The following is a list of dissertations that have been submitted since 2007. Electronic versions of many recent dissertations can be found in Brown University's Digital Repository.


Emily Booker
Contextual Clay Bodies: Figurine Use and Meaning in Late Bronze Age Cyprus

Rachel Kalisher
A Bioarchaeological Study of House Kinship at Bronze Age Megiddo

Anna Soifer
Landscapes of Practice and Community in 7th-4th c. BCE Etruria: Lived Experiences of Ceramic and Metal Production


Daniel Plekhov
Terraced Landscapes: The Historical Ecology of Agricultural Infrastructure


Alex Marko
The Archaeology of Roman Hourly Timekeeping

Miriam Rothenberg
Community and Corrosion: A Contemporary Archaeology of Montserrat’s Volcanic Crisis in Long-Term Comparative Perspective


Laurel Darcy Hackley
Social Landscapes of the Egyptian Deserts, 3000-1100 BCE


Jennifer Thum
Words in the Landscape: The Mechanics of Egyptian Royal Living-Rock Stelae


Ian Randall
Setting an Insular Table: Pottery, Identity, and Connectivity on Crete and Cyprus at the End of Antiquity

Catherine Steidl
Community Formation in Iron Age Ionia: Experience and Practice in Comparative Perspective


J. Andrew Dufton
Works in Progress: Regional Trends and Grassroots Developments in the Cities of Roman North Africa

Pinar Durgun
Mortuary Places, Rituals, and Memories: Anatolian Cemeteries in Context

Kathryn McBride
The Social Life of Coins: Local Reactions to Roman Imperialism beyond the Frontier


Emanuela Bocancea
Ad Fines Imperii: The Roman Army in Dacia and Arabia (2nd-3rd centuries CE)

Müge Durusu-Tanrıöver
Experiencing the Hittite Empire in Its Borderlands

Linda Gosner
Mining Matters: Rural Communities and Industrial Landscapes in Roman Iberia (3rd century BCE-2nd century CE)

Katherine Harrington
Home Economics: Domestic Production and Household Industry in Classical and Hellenistic Greece

Jessica Nowlin
Reorienting Orientalization: Intrasite Networks of Value and Consumption in Central Italy

Clive Vella
The Diminishing Collective: Inequality and Social Complexity in Later Central Mediterranean Prehistory


Sarah Craft
Pilgrimage Pragmatics: Travel Infrastructure, Movement, and Connectivity in Late Roman and Early Byzantine Cilicia

Alexander Smith
Indigeneity and Colonial Response: The Metamorphoses of Balearic Culture in the Late Iron Age


Claudia Moser
Material Witnesses: The Altars of Republican Rome and Latium and the Memory of Sacrifice

Elizabeth Murphy
Roman Workplaces, Work Practice, and Working Lives: A Multi-Scalar Socio-Economic Study of Ceramic Production in the Eastern Mediterranean


Alex Knodell
Small World Networks and Mediterranean Dynamics in the Euboean Gulf: An Archaeology of Complexity in Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age Greece

Thomas P. Leppard
The Logics of Island Life: The Archaeology of Movement, Distance, and Settlement in the Neolithic Aegean and Ceramic Age Lesser Antilles

Jason Urbanus
Settlement and Space in a Provincial Landscape: The Roman Conquest of Northwest Iberia and Its Effects on the Castros Culture


Lyra Monteiro
Racializing the Ancient World: Ancestry and Identity in the Early United States

Bradley Sekedat
Large Polities and Small Quarries: Local Resources and Imperial Governance in Roman Asia Minor

Carolyn Swan
In Flux: Glass, Technology, and the Glassmaking Industry of the Middle Byzantine and Early Islamic Eastern Mediterranean -- The Archaeology and Archaeometry of a High-Temperature Craft


Cecilia Feldman Weiss
Living Fluidly: The Uses and Meanings of Water in Asia Minor (2nd century BCE- 2nd century CE)


Sarah Dawson
Social Memory and Fifth Century Coinage

Kate Marino
Setting the Womb in Its Place: Toward a Contextual Archaeology of Graeco-Egyptian Uterine Amulets


Lisa Anderson
The Roman Military Community as Expressed in Its Burial Customs During the 1st-3rd Centuries CE

Christopher Tuttle
The Nabataean Coroplastic Arts: A New Approach for Studying Figurines, Plaques, Vessels, and Other Clay Objects


Crispin Corrado Goulet
A Study of Deity Assimilation in Sculptural Representations of Male Children from the Roman Imperial Era

Michael Zimmerman
The Hellenistic and Roman Pottery from the Village (Field I) at ‘Iraq al-Amir: A Typological Study