Graduate Students

 Kane Aguila  Kane Aguila- MA Student
 
 kaguil4@lsu.edu
   B.A. Anthropology, LSU
   Advisor: Dr. Helen Regis




Alvarenga    Giuliani Alvarenga - MA Student
     galva12@lsu.edu
     B.A. English and Gender & Women's Studies, University of California, Berkeley
     Advisor: Dr. Joyce Jackson



 Awasthi  Basant Awasthi - MS Student
    bawast2@lsu.edu 
    B.S. Geomatics, Kathmandu University
    Advisor: Dr. Xuelian Meng


Bagwell   Kelsey Bagwell - PhD Student
   kbagwe3@lsu.edu
   B.A. Anthropology, Mississippi State University
   M.A. Anthropology, Georgia State University
   Advisor: Dr. Robert Tague


Belanger        Alexander Belanger - PhD Student
         abela15@lsu.edu
         B.S. Anthropology, Eastern Michigan University
         B.S. Sociology, Eastern Michigan University
         MSc Human Osteology and Paleopathology, University of Bradford (United Kingdom)
         Advisor: Dr. Juliet Brophy
         Bioarcheology, Skeletal Biology, Human Osteology, Paleopathology, Prehistoric and historic artifact analysis, Human health and illness studies, Kinship patterns, social organizations


Kathleen BenedettoKathleen Benedetto - PhD Candidate (ABD)
kbened3@lsu.edu
B.S. Psychology, LSU
M.S.W., Tulane University
Advisor: Dr. Jill Trepanier
Extreme climate events, hurricanes

Krista BennetKrista Bennett - PhD Student
kbenn32@lsu.edu
B.A. Psychology, B.A. Anthropology, University of North Texas
M.A. Louisiana State University
Advisor: Dr. Ginesse Listi
Forensic Anthropology, Skeletal Trauma, Osteology

Blanchard    Madeline Blanchard - MA Student
    mblan57@lsu.edu
    B.A. Anthropology, LSU
    Advisor:  Dr. David Chicoine
    Archaeology, Andean Archaeology, Cultural Resource Management, Bioarchaeology

Boodhoo   Gabriella Boodhoo - MS Student
    gboodh1@lsu.edu
    B.A. Anthropology, University of Central Florida
    Advisor: Dr. Barry Keim

Rianna BowenRianna Bowen - MA Student
rbowen6@lsu.edu
B.A. University of California, Santa Cruz
Advisor: Dr. Heather McKillop
Maya Archaeology, GIS, Spatial Relations, Social Organization, Cultural Resource Management

Student Kendall Brome Picture     Kendall Brome - MS Student
     kbrome1@lsu.edu 
     B.S. Louisiana State University
     Advisor:  Dr. Kristine DeLong
     Analytical geochemistry, geological oceanography, paleoclimate, proxy development

Michael Broussard photo     Mickey Broussard - MS Student
     mbro332@lsu.edu
     B.S. Statistics, Northern Illinois University
     Advisor: Dr. Jill Trepanier
     Lightning, Climatology, Machine Learning, Spatial Analysis, GIS

Camarda   Samantha Camarda - MS Student
    scamar1@lsu.edu
    B.S. Geography & Communication Studies, LSU
    Advisor: Barry Keim      

Jayla CampbellJayla Campbell - MA Student
jcamp61@lsu.edu
  B.A. Louisiana State University
Advisor: Dr. Robert Tague
Osteology, human evolution, forensic anthropology, paleopathology
 

Charles CananCharles Canan - PhD Student
ccanan1@lsu.edu
A.S. Emergency Medical Services, Nicholls State University
B.S. Allied Health - Professional Practice, Nicholls State University 
M.S. Emergency Management and Homeland Security, Arkansas Tech University 
Advisor: Dr. Barry Keim
Disaster sciences; interests include physical geography, hydrology, and geomorphology 

Cerquone   Alicia Cerquone - MS Student
    acerqu1@lsu.edu
    B.S. Geography, SUNY, Geneseo
    Advisor: Dr. Michael Leitner
    GIS, impact of social infrastructure on crime, racial capitalism and urban decay

Adam CoxAdam Cox - MS Student
acox42@lsu.edu
B.A. Lawrence University
Advisor: Dr. Andrew Sluyter
Historic maps, web GIS, open source GIS software development, Louisiana history

Elizabeth CruzadoElizabeth Cruzado Carranza - PhD Candidate (ABD)
ecruza1@lsu.edu
B.A. Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
M.A. University of Memphis
Advisor: Dr. David Chicoine
Andean archaeology, mortuary practices, archaeobotany, public archaeology, site preservation, museum studies, identity, cultural heritage

Adam Dohrenwend Adam S. Dohrenwend - PhD Student
adohre2@lsu.edu
B.A. Geography, SUNY Geneseo
M.A. Geography, University of Kansas
Advisor: Dr. Andrew Sluyter
South America, political ecology, geographies of consumption, agriculture, globalization

Kevin Durbin Kevin Durbin - PhD Candidate (ABD)
B.S. Louisiana State University
M.S. Georgia Tech
Advisor: Dr. Fahui Wang
Urban and transportation geography, land use patterns and policy, public policy and administration, GIS, urban scenario modeling

Monica Fenton Monica Fenton - MA Student
mfento1@lsu.edu
B.A. University of Pennsylvania
Advisor: Dr. David Chicoine
Archaeology, the Andes, Lower Central America, gender, queerness, bioarchaeology, zooarchaeology, mortuary practices

Blaine FisherBlaine Fisher - PhD Student
 bfish23@lsu.edu
 B.S. Southeastern Louisiana University 
 M.S. University of New Orleans
 M.L.A. Tulane University
 Advisor: Dr. Heather McKillop
 Impact of Manmade and Natural Disasters on Ancient Societies, The Terminal Classic Maya Collapse, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in archaeological Research,  Evolution of Archaeology into the Digital Space, Geographical and Environmental Impacts on Ancient Societies, Ancient Myths: Separating Fact from Fiction

Vanessa Foreman   Vanessa Foreman - MS Student
    vforem1@lsu.edu
    B.G.S. with minors in Geography and Health at University of Louisiana at Lafayette
    Advisor:  Dr. Michael Leitner
    GIS and Health & Medical Geography

Cheryl Foster Cheryl M Foster - PhD Candidate (ABD)
cfost34@lsu.edu
B.A. University of Central Florida
M.A. University of Central Florida
Advisor: Dr. Heather McKillop
Maya Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology, Paleoethnobotany, Geology, Herbalism, Environmental Archaeology

Margaret Furtner    Margaret Furtner - PhD Student
     mfurtn1@lsu.edu
     B.A. DePauw University
     M.A. Louisiana State University
     Advisor: Dr. Juliet Brophy
     Paleoanthropology, Osteology, Dental Anthropology, 3D Imaging, GIS

Cameron GoffCameron Goff - MS Student
 cgoff12@lsu.edu
 B.S. University of Delaware
 B.A. University of Delaware
 Advisor: Dr. Barry Keim
 Tropical Meteorology, Tropical Cyclone Climatology, Impacts of Tropical Cyclones, Teleconnections, Risk Communication

Megan GreeneMegan Greene - MA Student
 mgre163@lsu.edu
 B.S. Fordham University
 B.A. Fordham University
 Advisor: Dr. Robert Tague
 Osteology, Paleopathology, Bioarchaeology, Forensic Identification

SK Groll SK Groll - PhD Student
sgroll1@lsu.edu
B.A. Case Western Reserve University
M.A. Louisiana State University
Advisor: Dr. Mary Jill Brody
Sociocultural and public anthropology, ethnography of social movements, political economy, geography of resistance, politics of education, medical anthropology, body ideals, gender, sexual health, adolescent cultures

Amy HairAmy Hair - PhD Student
ahair4@lsu.edu
B.A. Michigan State University 
M.A. The University of Southern Mississippi 
Advisor: Dr. David Chicoine
Andean archaeology, bioarchaeology, mortuary practices, 3D technologies, cultural heritage

Ya Han Ya Han - PhD Candidate (ABD)
B.S. Geography, Peking University 
M.S. Geography, Peking University
Advisor: Dr. Fahui Wang
GIS, urban planning, climate change

Kenetha Harrington Kenetha Harrington - PhD Student
khar151@lsu.edu
M.A. St. Xavier University
Advisor: Dr. Joyce Jackson, Dr. Helen Regis
African diaspora archaeology, historical archaeology, sociocultural anthropology, slavery in America, black culture, space, ethnohistory, and identity

Dwayne Hinton Dwayne Hinton - MA Student
dhinto4@lsu.edu
A.A Baton Rouge Community College
A.S. Baton Rouge Community College
B.A. Louisiana State University
B.A.M.C. Louisiana State University
B.I.S. Louisiana State University
Advisor: Dr. Heather McKillop
Maya Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology, 3-D Imaging, Drones, Louisiana Mounds, Wood Identification, Botany

Hoover    Corey Hoover - PhD Student 
    choov12@lsu.edu
    B.S. Anthropology, Geography, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
    M.A. Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
    M.S. Cartography and GIS, University of Wisconsin - Madison
    Advisor: Dr. David Chicoine
    Andean Archaeology, Networks, GIS Development, Remote Sensing, and Environmental Archaeology

Abigail HoukesAbigail Houkes - MA Student
ahouke1@lsu.edu
B.S. Florida State University
Advisor:  Dr. Ginesse Listi
Biocultural Analysis, Forensic identification, Human Osteology, Skeletal Trauma

Rodney HughesRodney Hughes - PhD Student
rhugh17@lsu.edu
B.F.A Pratt Institute
M.A. Union Theological Seminary
Advisor: Dr. Joyce M. Jackson
African spiritual traditions in the Americas, shamanic praxis, ritual artifacts, and performance, comparative mystical and ecstatic traditions, deification,biblical prophecy, and social justice

Antonia IngramAntonia Ingram - PhD Student
 aingr18@lsu.edu
 B.A. Luther Rice University and Seminary
 Th.M. Dallas Theological Seminary
 Advisor:  Dr. Joyce Jackson
 Theological and cultural anthropology, African American culture, identity, urban and rural ethnography, folklore, racial inequality

Itzamara Ixta    Itzamara Ixta - MA Student
    iixta1@lsu.edu
    B.A. Anthropology with minor in German, University of California, Santa Barbara
    Advisor: Dr. David Chicoine
    Bioarchaeology, Burial Practices, Human Osteology

Jones   Charlotte Jones - PhD Student
    cjon373@lsu.edu
    B.S. Urban Studies and Planning, University of New Orleans
    M.A. Tulane University
    Advisor: Dr. Sarah Franzen

Marisa Karpinski Marisa Karpinski - PhD Student
mkarpi1@lsu.edu
B.S. University of Delaware
M.S. Louisiana State University
Advisor: Dr. Barry Keim
Tornado climatology, natural hazards, risk perception, geographic vulnerability, climate literacy. 

Mat Keel Mat Keel - PhD Student
mkeel6@lsu.edu
B.A. Geography, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
M.A. Geography, University of California, Los Angeles
Advisor: Dr. Helen Regis
Political ontology, Plantationcene, Gulf Coast states, mycology, anarchist political ecology, more-than-human diasporas
https://lsu.academia.edu/MatKeel 
http://matkeel.net

Brandy Kerr Brandy Kerr - MA Student
bkerr6@lsu.edu
B.A. Anthropology, Louisiana State University
B.A. Spanish, Louisiana State University
Advisor: Dr. Rebecca Saunders
Prehistoric Plaquemines culture in southeast Louisiana

Hyunjoong Kim Hyunjoong Kim - PhD Student
hkim57@lsu.edu
B.S. Anyang University, South Korea
M.S. Anyang University, South Korea
Advisor: Dr. Fahui Wang
Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Simulation Model, Spatial Disparity, Spatial Statistical Analysis Method

Riley KloostraRiley Kloostra - MA Student
rkloos1@lsu.edu
B.A. Louisiana State University
Advisor: Dr. Juliet Brophy
Paleoanthropology, taphonomy, museum studies, human evolution

Jiyoung Lee Jiyoung Lee - PhD Student
jlee257@lsu.edu
B.A. Sungshin Women's University
M.A. Sungshin Women's University
Advisor: Dr. Michael Leitner
GIS, Geo visualization, Interactive map, Geospatial big data analysis, Remote Sensing

Liang Yuan Liang - MS Student
ylian17@lsu.edu
B.S. Ludong University

Hollie LincolnHollie Lincoln - PhD Student
hlinco1@lsu.edu
B.A. Anthropology, University of Minnesota-Duluth
M.S. Cultural Resource Management Archaeology, St. Cloud State University
Advisor: Dr. Heather McKillop
Maya Archaeology, Lithic Resources, GIS, Cartography, Spatial Relationships, Social Organization

Irene Marti-Gil Irene Martí Gil - PhD Candidate (ABD)
B.A. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona 
M.A. University College London
Advisor: Dr. Rebecca Saunders
Islamic archaeology, archaeology of Spanish missions, linguistic anthropology

Brant Mitchell Brant Mitchell - PhD Student
Advisor: Dr. Barry Keim

Morzaniga    Mathilde Morzaniga - MA Student
    mmorza1@lsu.edu
    B.S. Anthropology, Tulane University
    Advisor: Dr. David Chicoine
    Bioarchaeology, osteology, disease, trauma, violence, Latin America

Benjamin MossBenjamin Moss - PhD Student
bmoss14@lsu.edu
B.S. University of Oregon
M.A. Wichita State University
Advisor: Dr. Robert Tague
Human osteology and the cranium

Murray   Anfernee Murray - MA Student
   amurr31@lsu.edu
   B.A. Anthropology, Tulane University
   Advisor: Dr. Helen Regis/Dr. Sarah Franzen

Margeaux Murray Margeaux Murray - MA Student
mmurr35@lsu.edu
B.A. Louisiana State University
Advisor: Dr. Rebecca Saunders
Plaquemine/Mississippian culture, Southeast US, Contact archaeology, Historical archaeology, Cultural Resource Management, Public Outreach

Christopher Nicosia Christopher Nicosia - PhD Candidate (ABD)
cnicos2@lsu.edu
B.A. Suny Oneonta
M.S. Illinois State University
Advisor: Dr. David Chicoine
Bioarchaeology, Skeletal Biology, Social Landscapes (i.e., Social Identity, Gender), Paleopathology, Mortuary Patterning, Diet

Olumide Omotere Olumide Omotere - PhD Student
oomote1@lsu.edu
B.S. Obafemi Awolowo University
M.S. University North Texas
Advisor: Dr. Lei Wang 
Hydrology, Soil Moisture Dynamic, Remote sensing, GIS, Data Analytics

Erika OrnouskiErika Ornouski - MS Student
 eornou1@lsu.edu
 B.A. California State University, Sacramento
 Advisor:  Dr. Kristine DeLong
 Storms and extreme rainfall, atmospheric rivers, tropical climatology, ENSO, the East Asian Monsoon, paleotempestology, marine and coastal ecology, Japan, Oceania w/emphasis on Palau, the Laguna Madre

Kylie PalmerKylie Palmer - PhD Student
kpalm18@lsu.edu
B.S. Florida Gulf Coast University
B.A. Florida Gulf Coast University
M.S. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Advisor: Dr. Kristine DeLong
Paleoclimate reconstructions, conservation paleobiology, paleoecology, marine biology/ecology, coral reef ecology/biology, hurricanes, tropical climatology,  climate change

Jessie ParrottJessie Fay Parrott - MS Student
 jparro4@lsu.edu
 B.A. Bard College at Simon’s Rock
 Advisor: Dr. Barry Keim
 Climate change adaptation, climate migration, climate change education, climate justice, community adaptation & resilience, science education, climate   communication, climate policy, science curriculum development 

Patton    Brett Patton - PhD Student
    bpatto5@lsu.edu
    B.S. Biology, William Carey University
    M.S. Renewable Natural Resources, LSU
    Advisor: Dr. Xuelian Meng

Payne    Victoria Payne - MA Student
    vpayne2@lsu.edu
    B.A. Anthropology, LSU
    Advisor: Dr. Helen Regis

lsu Roysean Philson - MS Student
rphils2@lsu.edu
B.A. College of Charleston

Michel Pujazon Michel F. Pujazón - MA, MS Student
mpujazon1@lsu.edu
B.A. University of Florida
Advisor: Dr. Rebecca Saunders
Spectroscopy, artifact sourcing, GIS, sacred landscapes, human-environment interaction

Melanie PukaMelanie Puka - PhD Student
ptagim1@lsu.edu
B.A. Development Studies, Victoria University of Wellington
L.L.B. Victoria University of Wellington
M.S. Development Studies Victoria University of Wellington
Advisor: Dr. Craig Colten
Oceania, diaspora, cultural geography, identities

Rowe    Kerrigan Rowe - MA Student
    krowe6@lsu.edu
    B.A. Anthropology, LSU
    Advisor: Dr. Robert Tague

Sadie SchoefflerSadie Schoeffler - MA Student
 sscho11@lsu.edu
 B.A. University of Louisiana at Lafayette
 Advisor:  Dr. Ginesse Listi
 Forensic Anthropology, Osteology, Bioarchaeology, Southeastern Archaeology

Nan Shang Nan Shang - PhD Student
nshang1@lsu.edu
B.S. Wuhan University
M.S. Chinese Academy of Sciences
Advisor: Dr. Shelly Meng
UAV, remote sensing and GIS application, 3D topographic mapping

Shoemaker    Dylan Shoemaker - PhD Student
    dshoem3@lsu.edu
    B.S. Earth Science, Iowa State University
    M.A.T. Science Teaching, Iowa State University
    Advisor: Dr. Kory Konsoer
    Fluvial geomorphology, cutoff evolution, sediment transport and erosion, anthropogenic forcing in river systems

Sumaiya Siddique Sumaiya Siddique - PhD Student
ssiddi7@lsu.edu
B.S. University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
M.S. Geography, Auburn University, Alabama
Advisor:  Dr. Kory Konsoer
River erosion assessment, flood hazard modeling, climatic hazards, GIS and remote sensing

Brett Spencer Brett Spencer - PhD Candidate (ABD)
bspen13@lsu.edu
B.A. Kent State
M.A. University of New Orleans
Advisor: Dr. Andrew Sluyter
Historical geography of the Mosquitia (Honduras and Nicaragua), indigenous activism, urban geography, Central American Caribbean

Student Kathleen Staebell picture      Kathleen Staebell - MS Student    
      kstaeb1@lsu.edu
      B.S. Iowa State University
      Advisor: Dr. Kory Konsoer
      Numerical modeling of geomorphic systems, post-wildfire flooding, flood inundation mapping
       

Arielle SuttonArielle Sutton - MS Student
 asutt24@lsu.edu
 B.S. Louisiana State University
 Advisor:  Dr. Barry Keim
 Climatology 

Derek Thompson Derek Thompson - PhD Student
B.S. Western Kentucky University
M.S. Louisiana State University
Advisor: Dr. Barry Keim
Meteorology, climatology, applied climatology, GIS, statistics, tropical cyclone size, heat

Dan Tian Dan Tian - PhD Student
dtian2@lsu.edu
B.S. Sun Yat-sen University
M.S. University of Bristol
Advisor: Dr. Lei Wang
GIS, remote sensing, flooding, natural hazards and risk assessment

Jacob WarnerJacob Warner - PhD Candidate (ABD)
jwarn11@lsu.edu

B.A. Louisiana State University
M.A. Louisiana State University
Advisor: Dr. David Chicoine, Dr. Kristine DeLong
Peruvian archaeology, paleoclimate reconstruction, El Niño-Southern oscillation, human-environment interaction

Whiten   Tori Whiten - MA Student
    twhit59@lsu.edu
    B.A. Anthropology, Criminology, LSU
    Advisor: Dr. Robert Tague
    Forensic Anthropology

Sabrina WilliamsonSabrina Williamson - MA Student
swil382@lsu.edu
B.A. BIOLA University
Advisor:  Dr. Ginesse Listi
Forensic anthropology, paleopathology, biological distance, osteology

Wold    Amy Wold - MS Student
    awold2@lsu.edu
    B.S. Journalism, Western Washington University
    Advisor: Dr. Barry Keim

Yue Wu Yue Wu - PhD Student
ywu48@lsu.edu
B.S. Southwest Forestry University
M.S. Binghamton University
Advisor: Dr. Lei Wang
Spatial analysis, remote sensing in urban area, crime GIS, human-environment interaction

Lirong Yin Lirong Yin - PhD Student
B.S. University of Iowa
M.S. Louisiana State University
Advisor: Dr. Lei Wang 
Human and environment interaction, GIS

Yutian Zeng    Yutian Zeng - PhD Student 
    yzeng11@lsu.edu
    B.S. Hainan University
    M.S. East China Normal University
    Advisor: Dr. Fahui Wang


Zeliu Zheng Zeliu Zheng - PhD Student
B.S. University of Washington, Seattle
M.S. Binghamton University, SUNY
Advisor: Dr. Fahui Wang
Urban planning, public policy, GIS