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Graduate Students

Chiamaka Anyanwu

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

cla5510@psu.edu

Toe Aung

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

(814) 867-0015

txa96@psu.edu

Sojung Baek

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

skb5914@psu.edu

Grace Bowland

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

gbb5216@psu.edu

Dani Buffa

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student in Anthropology and Climate Science

(814) 867-0003

dcbuffa@psu.edu

Human-environment interactions, socioecological regime shifts, island and coastal archaeology, estuarine and marine resource use, Mid-late Holocene climate, paleoecology, ecotones, conservation policy, ethnoarchaeology, zooarchaeology, geoarchaeology, GIS

America Campillo

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

(814) 865-0796

amg812@psu.edu

Human evolution, bipedalism, functional morphology, bone biomechanics, trabecular bone, microCT, human osteology

Jennifer C. Chen

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

juc1612@psu.edu

Ebony Creswell

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

(814) 867-0456

euc486@psu.edu

Dylan S. Davis

  • Ph.D. Candidate

(814) 867-0003

dsd40@psu.edu

Human-environmental interaction, settlement patterns, GIS, remote sensing, human behavioral ecology, evolutionary theory, spatial analysis, coastal & island archaeology, climate change

Caitlin Donahue

  • IUG Graduate Student

cmd6116@psu.edu

Patrick Druggan

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

psd17@psu.edu

Human-environmental interactions, isotope biogeochemistry, GIS, paleoclimatology, modeling

Leah Gallo

  • IUG Graduate Student

lng5145@psu.edu

Tori D. Gamel

  • IUG Graduate Student

tdg5210@psu.edu

human behavioral ecology, costly-signaling, anthropology, ancient historical ecology, warfare and violence, collective behavior, social organization

Abigail Shahar Gancz

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

asg5573@psu.edu

Bioarchaeology, Paleodemography, Paleoepidemiology, Paleopathology, aDNA, Human-environmental interactions

Jeffrey Grossi

  • IUG Graduate Student

jlg5501@psu.edu

Cultural Resource Management, Experimental Archaeology, Public Outreach, Mongolian History and Culture, Classical and Mediterranean History and Archaeology

Timothy Hay

  • IUG Graduate Student

tnh5130@psu.edu

Diego Hernandez

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

dah65@psu.edu

Biocultural anthropology, genomics, public health, Latinx health, structural racism, health disparities

Joon Hwang

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

jqh6104@psu.edu

Economic anthropology, market integration, social and economic inequality, social network analysis

Abiola Ibirogba

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

aji5208@psu.edu

Louis James

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

lbj5166@psu.edu

Makenna Lenover

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

mbl66@psu.edu

Chloe McGuire

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

(814) 863-2244

clm80@psu.edu

Dithapelo Medupe

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

dzm5868@psu.edu

Catherine Mendel, (she/her)

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
  • NSF Research Trainee (LandscapeU Program)

cem581@psu.edu

Avian-human interactions, behavioral ecology, socio-ecological systems, domestication, zooarchaeology, and ethnoarchaeology.

Nafi Mohammad Ali

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

nbm5522@psu.edu

Rachel Palkovitz

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
  • University Graduate Fellow

rep5378@psu.edu

Laura Perez

  • M.D./Ph.D. Graduate Student

ldp5186@psu.edu

Kara Peters

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

kdp5274@psu.edu

Heather Ramsey

  • IUG Graduate Student

hlb5001@psu.edu

Clare Randolph

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

clarerandolph@psu.edu

archaeology, historical ecology, human-environmental interaction, marine resource use, coral, coral harvesting, zooarchaeology
Primatology, evolution, endocrinology, agent-based modeling, data science, machine learning

Marissa Scott

  • IUG Graduate Student

mks5587@psu.edu

Casey Sennett

  • IUG Graduate Student

cms7542@psu.edu

Kyle Smith

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

kyle.smith@psu.edu

human-animal interactions, domestication, hunter-gatherers, ecology, animal behavior and cognition

Laura Stelson

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

(814) 865-5342

lfs20@psu.edu

Christine Ta

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

cjt5751@psu.edu

Sarah Taylor

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

set5408@psu.edu

Kaley Tucker

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student

kjt5552@psu.edu

Megan F. Veltri

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow

mfv5@psu.edu

Sterling Wright

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
  • NASA Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium Fellow

(814) 865-2509

svw5689@psu.edu

Ancient DNA, paleomicrobiology, bioarchaeology, urbanization, Classical and Mesoamerican archaeology, paleoecology