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American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA) 2019

March 27-30, 2019 in Cleveland, OH

Elizabeth Coggeshall (Primate Behavior MS Student, pictured below) presented her research poster during the Primate Behavior poster session. Jake Funkhouser (Primate Behavior MS '18) participated in the Primate Social Behavior podium presentations presenting collaborative work with PBE faculty members Dr. Mayhew and Dr. Sheeran titled "Re-evaluating the analysis of dominance: Investigations of dominance in captive chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and wild Tibetan macaques (Macaca thibetana) from a context-dependent perspective."


Elizabeth Coggeshall

                                        Jake Funkhouser

Northwest Anthropological Conference (NWAC) 2019

March 20-23, 2019, Kennewick, WA

Kailie Dombrausky (Primate Behavior MS '18) and Chad Debree (Primate Behavior MS Student) presented their collaborative research poster with PBE faculty member Dr. Jensvold and Primate Behavior MS students Emily Patton and Grace Coffman. Elizabeth Coggeshall (Primate Behavior MS Student) also presented a research poster at the conference. 


Kailie Dombrausky and Chad DeBree  


                       Elizabeth Coggeshall

Northwest Anthropological Conference (NWAC) 2017

April 12-15, 2017 in Spokane, WA

Jake Funkhouser (Primate Behavior MS '18) presented his research poster at one of the poster sessions and Emily Veitia (Primate Behavior MS '17), Emily Dura (Primate Behavior MS '17) and Hilary Hemmes-Kavanaugh (Primate Behavior MS '17) presented their individual research projects in the Physical Anthropology Symposium. It was fun to learn about some of the regional issues in cultural anthropology and archaeology!

Pictured L to R: Hilary Hemmes-Kavanaugh, Emily Veitia, Jake Funkhouser, Emily Dura


Physical Anthropology Symposium group photo at NWAC 2017

American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA) 2017

April 19-22, 2017 in New Orleans, LA

Jake Funkhouser (Primate Behavior MS '17) and Alexandra Sheldon (Primate Behavior MS '17) presented their individual research posters at the AAPA 2017 86th Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA. 



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