Winners of Annual Student Paper Competition

 
2014
Christina M. Friberg, University of California, Santa Barbara
Cosmic Negotiations: Ramey Incised Pottery and the Mississippianization of Cahokia’s Northern Hinterlands
 
2013
Taylor H. Thornton, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (First Place Winner)
An Examination of Middle Woodland Spatiotemporal Trends in the Lower Illinois River Valley
 
Katherine M. Sterner, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Second Place Winner)
Results of Blood Residue Analysis and Microwear of Suspected Arrow Points and Scraping tools from the Crescent Bay Hunt Club Site (47Je904) 
 
2012
Jody Clauter, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (First Place Winner)
Results and Comparisons of Petrographic and Energy Dispersion X-ray Fluorescence (ED XRF) Analyses of Late Woodland Ceramics from Southern Wisconsin
 
Andrew Upton, Michigan State University (Second Place Winner)
Preliminary Testing of the Efficacy of Shell Tempering as a Proto-Hominy Processor  
 
 
2011
Heather Walder, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Glass Trade Beads as Temporal Markers for the Contact Era of Wisconsin: Compositional Analysis Results 
 
 
2010
Alleen Betzenhauser, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Accessing the Mississippian Transition in the Southern American Bottom through an Interpretation of a Geophysical Survey 
 
 
2009
Elizabeth Conzelman, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Analysis of Status Based on Faunal Remains from the 2008 East Palisade Excavations at Cahokia  
 
Maria Raviele, Michigan State University 
Exploring Quantification of Maize Microbotanical Densities through Experimental Residue Analysis
 
 
2008
Sarah Surface-Evans, Michigan State University
Seeing the Forest for the Trees: An Archaeological Site Inventory Project on Michigan State Forest Land
 
 
2007
Lacey Heflin, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville 
Faunal Analysis of the 2005 Stephenson House excavations in Madison County, Illinois: The analysis of Socioeconomic status in the Upland South cultural tradition
 
Susan Spencer, Indiana University-Bloomington
Cutmarks on crania at the late Mississippian Mann Site Cemetery, Posey County, Indiana 
 
 
2006
Rex Weeks, Arizona State University
Notes On the Pre-Contact Origin of the Midewiwin: A Review of Archaeological Evidence from the Upper Great Lakes
 
 
2005
Kelly Arnold, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Southern Illinois Ceramic Figurines: A Temporal Investigation
 
Christine Boston, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville 
Analysis of Skeletal Remains of the Emmons Site, Fulton County, Illinois