Graduate Students in Anthropology

Below you’ll find the directory of current students in the anthropology graduate program, organized in alphabetical order by last name. 

  Michael J. Chapman, mjchapm3@ncsu.edu, Curriculum Vitae

  B.A., Archaeology & B.S., Anthropology. College of Charleston.
  Research area(s): Kinship, Pilgrimage, Religious Tourism, Migration.

  Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2018



  Jacque Dinnesjldinnes@ncsu.edu, Curriculum Vitae
  B.A., Anthropology, with minors in Biology and Criminology. University of Northern Iowa.
  Research area(s): Archaeology.
  Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2017

Highlight of your experience at NCSU: "Co-instructing forensic anthropology workshops, volunteering for PaleoPalooza and Darwin Day events at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, archaeological field work at Smith Mountain Lake in VA, and volunteering at the Office of State Archaeology Research Center." 


Amanda Finnenakfinnen@ncsu.edu
B.A., History. UNC - Charlotte. 
Research area(s): Bioanthropology.
Anticipated Graduation: 
B.A.. University of Tennessee - Knoxville.
Research area(s): Biological Anthropology, Physical Anthropology.
Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2017
  Robert A. Jordanrajorda3@ncsu.edu, Curriculum Vitae
  B.S., Anthropology. Longwood University. 
  Research area(s): Prehistoric Archaeology, North American Southeast.
  Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2017

Highlight of your experience at NCSU: "Volunteering with colleagues at the PaleoPalooza event at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. Working with Dr. Gingerich on his archaeological project at Smith Mountain Lake. Working in the field at Lake Phelps as part of my master's research."  


Nikole Kellypnkelly@ncsu.edu
B.A., History. UNC - Pembroke.
Research area(s): Cultural Anthropology with a focus on Environment. 
Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2017
Reina Kornmayer, rikornma@ncsu.edu
B.S., Biology (Ecology and Evolution). UNC - Asheville. 
Research area(s): Forensic Anthropology, Wildlife Forensics, Wildlife Biology.
Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2018

Sarah Millsskmills@ncsu.edu
B.A., Anthropology. George Washington University. 
Research area(s): Economic Anthropology, Environmental Anthropology, Agriculture.
Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2017
  Deniza Mulajdmulaj@ncsu.edu
  B.S., Public Policy and Economics. RIT Kosovo. 
  Research area(s): Cultural Anthropology, Political Anthropology, International Interventions and         Post-War Divided Cities, Anthropology of Development and Globalization.

  Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2017



  Rosa Perez,  rmperez2@ncsu.edu
  B.A., Anthropology. University of Nevada - Las Vegas.
  Research area(s): Bioarchaeology, History Anthropology, Asylum Populations, 19th-century               Colorado.
  Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2017


Gregory Pittardgapittar@ncsu.edu
B.A., Religious Studies. UNC - Chapel Hill. 
Research area(s): Doomsday Preppers, Memory and Futurity, Material and Visual Culture, Queer Studies (especially with relation to Heritage and the Southern US), Affect, Ritual and Religion.
Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2017

  B.A., Archaeology. University of Mary Washington / Certificate in Geographic Information       Systems. University of Mary Washington. 
  Research area(s): Historical Archaeology, Plantation Archaeology, 18th-Century Chesapeake,       Landscape Archaeology, Public Archaeology, Geographical Information Systems (GIS). 
  Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2017

Highlights of your experience at NCSU: "PaleoPalooza at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. Darwin Day at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. Archaeological field work at Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia." 


  Nadia J. Robtoynjrobtoy@ncsu.edu
  B.S., Applied Forensic Sciences. Mercyhurt University. 
  Research area(s): Forensic Anthropology, Skeletal Biology, Trauma, Human Variation,       Geographical Information Systems (GIS). 
  Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2018

Highlight of your experience at NCSU: "Getting to explore a new city and continuing to learn from intriguing professors." 

  Megan Schwalenbergmbschwal@ncsu.edu, Curriculum Vitae
  B.S., Archaeological Studies and Biology. University of Wisconsin - La Crosse. 
  Research area(s): Bioarchaeology. 

  Anticipated Graduation: Fall 2016. 



  Ben Siegelmanbasiegel@ncsu.eduCurriculum Vitae
  B.A., Music (Jazz Studies). Columbia University. 
  Research area(s): Anthropology of International Development, Environmental Anthropology,       Gender. 
  Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2018. 

  Highlight of your experience at NCSU: "Great professors!"


  B.A., Anthropology. East Carolina University.
  Research area(s): Taphonomy, Skeletal Malnutrition Markers, Histology, Neonatal Line, Teeth
  Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2018. 



Caitlin Wamser, cwamser@ncsu.edu
B.A, Anthropology. University of Florida.
Research area(s): Bioarchaeology, Skeletal Biology.
Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2017. 
  Peter Wrightpjwright@ncsu.eduCurriculum Vitae
  B.A. North Carolina State University. 
  Research area(s): Cultural Anthropology. 

  Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2018.

  


  Naledi Yaziyo, nnyaziyo@ncsu.edu, Curriculum Vitae
  B.A., Humanities. University of Stellenbosch / B.A., Anthropology (Honors). University of       Witwatersrand.
  Research area(s): Urban Africa, Youth Culture, Popular Culture, Globalization, Modernity, Gender,   Material Culture.
  Anticipated Graduation: Fall 2018

 Xiqian Zhangxzhang59@ncsu.edu
B.A., History. Anqing Normal University. 
Research area(s): Tourism, Religion, Historical Anthropology. 
Anticipated Graduation: Spring 2018.