List of Recent M.A. Theses in Historical Archaeology
2010 Foodways, Commensality and Nipmuc Identity: An Analysis of Faunal Remains From Sarah Boston’s Farmstead, Grafton, MA, 1790-1840.
Breen, Eleanor E.
2003 Whose Trash is it Anyway? A Stratigraphic and Ceramic Analysis of the South Grove Midden, Mount Vernon, Virginia.
Bowes, Jessica D.
2009 Provisioned, Produced, Procured: Slave Subsistence Strategies as Indicators of Plantation Social Relations at Thomas Jefferson’s Popular Forest.
Britt, Sean F.
2005 Fueling the Fire: An Examination of Inter-Relationships between Humans and the Environment through Colonial Caribbean Fuel Sources.
Brown, David A.
2001 “To the Place Where it Began”: Seventeenth-Century Settlement Patterns in Abingdon Parish, Gloucester County, Virginia: History, GIS, and Archaeology.
Burns, Michael Thomas
2000 Military Equipment and Methods of Warfare of the Samnites and Other Oscan Speaking Peoples.
Capitanio, Heather M.
2010 Denison House: Women’s Use of Space in the Boston Settlement.
2001 Stone Fruit: Thoreau’s Native American Artifact Collection at the Fruitlands Museum.
Carovillano, Jeffrey R.
2002 Adaptation and Resistance. An Analysis of Native American Activity at Den Rock during the Contact Period.
Carvino, Frank M.
2008 From Coast to Consumer: The Archaeology of Smuggling in Eighteenth-Century New England.
Chartier, Craig S.
2001 An Explanation of the Proportional Differences in Shellfish Between Two Features at the Sandy’s Point Site.
Cipolla, Craig N.
2005 Negotiating Boundaries of Colonialism: Nineteenth-Century Lifeways on the Eastern Pequot Reservation, North Stonington, Connecticut.
Currie, Douglas R.
1999 Soil Micromorphology of a Seventeenth-Century Native American Corn Field.
Deforest, Rita A.
2010 “A Good Sized Pot”: Early 19th Century Planting Pots From Gore Place, Waltham, Massachusetts.
Deslatte, Kaitlin S.
2008 Household and Status in 17th-Century Rural Rhode Island: A Case Study of the Greene Farm Midden.
Di Gregorio, Giampaolo A.
2003 “Every Other House a Tavern”: Individualism and Consumer Consciousness in the Taverns of Boston.
Dubell, Gregory R.
2007 Visions of Grandeur: An Archaeological Investigation of Landscape Organization and Transformation at Gore Place, Waltham, Massachusetts.
2005 Intentions of Independence: Medicinal Practice and Community Identity at Boston’s African Meeting House.
Fedore, Michael A.
2008 Consumption and Colonialism: A Zooarchaeological Analysis of Two Eighteenth-Century Sites on the Eastern Pequot Reservation.
Ferguson, Kelly A.
2010 A Macrobotanical Analysis of Native American Maize Agriculture at the Smith’s Point Site.
Gallagher, Diana S.
2006 Widow Pratt Privy, Newport, Rhode Island: An Archaeobotanical and Archaeoparasitological Analysis.
2005 “Functioning in Another Register”: Manifestations of Colonial Interactions in the Material Culture of Sylvester Manor.
Geisler, Jessica W.
2003 Tracing the Footsteps of Ritual: Concealed Footwear in Quincy, Massachusetts.
Goldstein, Karin J.
2001 Creation of a New England Gentry: The Winslows of Plymouth Colony.
Gordenstein, Samuel L.
2005 Rock Art Preservation and Tourism: A Case Study in Brazil.
2001 Archaeology and Microhistory: A 19th Century Physician’s Saddlebag.
2005 A Documentary Archaeology of Magunkaquog.
Hise, Nicki L.
2010 Gentility and Gender Roles Within the 18th-Century Merchant Class of Newport, Rhode Island.
Howlett, Katherine F.
2002 Is Gender Etched in Stone? A Lithic Analysis of a Contact Period Native American Site.
Jacobucci, Susan A.
2006 Constant Changes: A Study of Anthropogenic Vegetation Using Pollen and Charcoal on the Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation Reservation, North Stonington, Connecticut.
Johnson, Katharine M.
2009 “That Charm of Remoteness”: A Study of Landscape Stability in Little Compton, Rhode Island.
Johnson, Trevor A.
2010 “King Prime of Fredonia Lane”: An Archaeology of Leadership in Hyde Park, New York’s Early Nineteeth-Century African American Community.
Kennedy, Jonathan Ryan
2008 Multi-Cultural Meals: A Zooarchaeological Study of the Plantation Core at Sylvester Manor.
Kosack, Katie L.
2010 Entertaining, Dining, and Novel Drinking: Rural Gentility and the Reverend John Hancock’s Household, Lexington, Massachusetts, 1700-1750.
Kotkin, Jeffrey H.
2000 Teaching What Counts in Archaeology: A New Approach to Archaeology Education.
Lathrop, Hazel H.
2000 The Culture of Flowerpots.
2008 Daily Negotiations and the Creation of an Alternative Discourse: The Legacy of a Colonial Nipmuc Farmstead.
Lombardi, Kathryn M.
2001 Coal Mining in Baldwin: How Industry and Culture Shaped a Landscape.
Lommen, Kate I.
2001 Mapping Transformation in the Grubenhauser of Anglo-Saxon England.
Luf, Keith A.
2002 Historical Survey of Archival Cataloging Practices for Moving Image Material and the Implications for the Historical Research.
Malpiedi, Jennifer T.
2006 Porgy and Bass: A Study of the Faunal Remains from the Sandy’s Point Site.
McNeil, Julie A.
2005 Potsherds and People: Considering the Connections between Ceramics and Identity at the Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation Reservation, North Stonington, Connecticut.
Mohler, Paul J.
2000 Soil Phosphate Analysis: The Evaluation of a New Testing Method.
Murphy, John Paul
2002 An Analysis of Crystal and Crystalline Quartz Material from Magunco.
Ostrowsky, Tess E.
2009 “She is Like the Merchants’ Ships”: Gender and Mortuary Practice From the Decline of Puritanism to the Rise of Mercantilism in Boston, 1650-1750.
Patton, Jonathan K.
2007 Material Studies of Eastern Pequot Clothing in 18th- and 19th-Century Connecticut: Issues in Collaborative Indigenous Archaeology.
Peles, Ashley A.
2010 Production and Consumption on a 19th-Century Spanish New Mexican Homestead: Exploring Daily Life Through Faunal and Floral Analyses.
2008 Consumption as Social Camouflage: “Mimicry” and Nipmuc Survival Strategies in the Colonial World.
Proebsting, Eric L.
2002 “History From the Ground Up”: Soil Micromorphology at a Long Island Plantation.
Randall, Lindsay Anne
2009 Dairying in 17th-Century Plymouth Colony.
Rauh, Carolyn C.
2004 Common Threads: Katherine Nanny Naylor and the Context of the Cross Street Back Lot Textiles.
Schwartz, George H.
2005 “Go Straight Ahead”: Salem's Rise to Global Entrepot as Reflected in the Archaeological Assemblage from the Captain Stephen Phillips House.
Shaffer, Zahava Esther
2001 Whitman on Track with the Old Colony Railroad: The Untold Story.
Sportman, Sarah P.
2003 A Zooarchaeological Analysis of Animal Husbandry at a Northern Provisioning Plantation: Sylvester Manor, Shelter Island, New York.
Stephens, Sarah Ann
2010 Modest Ministers or Posh Preachers? A Study of the Personal Adornment Collection of the Hancock-Clarke House, Lexington, Massachusetts.
2008 The Occasional Merchant: What Foodways Reveal About the Household of Thomas Richardson, Jr., 1761-1784.
Sutherland, Frederick E.
2008 From Forest, To Company Town, and Back Again: Historical Archaeology at the Copake Iron Works.
Trubey, David W.
2000 Known and Potential Naval Shipwreck Sites in the Waters Off Massachusetts: Inventory, Assessment, and Management Strategies.
Way, Michael A.
2010 Beef, Mutton, Pork, And a Taste of Turtle: Zooarchaeology and Nineteenth-Century African American Foodways at the Boston-Higginbotham House, Nantucket, Massachusetts.
Wilkins, Andrew P.
2009 Identifying 18th Century Hidden Landscapes at Stratford Hall Plantation Using Portable X-Ray Fluorescence Phosphorus Readings on Plowzone Samples.
Witt, Thomas A.
2007 Negotiating Colonial Markets: The Navigation of 18th-Century Colonial Economies by the Eastern Pequot.