IUP Anthropology Students Participate in 28th Annual PASSHE Undergraduate Anthropology Research Conference

Posted on 4/24/2017 12:00:44 PM

Anthropology Department undergraduate students participated in the 28th annual PASSHE Undergraduate Anthropology Research Conference held April 22–23 at West Chester University. Five students presented research at the conference in both presentation and poster formats.

IUP anthropology students and faculty member Abbie Adams attending the PASSHE Anthropology Conference DinnerPhoto: IUP anthropology students and faculty member Abbie Adams attending the PASSHE Anthropology Conference Dinner

Harley Burgis presented a paper titled “Using Microartifacts to Investigate Prehistoric Cooking Methods at the Archaeological Site of Dust Cave.” James Miller presented a poster titled “Understanding the Distribution and Trade of White Salt-Glazed Stoneware in a Colonial-Era Frontier Town.” Stephanie Raby-Reeger presented a paper titled “Promoting the Preservation of Cultural Heritage Assets through Active Learning on the Adventure Learning Trail.” Paige Reimers presented a poster titled “Investigation the Johnston Plaza Through the Use of Microartifacts.” Amanda Telep presented a poster titled “Discovering Boundaries: A Geophysical Survey at Mary Rinn (36IN29).”

Paige Reimers and her poster at the PASSHE Anthropology Conference

Amanda Telep and her poster at the PASSHE Anthropology Conference

Photos: Paige Reimers and Amanda Telep with their posters at the PASSHE Anthropology Conference

In addition, Abigail Adams and William Chadwick attended, along with other undergraduate students who will likely be presenting at next year’s conference. IUP will host the conference in spring 2018.

Stephanie Raby-Reeger at PASSHE Anthropology Conference

Photo: Stephanie Raby-Reeger presenting her research at the PASSHE Anthropology Conference.