Publications written by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Anthropology department.


Submissions from 2019

Dental Microwear of Living Hadza Foragers, Peter S. Ungar, Sarah V. Livengood, and Alyssa N. Crittenden


Sexual Dimorphism in Homo erectus Inferred from 1.5 Ma Footprints Near Ileret, Kenya, Brian Villmoare, Kevin G. Hatala, and William Jungers


An Exploration of Attitudes toward Dogs among College Students in Bangalore, India, Shelly Volsche, Miriam Mohan, Peter B. Gray, and Madhavi Rangaswamy

Applied Archaeobotany of Southwest Asia: A Tribute to Naomi F. Miller, Chantel E. White, John M. Marston, and Alan Farahani

Settlement Patterns, Scheduling Conflicts, and Climate Variability: An Explanation for the Collapse of the Shivwits Ware Distribution Network, William M. Willis and Karen G. Harry

Hadza Hunter-Gatherers Exhibit Gender Differences in Space Use and Spatial Cognition Consistent with the Ecology of Male and Female Targeted Foods, Brian M. Wood, Jacob A. Harris, Layne Vashro, Katherine M. Sayre, David A. Raichlen, Herman Pontzer, Amelia Sancilio, Colette J. Berbesque, Alyssa N. Crittenden, Audax Z.P. Mabulla, James H. Jones, and Elizabeth Cashdan

Submissions from 2018

Massacres, Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Approaches, Cheryl P. Anderson and Debra L. Martin


3D 360° Surface Morphometric Analysis of Pounding Stone Tools used by Hadza Foragers of Tanzania: A New Methodological Approach for Studying Percussive Stone Artefacts, Alfonso Benito-Calvo, Alyssa N. Crittenden, Sarah V. Livengood, Laura Sánchez-Romero, Adrián Martínez-Fernández, Ignacio de la Torre, and Michael Pante


Placentophagy Among Women Planning Community Births in the United States: Frequency, Rationale, and Associated Neonatal Outcomes, Daniel C. Benyshek PhD; Melissa Cheyney Phd, CPM, LDM; Jennifer Brown; and Marit L. Bovbjerg

Communities of Weavers: A Methodology for Analyzing Textile and Cloth Production, Jacob L. Bongers, Colleen O'Shea, and Alan Farahani

Situating Preclassic Interments and Fire-Pits at Santa Rita Corozal, Belize, Adrian S.Z. Chase, Arlen F. Chase, and Diane Z. Chase

Foreward, Arlen F. Chase and Diane Z. Chase

Foreward, Arlen F. Chase and Diane Z. Chase

Sampling and Timeframes: Contextualizing the Protoclassic and Early Classic Periods at Caracol, Belize, Arlen F. Chase and Diane Z. Chase

Pubic Hair Removal Practices in Cross-Cultural Perspective, Lyndsey K. Craig and Peter B. Gray

Infant Co-sleeping Patterns and Maternal Sleep Quality among Hadza Hunter-gatherers, Alyssa N. Crittenden PhD, David R. Samson PhD, Kristen N. Herlosky MA, Ibrahim A. Mabulla MA, Audax Z. P. Mabulla PhD, and James J. McKenna PhD

A 2500-year Historical Ecology of Agricultural Production under Empire in Dhiban, Jordan, Alan Farahani

An Experimental Examination of Central Canadian Arctic Hunter-Gatherer Pottery and Soapstone Containers, Liam Frink and Karen G. Harry

An Exploration of Arctic Ceramic and Soapstone Cookware Technologies and Food Preparation Systems, Liam Frink and Karen G. Harry

Physical Activity and Time Budgets of Hadza Forager Children: Implications for Self‐provisioning and the Ontogeny of the Sexual Division of Labor, Andrew W. Froehle, G. Kilian Wells, Trevor R. Pollom, Audax Z. P. Mabulla, Sheina Lew-Levy, and Alyssa N. Crittenden

Review of Steve Stewart-Williams’s The Ape That Understood the Universe: How the Mind and Culture Evolve, Peter B. Gray

Patterns and Predictors of Depressive Symptoms among Jamaican Fathers of Newborns, Peter B. Gray, Jody-Ann Reece, Charlene Coore-Desai, Twana Dinnall-Johnson, Sydonnie Pellington, Andre Bateman, and Maureen Samms-Vaughan


Testing Men's Hormone Responses to Playing League of Legends: No Changes in Testosterone, Cortisol, DHEA or Androstenedione but Decreases in Aldosterone, Peter B. Gray, Jimmy Vuong, David Zava, and Timothy McHale

Autumn/Winter Births in Traditional and Pre-Pottery Neolithic Caprine Husbandry in Cyprus: Evidence from Ethnography and Stable Isotopes, Angelos Hadjikoumis, Jean-Denis Vigne, Alan Simmons, Jean Guilaine, Denis Fiorillo, and Marie Balasse


History Meets Palaeoscience: Consilience and Collaboration in Studying Past Societal Responses to Environmental Change, John Haldon, Lee Mordechai, Timothy P. Newfield, Arlen F. Chase, Adam Izdebski, Piotr Guzowski, Inga Labuhn, and Neil Roberts

Changing Patterns of Interaction and Identity in Puebloan Settlements of Southern Nevada, Karen G. Harry

Interaction and Connectivity in the Greater Southwest, Karen G. Harry

Shaping Cultural Identity on the Western Frontier of the Puebloan World, Karen G. Harry

Shrines, Dedication Practices, and Closure Activities at Lava Ridge Ruin, Karen G. Harry

Life Beyond the Boundaries: Constructing Identity in Edge Regions of the North American Southwest, Karen G. Harry and Sarah Herr

Utilizing Corrugated Wares to Explore Regional Variations in the Virgin Branch Puebloan Culture, Shannon Horton and Karen G. Harry

A Content Analysis Of Testosterone Websites: Sex, Muscle, And Male Age-related Thematic Differences, N Ivanov, J Vuong, and P. B. Gray

An Anthropologist Goes Looking for Love in All the Old Places: A Personal Account, William Jankowiak

Context Facilitates Performance on a Classic Cross-Cultural Emotion Perception Task, Hoemann Katie, Alyssa N. Crittenden, Shani Msafiri, Qiang Liu, Chaojie Li, Debi Roberson, Gregory A. Ruark, Maria Gendron, and Lisa Feldmann Barrett


Coalitional Physical Competition: Acute Salivary Steroid Hormone Responses among Juvenile Male Soccer Players in Hong Kong, Timothy S. McHale, Wai-chi Chee, Ka-chun Chan, David T. Zava, and Peter B. Gray

Salivary Steroid Hormone Responses to Dyadic Table Tennis Competitions among Hong Kongese Juvenile Boys, Timothy S. McHale, Peter B. Gray, Ka-chun Chan, David T. Zava, and Wai-chi Chee

Acute Salivary Steroid Hormone Responses In Juvenile Boys And Girls To Non-physical Team Competition, T S. McHale, P B. Gray, K. C. Chan, D T. Zava, and W C. Chee

The Relationship between the Phosphate and Structural Carbonate Fractionation of Fallow Deer Bioapatite in Tooth Enamel, Holly Miller, Carolyn Chenery, Angela L. Lamb, Hilary Sloane, Ruth F. Carden, Levent Atici, and Naomi Sykes

Moral Judgments Of In-group And Out-group Harm In Post-conflict Urban And Rural Croatian Communities, M A. Moncrieff and P Lienard


Cultural Grammar and the Cultural Linguistics Heritage from the Pre-Millennials an Argument for Scenarios, Gary B. Palmer

House 47: A Case Study of Abandonment and Trade in the Lowland Virgin Branch Puebloan Region, Daniel Perez and Karen G. Harry

Primate Modularity And Evolution: First Anatomical Network Analysis Of Primate Head And Neck Musculoskeletal System, V Powell, B Esteve-Altava, J. Molnar, B Villmoare, A Pettit, and R Diogo

The Southwestern Archaic: Divergent and Convergent Perspectives, Barbara Roth


Using Residue Analysis to Explore Household Activities at the Harris Site, Mimbres Valley, New Mexico, Barbara Roth, Aaron Woods, Danielle Romero, Malka McNeely, and Mary Malainey

Does the Moon Influence Sleep in Small-scale Societies?, David R. Samson PhD, Alyssa N. Crittenden PhD, Ibrahim A. Mabulla MS, Audax Z. P. Mabulla PhD, and Charles L. Nunn PhD

Chetumal’s Dragonglass: Postclassic Obsidian Production and Exchange at Santa Rita Corozal, Belize, Max Seidita, Diane Z. Chase, and Arlen F. Chase


The Consequences of Human Land-Use Strategies during the PPNB-LN Transition: A Simulation Modelling Approach, Alan H. Simmons

Neolithic Kritou Marottou-Ais Giorkis, Cyprus—Living in the Uplands, Alan Henri Simmons, Katelyn DiBenedetto, and Levi Keach

Using Building Information Modeling Programs to Understand the Built Environment of the Virgin Branch Puebloan Culture, Benjamin Van Alstyne and Karen G. Harry

Early Homo And The Role Of The Genus In Paleoanthropology, B Villmoare


Negotiated Bonds: The Practice of Childfree Pet Parenting, Shelly Volsche

Submissions from 2017

Re-evaluating the Mimbres Region Prehispanic Chronometric Record, Roger Anyon, Darrell Creel, Patricia A. Gilman, Steven A. LeBlanc, Myles R. Miller, Stephen E. Nash, Margaret C. Nelson, Kathryn J. Putsavage, Barbara J. Roth, Karen Gust Schollmeyer, Jakob W. Sedig, and Christopher A. Turnbow


Spread of Domestic Animals across Neolithic Western Anatolia: New Zooarchaeological Evidence from Uğurlu Höyük, the Island of Gökçeada, Turkey, Levent Atici, Suzanne E. Pilaar Birch, and Burçin Erdoğu


Aerial Rotation Effects on Vertical Jump Performance among Highly Skilled Collegiate Soccer Players, Leland A. Barker, John R. Harry, Janet S. Dufek, and John A. Mercer


Patterns of Animal Exploitation in Western Turkey from Palaeolithic Molluscs to Byzantine Elephants, Canan Cakirlar and Levent Atici

LiDAR for Archaeological Research and the Study of Historical Landscapes, Adrian S.Z. Chase, Diane Z. Chase, and Arlen Chase

Ancient Maya Architecture and Spatial Layouts: Contextualizing Caana at Caracol, Belize, Arlen Chase and Diane Z. Chase

Detection of Maya Ruins by LiDAR: Applications, Case Studies, and issues, Arlen Chase and Diane Z. Chase

Interpreting Ancient Maya Society Through Residential Groups: Investigating Early Long-Distance Interaction in Caracol's Epicenter: Caracol Archaeological Project Investigations for 2017, Arlen Chase and Diane Z. Chase


Maya E Groups: Calendars, Astronomy, and Urbanism in the Maya Lowlands, Arlen F. Chase


The Origins of Maya States, Arlen F. Chase

E Groups and the Rise of Complexity in the Southeastern Maya Lowlands, Arlen F. Chase and Diane Z. Chase

The Distribution and Significance of E Groups: A Historical Background and Introduction, Arlen F. Chase, A. S. Dowd, and D. A. Freidel

Foreward, Diane Z. Chase and Arlen Chase

Epilogue: E Groups and Their Significance to the Ancient Maya, Diane Z. Chase, P. A. McAnany, and J. A. Sabloff


Current Views on Hunter-gatherer Nutrition, Alyssa N. Crittenden and Stephanie L. Schnorr


Current Views on Hunter-gatherer Nutrition and the Evolution of the Human Diet, Alyssa N. Crittenden and Stephanie L. Schnorr


Oral Health in Transition: The Hadza Foragers of Tanzania, Alyssa N. Crittenden, John Sorrentino, Sheniz A. Moonie, Mika Peterson, Audax Mabulla, and Peter S. Ungar

Sex Differences: Mate Preferences after Having Children, Michelle Escasa-Dorne, Carol Franco, and Peter B. Gray


Women Express a Preference for Feminized Male Faces after Giving Birth, Michelle J. Escasa Dorne, Heidi Manlove, and Peter B. Gray

Bodies in Limbo: Issues in Identification and Repatriation of Migrant Remains in South Texas, Timothy Gocha, Martha K. Spradley, and Ryan M. Strand


Do Step- and Biological Grandparents Show Differences in Investment and Emotional Closeness with Their Grandchildren?, Peter B. Gray and Elizabeth Brogdon


A Review of Ruman Male Field Studies of Hormones and Behavioral Reproductive Effort, Peter B. Gray, Timothy S. McHale, and Justin M. Carré


Development of Human Sociosexual Behavior, Peter B. Gray and Matthew H. McIntyre


Testosterone and Jamaican Fathers: Exploring Links to Relationship Dynamics and Paternal Care, Peter B. Gray, Jody Reece, Charlene Coore Desai, Twana Dinall, Sydonnie Pellington, and Maureen Samms Vaughan


A Distribution Analysis of the Central Maya lowlands Ecoinformation Network: Its Rises, Falls, and Changes, Joel D. Gunn, Vernon L. Scarborough, William J. Folan, Christian Isendahl, Arlen F. Chase, Jeremy A. Sabloff, and Beniamino Volta

Across a Spectrum of Inequality: Hierarchy, Health and Culturally Sanctioned Violence, Ryan P. Harrod, Debra L. Martin, and Misty Fields

Shaping Identity in the Prehispanic Southern Nevada, Karen Harry and James Watson


Hominin Track Assemblages from Okote Member Deposits near Ileret, Kenya, and Their Implications for Understanding Fossil Hominin Paleobiology at 1.5 Ma, Kevin G. Hatala, Neil T. Roach, Kelly R. Ostrofsky, Roshna E. Wunderlich, Heather L. Dingwall, Brain A. Villmoare, David J. Green, David R. Braun, John W.K. Harris, Anna K. Behrensmeyer, and Brian G. Richmond

New Lights on Faunal Remains from Chogha Mish, Iran, Justin Lev-Tov, Sarah Kansa, Levent Atici, and Jane Wheeler Pires Ferreira

Bioarchaeology of women and Children in Times of War, Debra L. Martin and Caryn Tegtmeyer

Broken Bodies, Broken Bones: Bioarchaeological and Forensic Approaches to Violence, Debra L. Martin and Caryn E. Tegtmeyer


A Natural History of the Drag Queen Phenomenon, Michael Moncrieff and Pierre Lienard

Chronotype Variation Drives Night-time Sentinel-like Behaviour in Hunter – gatherers, David R. Samson, Alyssa N. Crittenden, Ibrahim A. Mabulla, Audax Z.P. Mabulla, and Charles L. Nunn

Hadza Sleep Biology: Evidence for Flexible Sleep-wake Patterns in Hunter-gatherers, David R. Samson, Alyssa N. Crittenden, Ibrahim A. Mabulla, Audax Z.P. Mabulla, and Charles L. Nunn

The Evolution of Human Sleep: Technological and Cultural Innovation Associated with Sleep-wake Regulation among Hadza Hunter-gatherers, David R. Samson, Alyssa N. Crittenden, Ibrahim A. Mabulla, Audax Z.P. Mabulla, and P

Applying the Index of Care to the Case Study of a Bronze Age Teenager Who Lived with Paralysis, Alecia Schrenk and Debra L. Martin

Homicide in Sin City: Patterns of Violent Death and Injury Recidivism in Clark County, NV, Caryn Tegtmeyer, Debra L. Martin, and William O. Gazza


Toddlers in Transition: Linear Enamel Hypoplasias in the Hadza of Tanzania, P. S. Ungar, Alyssa N. Crittenden, and J. C. Rose

Australopithecus Africanus, Brian A. Villmoare

Australopithecus garhi, Brian A. Villmoare


A Comparison of Mothers and Childfree Women on the Common Characteristics of Romantic Love, Shelly Volsche

Submissions from 2016


Hunter-gatherer Males are More Risk-seeking than Females, Even in Late Childhood, C. L. Apicella, Alyssa Crittenden, and V A. Tobolsky


Small-scale Societies Exhibit Fundamental Variation in the Role of Intentions in Moral Judgment, H. C. Barrett, A Bolyanatz, Alyssa Crittenden, D. M.T. Fessler, S. Fitzpatrick, M. Gurven, J. Henrich, M. Kanovsky, G. Kushnick, A. Pisor, B. A. Scelza, S. Stich, C. Von Rueden, W. Zhao, and S. Laurence


Eat First, Share Later: Hadza Hunter-gatherer Men Consume More while Foraging than in Central Places, J. Colette Berbesque, Brian M. Wood, Alyssa N. Crittenden, Audax Z.P. Mabulla, and Frank W. Marlowe


Caracol, Arlen F. Chase and Diane Z. Chase

Caracol - Dynastic History, Arlen F. Chase and Diane Z. Chase


Caracol-dynastic History, Arlen F. Chase and Diane Z. Chase


Ground Survey Techniques, Arlen F. Chase and Diane Z. Chase


LIDAR, Arlen F. Chase and Diane Z. Chase