Bartelink, Eric J.

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Texas A&M U.
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
May 28, 2004
Project Title: 
Bartelink, Eric J., Texas A&M U., College Station, TX - To aid research on 'Emerging Diet and Health Patterns in Prehistoric Central California,' supervised by Dr. Lori E. Wright

ERIC JOHN BARTELINK, then a student of Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, was awarded a grant in June 2004 to aid research on 'Emerging Diet and Health Patterns in Prehistoric Central California,' supervised by Dr. Lori E. Wright. Diet and health trends in late Holocene (4950-200 B.P.) central California have been the subject of much recent debate. This research used data gleaned from human skeletal remains to investigate temporal and regional variability in human diet and health patterns in the prehistoric lower Sacramento Valley and San Francisco Bay area of central California.

Grant Year: 
2004
Award Amount: 
$15,841

Barton, Loukas William

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
California, Davis, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
October 20, 2006
Project Title: 
Barton, Loukas William, U. of California, Davis, CA - To aid research on 'Human Diet and Domestication: A Critical Evaluation of Low-Level Food Production in Northwest China,'supervised by Dr. Robert Lawrence Bettinger

LOUKAS WILLIAM BARTON, then a student at University of California, Davis, California, was awarded funding in October 2006 to aid research on 'Human Diet and Domestication: A Critical Evaluation of Low-Level Food Production in Northwest China,' supervised by Dr. Robert Lawrence Bettinger. Stable isotope ratios (?13C and ?15N) extracted from animal remains are used here to identify plant and animal domestication in northwest China. The method is applicable to all cases where domesticated and wild plants differ photosynthetically.

Grant Year: 
2006
Award Amount: 
$16,680

Baron, Joanne Parsley

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Pennsylvania, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
October 15, 2010
Project Title: 
Baron, Joanne Parsley, U. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA - To aid research on 'Patrons of La Corona: Deities and Power in a Classic Maya Community,' supervised by Dr. Richard M. Leventhal

Preliminary abstract: This research examines the role of patron deity veneration in the construction of power relationships among the Maya of the Classic period (ca. AD 250-900). The research combines archaeological and epigraphic approaches to investigate research questions pertaining to the relationship between the ruler and his patron deities and the way in which veneration rites contributed to the exercise of the ruler's political power. It also investigates the construction of political identity among members of the community.

Grant Year: 
2010
Award Amount: 
$19,850

Bardolph, Dana Nicole

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
California, Santa Barbara, U. of
Status: 
Active Grant
Approve Date: 
October 10, 2013
Project Title: 
Bardolph, Dana Nicole, U. of California, Santa Barbara, CA - To aid research on 'Exploring Migration, Identities, and Inequalities through Foodways in the Moche Valley of North Coastal Peru,' supervised by Dr. Amber VanDerwarker

Preliminary abstract: The goal of this project is to examine the relationships between food, identity, and social inequality through a paleoethnobotanical perspective. Specifically, this project seeks to reconstruct household culinary practices in order to address the roles that food played in the migrant experience of highlanders that settled in a traditionally coastal river valley just prior to the consolidation of the Southern Moche polity of north coastal Peru.

Grant Year: 
2013
Award Amount: 
$19,981

Barger, Nicole Lynn

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
California, San Diego, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
May 4, 2007
Project Title: 
Barger, Nicole Lynn, U. of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA - To aid research on 'Primate Social Behavior from an Evolutionary Neuroanatomical Perspective: A Comparative Analysis of the Amygdaloid Complex,' supervised by Dr. Katerina Semendeferi

NICOLE BARGER, then a student at student at University of California - San Diego, La Jolla, California, received funding in May 2007 to aid research on 'Primate Social Behavior from an Evolutionary Neuroanatomical Perspective: A Comparative Analysis of the Amygdaloid Complex,' supervised by Dr. Katerina Semendeferi. The amygdala, a critical 'social brain' structure, facilitates the production of appropriate, context-specific, emotional responses to social signals.

Grant Year: 
2007
Award Amount: 
$21,516

Barks, Sarah Kate

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Emory U.
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
May 4, 2007
Project Title: 
Barks, Sarah Kate, Emory U., Atlanta, GA - To aid research on 'The Neural Bases of Social Cognition in Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes),' supervised by Dr. James Kelly Rilling

SARAH K. BARKS, then a student at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, received a grant in May 2007 to aid research on 'The Neural Bases of Social Cognition in Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes),' supervised by Dr. James Kelly Rilling. Social cognition has been suggested as a driving force in human brain evolution. Its neural substrates in humans are well known, but have not been explored in apes. This study examines the neural areas that support social cognition in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) using fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography ([18F]-FDG PET) imaging.

Grant Year: 
2007
Award Amount: 
$23,254

Barnes, Jessica Emily

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Columbia U.
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
October 30, 2007
Project Title: 
Barnes, Jessica Emily, Columbia U., New York, NY - To aid research on 'Farming Fayoum: The Flows and Frictions of Irrigation in Egypt,' supervised by Dr. Paige West

JESSICA BARNES, then a student at Columbia University, New York, New York, received funding in October 2007 to aid research on 'Farming Fayoum: The Flows and Frictions of Irrigation in Egypt,' supervised by Dr. Paige West. This research asks how farmers' everyday practices of water use in the Fayoum, Egypt, are affected by changes in the national and international context in which they make their decisions, and how farmers' decisions, in turn, shape this context.

Grant Year: 
2007
Award Amount: 
$20,320

Ballestero, Andrea

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
California, Irvine, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
October 30, 2007
Project Title: 
Ballestero, Andrea, U. of California, Irvine, CA - To aid research on 'Between Human Rights and Commodities: Water, Expertise and Politics in Latin America,' supervised by Dr. George Marcus

ANDREA BALLESTERO, then a student at University of California, Irvine, California, received funding in October 2007 to aid research on 'Between Human Rights and Commodities: Water, Expertise and Politics in Latin America,' supervised by Dr. George Marcus. This research examines the ethics and politics of the constitution of the human right to water by Latin American water experts. It explores how 'transnationalized' experts produce, disseminate and evaluate expert knowledge.

Grant Year: 
2007
Award Amount: 
$24,120

Banahan, Joan Patricia

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
Toronto, U. of
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
April 27, 2006
Project Title: 
Banahan, Joan Patricia, U. of Toronto, Toronto, Canada - To aid research on 'Small Site Archaeology: Complex Hunter-Gatherer Settlement, Mobility, and Resource Production,' supervised by Dr. Gary Graham Coupland

JOAN PATRICIA BANAHAN, then a student at University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, received funding in April 2006 to aid research on 'Small Site Archaeology: Complex Hunter-Gatherer Settlement, Mobility, and Resource Production,' supervised by Dr. Gary G. Coupland. This doctoral study investigates how pre-Contact hunter-gatherers on the northern coast of British Columbia developed and maintained social hierarchies.

Grant Year: 
2006
Award Amount: 
$15,827

Banerjee, Dwaipayan

Grant Type: 
Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
Insitutional Affiliation: 
New York U.
Status: 
Completed Grant
Approve Date: 
April 18, 2011
Project Title: 
Banerjee, Dwaipayan, New York U., New York, NY - To aid research on 'Ethical Practice at the End-of-Life: Caring for the Dying in North India,' supervised by Dr. Emily Martin

DWAIPAYAN BANERJEE, then a student at New York University, New York, New York, received funding in April 2011 to aid research on 'Ethical Practice at the End-of-Life: Caring for the Dying in North India,' supervised by Dr. Emily Martin. This dissertation explores how the experience of cancer in India - in its ability to unmake and remake human worlds - has become a site of new ethical understandings about the dignity and care of human life. Specifically, this research examines how the experience of cancer has produced a space of uncertainty in social relations, medicine, and law.

Grant Year: 
2011
Award Amount: 
$24,725
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