Students showcase research in annual poster competition

Undergraduate students in competition

Undergraduate students display their research posters at the Department of Anthropology's 4th Annual Poster Competition. From left: Conner Awayda, Erik Ellison, Matthew Casa and Caitlin Cole-Conroy.

Published May 24, 2017

On May 5, undergraduate and graduate students from the Department of Anthropology showcased their research projects in the Student Union to faculty and the university community at the 4th Annual Poster Competition.

Drs. Timothy Chevral, Frederick Klaits and Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel judged this year's competition.

Undergraduate Competition

1st Place
Conner Awayda
Pelvic fluctuating asymmetry in male and female crab-eating macaque (Macaca fascicularis)

2nd Place
Matthew Casa
The effects of canine modification on phenotypic plasticity of crab-eating macaque skulls (Macaca fascicularis)

Honorable Mention
Caitlin Cole-Conroy and Erik Ellison  

Graduate Competition

1st Place
Mark Conaway
Morphological integration of anatomical, functional, and developmental units of the postcranium in the Crab-eating Macaque (Macaca fascicularis)

2nd Place   
Rosaleen McAfee
Materializing Gendered Narratives: Nationalism and Cultural Heritage in the National Museum of Ireland’s Collections

3rd Place   
Amadine Eriksen
Facial fluctuating asymmetry in wild Virunga mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei)

The department congratulates all participants on their accomplishments!