats (Oryzomyini): Zooarchaeological Evidence for Taxonomic Diversity. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 24:71-79

 


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • Bullen Award for Student Excellence in Research, FLMNH 2019
  • James C. Waggoner Jr. Grants-in-Aid 2018
  • Center for Latin American Studies Field Research Grant 2018
  • First Prize, Anthropology Department Research Exhibition Poster Award 2018
  • Yazdi Scholarship Award, 2016-2017
  • Grinter Fellowship, 2016-2019

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Graduate Student
Email: ndelsol@ufl.edu


Education

  • Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • M.A. d’Anthropologie culturelle, Université de Strasbourg
  • B.A. d’Archéologie, Université de Strasbourg

Subfield

Archaeology


Chair

Dr. Kitty Emery


Research Interests

Zooarchaeology, Mesoamerica, Mayan Archaeology, Colonial Spanish America, Colonial History and Archaeology, Subsistence and Food, Human/Animal Relationship


Selected Publications

DELSOL N., C. ZORRO, S. GROUARD. Estudio de las prácticas de caza en las Tierras bajas del Caribe: análisis comparativo de los conjuntos faunísticos de los sitios Karoline (Kukra Hill, Nicaragua) y Manzanilla (Trinidad). Arqueobios. 2015.

DELSOL N., S. GROUARD. Comments on Trinidad Amerindian hunting practices: The Tetrapods from Manzanilla (SAN-1) Site (Late Ceramic Age, 300-900 AD). Journal of Island and Coastal Archaoeology. 2015

 


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • Fulbright Scholarship (Commission Franco-Américaine Fulbright), 2016

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Alumni

Email: mwylde@ufl.edu

Education

  • Ph.D.,
  • M.A., Anthropology, University of Florida, 2013
  • B.A.,

Subfield

Archaeology


Chair

Dr. deFrance


Research Interests

Zooarchaeology, Coastal Site Archaeology, Historic Site Archaeology, Domestication, Dogs, Southeastern US, Southwestern US, Mexico, Honduras, Peru


Selected Publications

 

 


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

 

This student has graduated from the program so the information on this page may not be current.

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Graduate Student
Email: kwalczesky@ufl.edu


Education

  • Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • M.S. Illinois State University, 2013
  • B.A. University of South Carolina, 2011

Subfield

Archaeology


Chair

Dr. Susan deFrance


Research Interests

Historical Archaeology, Zooarchaeology, French and English Colonial Studies, Archaeology of the Great Lakes Region and
Canada, Historic Preservation, Indigenous Archaeology, Post-Colonial theory and decolonization practices


Selected Publications

Michelle J. LeFebvre, Geoffrey DuChemin, Susan D. deFrance, William F. Keegan, and Kristen Walczesky 2018 Bahamian Hutus (Geocapromys ingrahami) in the Lucayan Realm: Pre-Columbian Exploitation and Translocation. Environmental Archaeology: The Journal of Human Palaeoecology Vol. 24:2, 211-227

 


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • UF Graduate School Doctoral Dissertation Completion Award, 2019
  • UF Graduate School Dissertation Travel Award, 2018

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Graduate Student
Email: kmcdaniel@ufl.edu


Education

  • Ph.D.
  • M.A.
  • B.A.

Subfield

Archaeology


Chair

Dr. Michael Heckenberger


Research Interests

Amazonian archaeology, gastronomic practices, food ways, plant domestication, zooarchaeology


Selected Publications

Ribeiro, Anna B. T., Helena P. Lima, Fernando L. T. Marques, Morgan J. Schmidt, and Kevin McDaniel. 2016 Results from Pilot Archaeological Fieldwork at the Carrazedo Site, Lower Xingu River, Amazonia. Latin American Antiquity 27(3):318-339.

 


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • Fulbright Research Grant 2015: Archaeological Research and Cultural Heritage Education at the Xingu and Amazon Rivers. Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi. Faculty Advisor: Helena Pinto Lima
  • The UC Davis Research and Innovation Fellowship for Agriculture (RIFA) 2017 
  • Tinker Foundation Travel Grant 2018. Latin American Studies: Zooarchaeological Investigations at Shell Bearing Sites in the Baia de Caxuianã National Forest

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Graduate Student
Email: ranflad@ufl.edu


Education

  • Ph.D.,
  • M.A.,
  • B.A.,

Subfield

Archaeology


Chair

Dr. Susan Gillespie


Research Interests

American Southwest, North Mexico, Materiality, Relational Ontology, Theories of Practice, Behavioral Archaeology, Archaeology of Ritual, Zooarchaeology


Selected Publications

 

 


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

 

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Graduate Student
Email: lisagd@ufl.edu


Education

  • Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • M.A., Maya Archaeology, University of Central Florida
  • B.A., Psychology, University of South Florida

Subfield

Archaeology


Chair

Dr. Kitty Emery


Research Interests

Maya archaeology, environmental archaeology, organic residue analysis, starch grain analysis, ground stone analysis, zooarchaeology


Selected Publications

2016 Duffy, Lisa G., Economic Implications of Mano and Metate Use at Cerro Maya, Belize. In, “Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay”. Edited by Debra Walker. University of Florida Press, Gainesville.

2016 “Testing Osteometric and Morphological Methods for Turkey Species Determination in Maya Faunal Assemblages”, Kitty F. Emery, Erin K Thornton, Ashley Sharpe, Lisa Duffy, Petra Cunningham-Smith, Brandon McIntosh, Journal of Archaeological Science.


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

  • James C. Waggoner Grant-in-Aid, research grant, University of Florida, 2014
  • Field Research Tinker Grant, Center for Latin American Studies, University of Florida, 2013
  • Grinter Fellowship, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Florida, 2011-2014

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Graduate Student
Email: pcunninghamsmith@ufl.edu


Education

  • Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • M.A. Anthropology, University of Central Florida, 2011
  • B.A. Psychology, St Leo University, 2001

Subfield

Archaeology


Chair

Dr. Kitty Emery


Research Interests

Environmental Archaeology, Mesoamerican Archaeology, Animal Domestication, Dogs, Coastal Archaeology, Coastal to Inland Trade, Fishing Strategies, Animal-Human Interactions


Selected Publications

Emery, K., Thornton, E., Sharpe, A., Cunningham-Smith, P., Duffy, L., & McIntosh, B. (2016). Testing osteometric and morphological methods for turkey species determination in Maya faunal assemblages. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 10, 607-631.

Cunningham-Smith, P., Chase, A. F., & Chase, D. Z. (2014). Fish from afar: Marine use at Caracol, Belize. Research Reports in Belizean Archaeology, 11, 43-53.

Therrien, C. L., Gaster, L., Cunningham‐Smith, P., & Manire, C. A. (2007). Experimental evaluation of environmental enrichment of sea turtles. Zoo Biology, 26(5), 407-416.

Cunningham-Smith, P., Colbert, D. E., Wells, R. S., & Speakman, T. (2006). Evaluation of human interactions with a provisioned wild bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) near Sarasota Bay, Florida, and efforts to curtail the interactions. Aquatic Mammals, 32(3), 346.

 


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

 

Photo of Mia Carey

Alumni

Email: m.carey17@ufl.edu

Education

  • Ph.D.,
  • M.A., Anthropology, University of Florida, 2014
  • B.A.,

Subfield

Archaeology


Chair

Dr. Susan deFrance


Research Interests

Historical Archaeology, Zooarchaeology, African American Diaspora, Environment, Health


Selected Publications

 

 


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

 

This student has graduated from the program so the information on this page may not be current.

Photo of Nicole Cannarozzi

Graduate Student
Email: fullern@ufl.edu


Education

  • Ph.D.,
  • M.A.,
  • B.A.,

Subfield

Archaeology


Chair

Dr. Susan deFrance


Research Interests

Zooarchaeology, Southeastern Shell-Rings, Seasonality, Stable Isotope Geochemistry


Selected Publications

 

 


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards