Current PhD students



PhD research

Kasey Allely A socio-natural approach for assessing past human mobility strategies derived from analysis of lithic assemblages at Weipa, Cape York Peninsula, Australia.
Olivia Barnett-Naghshineh Social and Gender relations in the Goroka food market.
Karolyn Buhring Rabanal The Archaeology of Trans-Pacific interactions: Evaluating cultural transmission between South America and Polynesia
Pauline Elmer-English Tales of Genetic Imperfection in an Age of Designer Babies. An ethnography of  children diagnosed with MCAD and related disorders.
Daniel Hernandez Cultural Evolution: Communal Learning, sharing, and exchange.
Beatrice Hudson Maori Burial Practice: a bioarchaeological study of secondary burial practice and status in koiwi tangata. 
Alexander Jorgensen Intra-site proxemics of archaeologically recorded pre-European open settlement sites in Aotearoa/New Zealand
Sarah Karstens Reconstructing individual life histories through carbon and nitrogen stable isotope analysis: A case study from Roonka, South Australia
Gina McFarlane Identifying critical growth periods using enamel hypoplasia.
Reno Nims Archaeological Ecodynamics of Traditional Maori Fisheries
Paul Robertson Cultural immersion and India – pilgrimage, tourism, short-term mission and development
Caitlin Smith Tracing Patterns of Subsistence and Stress in Bahrain: A life-course approach using stable isotopes & stress indicators
Julie Spray Local Biologies of Childhood Asthma.
Anja Uhlmann Genders, sexualities and same-sex/gender sexualities in the Cook Islands
Alison Wade The effects of human activity patterns on the diet and ranging behaviour of the Cross River gorilla (Gorilla gorilla diehli) in the proposed Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary, Cameroon.
Orna Weinroth Trending Spirituality among Urban Pakeha Women age 50-70 in New Zealand
Michelle Williams Teaching, Learning, and Development in Maori and Pacific Island Music and Dance Within the Context of Polyfest