Anthropology Undergrads Make a Splash at Annual PASSHE Undergraduate Anthropology Conference

Posted on 4/28/2016 1:31:58 PM

Undergraduate students representing IUP’s Anthropology Department presented papers and posters this past weekend (April 23-24, 2016) and demonstrated outstanding scholarship and exceptional anthropological inquiry.

Seven anthropology undergraduate students presented the results of their independent research at the 28th annual PASSHE Undergraduate Anthropology Conference at California University of Pennsylvania.

The students participating were: Jessica Brown (Promoting the Gift of Life: An Ethnography of Blood and Organ Donation); Harley Burgis (Using Microartifacts at Investigate Prehistoric Cooking Methods at the Archaeological Site of Dust Cave); Amelia Eggan (Stratifying Women and Culture: An Ethnography of Nutritional Access, Health Inequality and Sustainability); Steven Guzman (Magic the Gathering: Card Game or Something Deeper); Sarah LaFevre (Digital Historic Preservation: Recording and Interpreting the Patterson-Altman’s Mill with 3-D Scanning); Nancy Lopez Sosa (Perceptions of the Relationship Between Alcohol Use and Breast Cancer Among Young Mexican Immigrant Women and Mexican American Women); and Angellica Sterling (Undecided: An Ethnographic Study of Undecided Majors). 

Students at PASSHE Anthropology Convference 2016
Jessica Brown, Angellica Sterling and Steven Guzman presenting at the 28th annual PASSHE Undergraduate Anthropology Conference