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Six new PHDs Walk at Anthropology Commencement

The Department of Anthropology extends its congratulations to six new PhDs. On May 13th doctoral degrees were awarded to the following: Alix Martin for her dissertation Mapping Ceremonial Stone Landscapes in the Narragansett Homelands: "Teâno wonck nippée am, I will be here by and by again"; Ellen Chapman for her dissertation Buried Beneath the River City: Investigating an Archaeological Landscape and its Community Value in Richmond, Virginia; Patrick Johnson for his dissertation Vengeance with Mercy: Changing Traditions and Traditional Practices of Colonial Yamasees; Mark Kostro for his dissertation On the Margins of Empire: An archaeological and historical study of Guana Island, British Virgin Islands; Dessa Lightfoot for her dissertation God Sends Meat and the Devil Sends Cooks': Meat Usage and Cuisine in Eighteenth-Century English colonial America; and Megan Victor for her dissertation On the Table and Under It: Social Negotiation & Drinking Spaces in Frontier Resource Extraction Communities. We wish these outstanding young scholars every future success!