Shelley R. Saunders Thesis Research Grant







Katherine Bishop
University of Alberta
Investigating transhumance and pastoralism in modern and ancient Thessaly, Greece using stable isotope analysis of carbon, strontium, and oxygen isotopes from sheep and goat teeth
Sarah Duignan
McMaster University
An exploration of body image, health, and identity in immigrant and female youth.
Malcolm Ramsey
University of Toronto
Landscape genetics of Mouse Lemurs within a gragmented dry forest




Courtney McConnan Borstad
University of Calgary
Dietary variation at prehispanic Paquimé (Casas Grandes), Chihuahua, Mexico
Luisa Marinho
Simon Fraser University
Pattern of skeletal injuries in fall-related deaths: Exploring the effects of fall conditions in the reconstruction of the circumstance of death
Ana Morales
University of Calgary
Ancient mitochondrial DNA of pre-Columbian populations inhabiting Greater Nicoya during the Sapoa Period (AD 800-1350)


Kayla Hartwell
University of Calgary

Mechanisms for fission-fusion dynamics in spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi) at Runaway Creek Nature Reserve, Belize

Asta Rand
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Understanding the Diet and Mobility of the Classic Maya of Belize: A Multi-Isotopic Approach

Elizabeth Sawchuk
University of Toronto

Social Change and Human Population Movements – Dental Morphology in Holocene eastern Africa


Rebecca Gilmour
McMaster University

Civilian Experiences of Trauma, Healing, and Physical Impairment in Roman Frontier Provinces

Ashley Nagel
University of Calgary

Childhood Health Outcomes in Relation to Parental Strategies in Mwanza, Tanzania

Josie Vayro
University of Calgary

Polyandrous Mating and Female Counterstrategies to Infanticide in Ursine Colobus Monkeys


Iulia Bădescu
University of Toronto

Investigating Infant Nutritional Development of Wild Chimpanzees at Ngogo, Kibale National Park, Uganda

Stephanie Calce
University of Victoria

The Effects of Osteoarthritis on Skeletal Age Markers

Robert Stark
McMaster University

Human Migration in Ancient Rome