...to all of our student prize winners! Every year, the Dental Anthropology Association supports student research presented at the American Association of Physical Anthropology meetings. Below are the winners from the two competitions:
The Albert A. Dahlberg Paper Competition
Donovan Adams and Rebecca George (pictured below) for their paper on "Fuzzy Logic as an Approach for Assessing Regional Population Relatedness and Phenotypic Variation"
G.G. Turner II/Cambridge University Press (CUP) Poster Competition
- Emma Lagan (prizewinner), with co-authors D.E. Ehrlich, S.M. Pence, "Dentine Without Borders: An Improved Dental Macrowear Scoring Method with Cross-Cultural Adaptation"
- Jessica Droke (prizewinner), with co-authors C.W. Schmidt, F. L'Engle-Williams, W.M. Karriger, F.H. Smith, G. Becam, M. de Lumley: "Regional Variability in Diet Between Northern and Mediterranean Neandertals: Evidence from Dental Microwear Texture Analysis"
- Keegan Selig (prizewinner), with co-authors S. Lopez-Torres, A. Hartstone-Rose, A.M. Burrows, and M.T. Silcox: "Differential Enamel Thickness in the Anterior Dentition as a Signal for Gouging Behavior"