2019

2019 graduate student prize winner Marina Tingblad undergrad Student Prize MAC 2019
Graduate Student Paper Award - Jeffrey M. Painter, Michigan State- Cooking up a common ground: Vessel use and social interactions at Morton Village. Left to right: Edward Fleming, John Doershuk, and Jeffrey Painter. Undergraduate Student Paper Award - Marina Tingblad, UW-LaCrosse- Understanding the construction of Oneota vessels with experimental archaeology. Left to right: Edward Fleming, John Doershuk, and Marina Tingblad.

2018

Jessica Yann 2018 Katelyn Lutzmann 2018

Graduate Student Paper Award - Jessica Yann, Michigan State University--Trade Relationships of the Ottawa Living along the Grand RiverMichigan. Left to right: Jessica Yann, Madeleine McLeester, and Jodie O'Gorman.

Undergraduate Student Paper Award - Katelyn Lutzmann, University of Indianapolis--A Study in Pottery Decoration and Socio-Economic Status of the Baum Family.  Her adviser is Christopher Moore. Left to right: Katelyn Lutzmann, Madeleine McLeester, and Jodie O'Gorman.

 


2016

Fernanda Neubauer 2016 Susannah Marie Oettle 2016

Fernanda Neubauer, University of Wisconsin-Madison (First Place Winner)

Use-Alteration Analysis of Fire-Cracked Rocks

Susannah Marie Oettle, of Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (Second Place Winner)

Jane, His Wife: An Analysis of Spouses’ Gravestones in a Rural Midwestern Cemetery


2015

Rachel McTavish 2015

MAC Board President Robert Jeske with Student Paper Competition first place winner Rachel McTavish, UWM and Student Paper Competition second place winner Fernanda Neubaur, ISU.


2014

Christina M. Friberg 2014

Christina M. Friberg, University of California, Santa Barbara

Cosmic Negotiations: Ramey Incised Pottery and the Mississippianization of Cahokia’s Northern Hinterlands


2013

Taylor H. Thornton and Katherine M. Sterner 2013  

Taylor H. Thornton, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (First Place Winner)

An Examination of Middle Woodland Spatiotemporal Trends in the Lower Illinois River Valle

Katherine M. Sterner, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (Second Place Winner)

Results of Blood Residue Analysis and Microwear of Suspected Arrow Points and Scraping tools from the Crescent Bay Hunt Club Site (47Je904) 


2012

Jody Clauter and Andrew Upton 2012  

Jody Clauter, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (First Place Winner)

Results and Comparisons of Petrographic and Energy Dispersion X-ray Fluorescence (ED XRF) Analyses of Late Woodland Ceramics from Southern Wisconsin

Andrew Upton, Michigan State University (Second Place Winner)

Preliminary Testing of the Efficacy of Shell Tempering as a Proto-Hominy Processor


2011

Heather Walder

Heather Walder, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Glass Trade Beads as Temporal Markers for the Contact Era of Wisconsin: Compositional Analysis Results 


2010

Alleen Betzenhauser 2010

Alleen Betzenhauser, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Accessing the Mississippian Transition in the Southern American Bottom through an Interpretation of a Geophysical Survey 


2009

Elizabeth Conzelman, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

Analysis of Status Based on Faunal Remains from the 2008 East Palisade Excavations at Cahokia  

 

Maria Raviele, Michigan State University 

Exploring Quantification of Maize Microbotanical Densities through Experimental Residue Analysis


2008

Sarah Surface-Evans, Michigan State University

Seeing the Forest for the Trees: An Archaeological Site Inventory Project on Michigan State Forest Land


2007

Lacey Heflin, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville 

Faunal Analysis of the 2005 Stephenson House excavations in Madison County, Illinois: The analysis of Socioeconomic status in the Upland South cultural tradition

 

Susan Spencer, Indiana University-Bloomington

Cutmarks on crania at the late Mississippian Mann Site Cemetery, Posey County, Indiana 


2006

Rex Weeks, Arizona State University

Notes On the Pre-Contact Origin of the Midewiwin: A Review of Archaeological Evidence from the Upper Great Lakes


2005

Kelly Arnold, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

Southern Illinois Ceramic Figurines: A Temporal Investigation

 

Christine Boston, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville 

Analysis of Skeletal Remains of the Emmons Site, Fulton County, Illinois