List of Completed Projects | Department of Anthropology

List of Completed Projects

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Michael Hoffman
Identifying the Needs of K-12 Anthropology Teachers
Client: The American Anthropological Association
Graduation: Spring 2021

Mandy Jordan
Building Community Resiliency: The Role of Faith-Based Organizations in the Trauma-Affected Community of Santa Fe, Texas
Client: Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Santa Fe, TX
Graduation: Spring 2021

Daniel Rossbach
A Participatory Community-Based Needs Assessment of the Somali Bantu Refugee Community in Nairobi, Kenya
Client: Eastern Mennonite Mission (EMM)
Graduation: Spring 2021

Emma Carnes
Navigating Polyamory and the Law
Client: PolyDallas Millenium
Graduation: Fall 2020

Kayla Davis
Understanding how water shortages affect public health among the population in Himachal Pradesh, India
Client: Himalayan Health Exchange
Graduation: Fall 2020

Gabriela De Lima Rocha
A Survey of LGBT Educational Policy and Interventions/Practices of Educators in Texas
Client: Stories and Numbers, Rachel Gonzalez
Graduation: Fall 2020

Jennifer Hooker
Crafting Downtown Denton: An Exploration Of Craft Beer Consumption As An Activity In Denton, Texas
Client: The Bearded Monk
Graduation: Fall 2020

Kathryn Jimenez
"Missed Opportunities": Strategies for Challenging Anti-Trans Stigma in Health Care
Client: Trans Pride Initiative
Graduation: Fall 2020

Brittany LeMay
"Community First": An Ethnographic Approach to Understanding Local Perceptions of Sustainability in the Age of Neoliberalism
Client: Sustainable Denton
Graduation: Fall 2020

Maxwell Mattisson
Tribal Engagement And Infrastructure Development: Landscapes And Cultural Heritage Resources In The United States
Client: SWCA Environmental Consultants
Graduation: Fall 2020

Tristan Seikel
Psychedelia in the United States: An Ethnographic Study of Naturalistic Psychedelic Use
Client: Entheogenic Research, Integration, & Education (ERIE)
Graduation: Fall 2020

Patricia Urdzik
M.I.S.S.I.O.N. (Making Inquiries into the Significance of Safety, Identity, Observations, and Needs) For Warfighters
Client: ARMR Systems, LLC
Graduation: Fall 2020

Shannon Cronin
"We Do Not Wait For the Government": An Evaluation of a Disaster Rebuilding Program in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
Client: Lumanti Support Group for Shelter
Graduation: Summer 2020

Claire Deahl
"Laying Second Eyes": A Qualitative Assessment of Pediatric Tele-Specialty Programs
Client: Children's Health
Graduation: Summer 2020

Leyla Koyuncouglu
Understanding the Health Needs Among Indigenous Mayan Communities of Lake Atitlan
Client: Organization for the Develop of the Indigenous Maya (ODIM)
Graduation: Summer 2020

Melanie Medina
Immersive Police Training: A User Experience Study of SurviVR
Client: Immosis SurviVR
Graduation: Summer 2020

Erica Hawvermale
Read to Me: The Impacts of Participation in United Through Reading on Military Members, Children, and Spouses
Client: United Through Reading
Graduation: Spring 2020

Nick Orzech
Refugee Employment in Dallas, TX: Experiences and Barriers
Client: Refugee Services Texas
Graduation: Spring 2020

Brittney Sanderson
"That Isolation Sets In": Exploring the Intersection of Public Transit and Mental Health
Client: Mental Health America of Greater Dallas
Graduation: Spring 2020

Kelly McFarland
Twenty-First Century Local Food Farmers in North Texas: an Evaluation of Farming Methods, Best Practices, and Common Struggles
Client: Aunt Sue's Barn
Graduation: Fall 2019

Gigi Taylor
Meaning in transition: An ethnographic study of the cultural construction of health, brand and identity among American college students
Client: Monigle Associates, Inc.
Graduation: Fall 2019

Molly Beyer
The Public Health Response to an Ebola Virus Epidemic: Effects on Agricultural Markets and Farmer Livelihoods in Koinadugu, Sierra Leone
Client: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Sierra Leone Country Office
Graduation: Summer 2019

Stephanie Holladay
The Culture of Giving at Blue Ridge Literacy: Who Donates and Why?
Client: Blue Ridge Literacy
Graduation: Summer 2019

Skye O'Neill
Identifying Community Access to Veterinary Services in Southern Dallas
Client: SPCA of Texas
Graduation: Summer 2019

Eve Purdy
Doing our Work Better, Together: An Application of Relational Coordination Theory to Explore and Shape Excellence in Trauma Care
Client: Gold Coast University Hospital
Graduation: Summer 2019

Bethany Smith
Telemedicine in Schools: Exploring Parent Perceptions and Desires
Client: Parker County Hospital District
Graduation: Summer 2019

Kitty Sopow
Negotiated Meanings on the Landscape: Culture, Perseverance and a Shift in Paradigms in Klawock, Alaska
Client: Klawock Cooperative Association
Graduation: Summer 2019

Patricia Wright
Safe Routes to School Youth Voices
Client: Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department
Graduation: Summer 2019

Stephen Gonzalez
On Preserving Video Games and Perseverance for the Future: A Developer Perspective
Client: International Game Developers Association
Graduation: Spring 2019

Andrea Semlow
The Power of Place: A Qualitative Evaluation of Stream Monitoring Data Usage by Decision-Makers in Dane County, WI
Client: Rock River Coalition
Graduation: Spring 2019

Ashley Thomas
Patient Experience of Cultural Competency in a Hospital Setting
Client: Children's Health
Graduation: Spring 2019

Obas Atibaka
Anthropology of Aging: Assessment of Old Age Needs and Ethical Issues Regarding the Use of Assistive Technologies
Client: First Apostolic Church of Garland
Graduation: Fall 2018

Madeline Fink
Welcoming Communities: Exploring the Experiences of Dallas Area Immigrants on the Path to U.S. Citizenship
Client: City of Dallas Office of Welcoming Communities and Immigrant Affairs
Graduation: Fall 2018

Gabrielle Lukins
Untrammeled by Man?: An Ethnographic Approach to Outdoor Recreation Management in Charon's Garden Wilderness
Client: USFWS, Wichita Mountains NWR
Graduation: Fall 2018

Emma Nalin
Building Relationships Between a Free Clinic and its Donors
Client: Finger Lakes Free Clinic
Graduation: Fall 2018

Marcel Vanlandingham
Disaster Preparedness in Escambia County Florida: the Influence of Oral Narratives
Client: Be Ready Alliance Coordinating for Emergencies [BRACE]
Graduation: Fall 2018

Matt Artz
An Ethnography of Direct-to-Consumer Genomics
Client: Big Data Arts LLC dba Sequencing.com
Graduation: Summer 2018

Amanda Berard
Giving Texas Veterans a Voice: Traumatic Experience & Marijuana Use
Client: Texas NORML
Graduation: Summer 2018

Carla Hansen
Advancing a Community's Conversations About and Engagement with Climate Change
Client: Greater Northfield Sustainability Collaborative
Graduation: Summer 2018

Riley Krehbiel
Getting the "College Experience": Exploring the effect of the Residential Component of the Upward Bound Summer Program
Client: UNT Upward Bound Program
Graduation: Summer 2018

Elizabeth Miller
Subjective Efficiencies: Water Use, Management, and Governance in the North Platte Natural Resources District
Client: North Platte Natural Resources District
Graduation: Summer 2018

Jackie Cortez
Experiences of Latinos with Diabetes in the Central San Joaquin Valley
Client: Clinica Sierra Vista
Graduation: Spring 2018

Kim Kiesewetter
The Role of Mobile Homes in Migration from Mexico to Central North Carolina
Center for Housing and Community Studies
Graduation: Spring 2018

Blake Oates
Exploring Perceptions of Brand Loyalty and Consumer Identity among Millenial Males living in Central Ohio
Client: Revolocity
Graduation: Spring 2018

Carla Paschal
Exploring Food Secuirty Among Elderly Residents in Carrollton and Farmers Branch, Texas
Client: Metrocrest Services
Graduation: Spring 2018

Jodi Williams
An Ethnographic Inquiry and Evaluation into the Student's Perspective and Experience with Improvement Science at Algoma School District
Client: Live Algoma, Algoma School District
Graduation: Spring 2018

Raja Ayaad
Understanding Perceptions of Community Gardens in the Dallas Area
Client: Citizen D
Graduation: Fall 2017

Isabelle Clerie
Considerations for Global Development and Impact using Haiti as a Case Study
Client: Transform Finance
Graduation: Fall 2017

Steven Garcia
Understanding Affluence through the Lens of Technology: An Ethnographic Study toward Building an Anthropology Practice in Advertising
Client: Team One
Graduation: Fall 2017

Beverly Otwori
It's Going to be Different, but It's Going to be Okay: Caregiver Perspectives on Autism, Culture and Accessing Care
Client: Easter Seals North Texas
Graduation: Fall 2017

Lindsey Robertson
Artscapes: Community Perceptions of City Beautification through Murals in Denton, Texas
Client: Keep Denton Beautiful
Graduation: Fall 2017

Ana Belen Conrado
A Place to Call Home: Uncovering the Housing Needs of Veterans
Client: Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity
Graduation: Summer 2017

Valerie Barnes
Transformative Learning and Teacher Beliefs: A Comparative Study of International Teacher Experiences
Client: Greenheart Travel
Graduation: Spring 2017

Tyler Brickle
In Defense of Wilderness: A Documentation of the Social and Cultural Aspects of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA)
Client: Friends of the Boundary Waters
Graduation: Spring 2017

Ryan Kober
Bodies of Evidence: A Qualitative Analysis of the Lived Experiences of Female Central American and Mexican Asylum Seekers in Dallas
Client: Pro Se Asylum Clinic
Graduation: Spring 2017

John Sarmiento
Teach Healthier: A mHealth Case Study for Piloting Pre-K Health Curriculum
Client: It's Time Texas (ITT)
Graduation: Spring 2017

Mike Schutz
A Community Based Assessment: An Analysis of Community Based Tourism in Kalache and Hulgol, India
Client: Spice Route Tourism Cooperative
Graduation: Spring 2017

Sheri Buete
Client: OptumHealth
Graduation: Fall 2016

Alexander Cutler
Giving Voice to Multiple Sclerosis: A Patient and Provider Investigation
Client: LashGroup: AmerisouceBergen Consulting Services
Graduation: Fall 2016

Chris Ferrell
High Driver Turnover among Large Long-Haul Motor Carriers: Causes and Consequences
Client: USA Truck, Inc.
Graduation: Fall 2016

Kristen Hanich
The Story of Pathfinders [Family Pathfinders]: Investigating the Impact, Experiences, and Context of Re-Entry Mentoring
Client: Pathfinders of Tarrant County
Graduation: Fall 2016

Hira Hasan
Universally Designed Playground Needs Assessment for Flag Pole Hill in White Rock Lake Park, Dallas, Texas
Client: For the Love of the Lake (FTLOTL) Foundation
Graduation: Fall 2016

Josiah Johnston
Exploring Ahope Client Satisfaction and Attitudes
Client: Ahope Day Center
Graduation: Fall 2016

David McRae
Negotiated Living: An Ethno-Historical Perspective of Punta Allen
Client: Hotel Costa del Sol
Graduation: Fall 2016

Heather Roth
Exploratory User Research for a Website that Provides Resources for Educators of American Indian Students in Higher Education
Client: Fire & Associates
Graduation: Fall 2016

Paula Suter
Ethiopian Coffee Stories: Applied Research with Sidama Coffee Farmers Combining Visual and Ethnographic Methods
Client: Level Ground Trading
Graduation: Fall 2016

Joshua Banis
Sustainable Education: An Interfaith Climate Change Initiative
Client: Dallas Interfaith Power & Light (IPL)
Graduation: Summer 2016

Kristin Duesterhoeft
An Exploration of College Attitudes among Sioux Falls High School Students
Client: Augustana University
Graduation: Summer 2016

Alexandra Hickling
Teacher Leadership Implementation: Change Agents in a Large Urban School District
Client: American Institutes for Research
Graduation: Summer 2016

Julia Wolfe
Aging Texas Well: An Assessment of Denton's Aging-Friendliness
Client: North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging (NCTAAA)
Graduation: Summer 2016

Shelly Barnes
Investigating the Impact of Patient-Provider Communication on HIV Treatment Adherence
Client: North Central Texas HIV Planning Council
Graduation: Spring 2016

Jessica Hogue
Client: Age Well Live Well (AWLW)
Graduation: Spring 2016

Lesley Jimenez
Why Breastfeed? Understanding the Factors that Influence Women to Breastfeed in Southeast Fort Worth
Client: Healthy Moms - Healthy Babies - Healthy Communities (H3)
Graduation: Spring 2016

Janel Long
Facilitating Positive Relationships between Foreign-Born Providers and Their Patients in South Central Pennsylvania
Client: Summit Health
Graduation: Spring 2016

Luis Machado Perez
Developing Policy for a Tech Program Based on Understanding Organizational Practices
Client: Tech Program
Graduation: Spring 2016

Jessica MacKinnon
Addressing Social Elements of Wildfire: Risk, Response, and Recovery in Highland Village, TX
Client: City of Highland Village
Graduation: Spring 2016

Logan McLaughlin
Understanding Road User Interaction: An Exploratory Ethnographic Study Toward the Design of Autonomous Vehicles
Client: Nissan
Graduation: Spring 2016

Natalie Morrissey
Identifying Breast Cancer Disparities in the African-American Community Using a Mixed Methods Approach
Client: Susan G. Komen
Graduation: Spring 2016

Ashley Sauer
Understanding the Culture of Giving among Utility Fuel Fund Donors in Southern California
Client: Southern California Edison (SCE)
Graduation: Spring 2016

Priscilla Villa
"Just Tell Me the Truth": Understanding Health Risks and Community Perspectives in Karnes County, Texas, an Oil and Gas Community
Client: Earthworks
Graduation: Spring 2016

Sarah Mosman
Evaluating a Sustainable Community Development Initative Among the Lakota People on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
Client: Sweet Grass Consulting
Graduation: Fall 2015

Briana Payne
Oral History of Bonton and Ideal Neighborhoods in Dallas, Texas
Client: Neighborhood Investment Program
Graduation: Fall 2015

Keith Kellersohn
Other Identities as Assumed: Job Descriptions Among Classified Employees in a Public School System
Client: XXXX County Public School System
Graduation: Summer 2015

Mariel Sintora Romero
A Critical Medical Anthropology Approach to Advocating for Social Justice and Policy Change in Pesticide Use and Practice to Reduce Health Risks Among Hispanic/Latinos in Central California
Client: Californians for Pesticide Reform
Graduation: Summer 2015

Mireilly Rosado-Bonilla
Everyday Performances in U.S. Household Kitchens
Client: Fortune 500 Company
Graduation: Summer 2015

Ian Watt
Why Are You Here? Exploring the Logic Behind Nonurgent Use of a Pediatric Emergency Department
Client: Children's Medical Center
Graduation: Summer 2015

Asha Green
Particpant Perspectives: Investigating the Experience of Low Income Schizophrenics in Clinical Research Trials
Client: InSite Clinical Research
Graduation: Spring 2015

Brett Lang
The Intervention of Human Modifications on Plant and Tree Species in the Landscape of the LBJ National Grasslands
Client: AJC Environmental, LLC
Graduation: Spring 2015

Molly Shade
The Burner Project: Privacy and Social Control in a Networked World
Client: Ad Hoc Labs, Inc., and Annette Antonovic, a Principal Researcher at Cognito, Inc.
Graduation: Spring 2015

Elizabeth Sidler
Ideal Learning Spaces: The Student Perspective
Client: Oklahoma Baptist University
Graduation: Spring 2015

Sarah Jay
Vickery Meadow Community Needs Assessment
Client: Trans.lation Vickery Meadow
Graduation: Fall 2014

Lisa Quirk
Caring for cancer: understanding the access and perceptions of psychosocial cancer services in North Texas
Client: The Cancer Support Network of North Texas
Graduation: Fall 2014

Kirsten Kubala Cleveland
Assessing Social Media Utilization to Enhance Awareness and Funding of Native American Youth Empowerment Programs
Client: Association on American Indian Affairs
Graduation: Summer 2014

Nicole Collier Ryan
Social Media and the Expansion of Homeschool Networking
Client: West Hawaii Homeschoolers
Graduation: Summer 2014

Joshua B. Liggett
Geek as a Constructed Identity and a Crucial Component of STEM Persistence
Client: Center for Advanced Research and Technology
Graduation: Spring 2014

Pamela Ann McLendon
Opening Doors for Excellent Maternal Health Services: Perceptions Regarding Maternal Health in Rural Tanzania
Client: Foundation for African Medicine and Education (FAME)
Graduation: Spring 2014

Joseph R. Otterbine
Youth-Led Environmental Awareness: Initiatives Towards a Jain Faith Community Empowerment
Client: Jain Society of North Texas
Graduation: Spring 2014

Shane D. Pahl
Product Management: The Decision Process
Client: ABCO HVACR Supply + Solutions
Graduation: Spring 2014

Victoria Mae Schlieder
Identifying Opportunities for the Revitalization of Downtown Bloomsburg
Client: Downtown Bloomsburg, Inc
Graduation: Spring 2014

Jill Senechal
North Africans in the Côte D'Azur: an Ethnography
Client: Serve International
Graduation: Spring 2014

Brittany Donnelly Borges
The Kayapó Project: An Assessment of a Kayapó NGO's Stakeholder Relationships
Client: The Kayapó Project
Graduation: Fall 2013

Jeff Davidson
Ephemeral communication and the networked self: Using ethnographic insights to inform design thinking about the communication habits of college students and other young adults
Client: Microsoft
Graduation: Fall 2013

Allison King
Living History in the Classroom: An Assessment of an Alternative Teaching Program
Client: George Ranch Historical Park
Graduation: Fall 2013

Shadh Molla
Montgomery Parks Community Gardens Program
Client: Montgomery Parks Community Gardens
Graduation: Fall 2013

Jessica Laureano Phillips
Grace After Fire: An Analysis of Table Talk. Color Me Camo - Realities of Female Veterans
Client: Grace After Fire
Graduation: Fall 2013

Disha Vora
Emerging EdTech and Accessibility
Client: Benetech
Graduation: Fall 2013

Cathy White
The Impact of Social Networks on Sacramento Community Based Coalition Participant Success
Graduation: Fall 2013

Steve Wilson
In-store Event Needs and Technology Use Among Half-Price Books Customers
Client: Half-Price Books
Graduation: Fall 2013

Joel Alexander
Deconstructing Development: Exploring Mayanist Effects Embedded in a Global Drive to Build a Highway Across Rural Rainforest Villages in Far South Belize
Client: Belizean Ecological Growers Association
Graduation: Spring 2013

Sarah Cardenas
Understanding Healthcare Priorities among International Missionaries in Papua New Guinea
Client: Summer Institute of Linguistics
Graduation: Spring 2013

Stephen Carlson
Climate Change on Southern Appalachian Orchards: Perceptions, Practices, and Apple Diversity
Client: Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Graduation: Spring 2013

Megan Gorby
'Medicine is not Medicine:' Addressing Community Health through a Food Security Initiative
Client: Ustlahn Social Society
Graduation: Spring 2013

Martin Hadis
Blood, Toil and Tears: User Interaction and Information Ecologies at a Clinical Laboratory in Buenos Aires
Client: Laboratorio Hidalgo
Graduation: Spring 2013

Ivonne Solano
Pathway to College of Latina Students in the City of Denton
Client: Hispanic Women's Network of Texas
Graduation: Spring 2013

Tania DoCarmo
Care and Control: NGO Attitudes Toward Community-Based Models of Care for Survivors of Human Trafficking in Cambodia
Client: Chab Dai
Graduation: Fall 2012

Carrie Perkins
Healthy Lives: Promoting Dietary Wellness for Burmese Refugees in Dallas
Client: Catholic Charities of Dallas, Inc.
Graduation: Fall 2012

Arvind Singh
A Silent Cry: Visualizing Data on Sex Trafficking
Client: Opening Doors International Services
Graduation: Fall 2012

Andrea Tuckness
Anthropology and Homeschooling: Evaluation of a Community Homeschool Enrichment Program for Students
Client: Red River Enrichment Classes
Graduation: Fall 2012

Keahnan Washington
Life After Incarceration: An Ethnographic Analysis of the TEACH Outside Reentry Model
Client: Institute for Community Justice
Graduation: Fall 2012

Herman Abuchowski
Assessment of a Potential Partnership Program to Aid Returning Veterans
Client: Groundwork Dallas
Graduation: Summer 2012

Geoff Garbina
Laying the Groundwork for Success: The Green Team Initiative
Client: Groundwork Dallas
Graduation: Summer 2012

Nancy Gillis
Understanding the Experiences of Mobile Pantry Clients in Tarrant County
Client: Tarrant Area Food Bank
Graduation: Summer 2012

Joella Morris
Exploration of Male Attitudes and Beliefs Toward the Female Condom in HIV/AIDS and STD Prevention
Client: Institute for Community Research
Graduation: Summer 2012

Cindy Romero
Growing a Sustainable Life
Client: The Healthy Harvest Partnership Community Garden Project
Graduation: Summer 2012

Yumiko Akimoto
Intimate Partner Violence Against Women in Mexico: A Community Health Needs Assessment
Client: Transformación Urbana Internacional A.C.
Graduation: Spring 2012

Brendan Blowers
Pimp my USB
Client: Mission Aviation Fellowship
Graduation: Spring 2012

Shino Endo
Participation of Internally Displaced Persons in Public Politics: A Needs Assessment of Existing Institutional Operation for IDP in Meta, Colombia
Client: Corporación Opción Colombia
Graduation: Spring 2012

Michelle Loose
Determining Environmental Values - Christianity's Influence on Value Orientation in Western PA Coal Country
Client: St. Francis University's Community Wind Project
Graduation: Spring 2012

Kim Menier
Electronic Health Records: User Perception in Southwestern Virginia
Client: Virginia Bioinformatics Institute of Virginia Tech
Graduation: Spring 2012

Mary Kares
Making Connections, Maintaining Connections: Disseminating Information Regarding Medicaid Eligibility to Underserved Populations
Client: Cook Children's Health Care Plan
Graduation: Fall 2011

Matt Lamb
Selling Local: Developing small business strategies through user experience research
Client: The Hub Sports Bar & Grill
Graduation: Fall 2011

Matt Baline
Exploring Mobile Phone Use Among Cisco Technical Support Partners
Client: Bill Skeet, Manager User-Centered Design, Cisco Systems, Inc.
Graduation: Spring 2011

Christen Condry
Empowerment Through Nutrition: Examining Influences and Obstacles of Healthy Eating with Developmentally Disabled Adults
Client: California Mentor
Graduation: Spring 2011

David Franco
I AM WE: An Ethnographic Assessment
Client: Tim Sanchez, sponsor of the PALS program, Denton H.S.
Graduation: Spring 2011

Jocelyn Huelsman
Western Goods Consumer Assessment
Client: BrandEra Marketing
Graduation: Spring 2011

Roxanne Muiruri
A Feasibility Study for an Intervention on Elder Abuse in Tanzania
Client: PeerCorps
Graduation: Spring 2011

Waldo Mikels-Carrasco
Measuring the REACH of Policy Change: Evaluating a Latino community-based intervention to improve access to maternal healthcare for Latinas in Lake County, Indiana
Client: Health Visions Midwest, Inc. & the REACH U.S./Alcance Coalition
Graduation: Spring 2011

Judy Binda
Integrating Traditional Medicine & Healers Into Western Clinics
Client: North Shore Tribal Council Health Centre
Graduation: Fall 2010

Jose Méndez-Andino
Talent Development Systems at PractiCorp: Developing Executive Assistants
Client: Fortune 500 Company
Graduation: Fall 2010

Elizabeth Balyakina
Making the Arts Easy to Reach
Client: Arc of Greater Tarrant County
Graduation: Summer 2010

Samantha Collie
A Needs Assessment of Photographer + Art Students
Client: Livebooks.com
Graduation: Summer 2010

Caitlin Conklin
Service Dogs for People with Autism
Client: Collies for Mobility and Support
Graduation: Summer 2010

Kathryn Cox
The Impact of Culture on Design and Design on Culture
Client: JDW Insurance Company
Graduation: Summer 2010

Diana Harrelson Hubbard
An Exploration of the Fedora Project's Online Open Source Development Community
Client: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Graduation: Summer 2010

Rabah Omer
Sudanese Youth Mobilization for Peace
Client: Sudanese Call Development Organization
Graduation: Summer 2010

Kyle West
Assessing Quality of Life Issues of Veterans with Ankylosing Spondilitis
Client: Dallas VA
Graduation: Summer 2010

Richard Holden
The Dallas Sustainable Community Initiative: Blueprint for Success in West Dallas
Client: City of Dallas, Office of Environmental Quality
Graduation: Spring 2010

Christine Webster-Koloms
Perceptions of Beauty among Black, Latina, and White Girls
Client: Fit Kids
Graduation: Fall 2009

Kate Tunison Benoit
College Preparation among Seniors at Lincolnton High School
Client: Lincolnton H.S.
Graduation: Summer 2009

Jennifer Cardew Kersey
Translating Virtual Ethnography from Academia into Market Research: A Framework
Client: Intrepid Consultants
Graduation: Summer 2009

Wendy Key
An Assessment of the Attitudes, Values and Belief Systems of the UNT Community in Regards to Their Participation Levels in the "Green Initiative"
Client: UNT Office of Sustainability
Graduation: Summer 2009

Brianne Moore
Connecting People, Profit, and the Planet: Challenges to "Going Green" in Texas Organizations
Client: Texas Campaign for the Environment
Graduation: Summer 2009

Lynne Russell
Exploratory Research among Brides: Planning and Decision-Making in the Context of Cakes and Honeymoon Travel
Client: TJs Cake Design & Destination Anywhere Travel
Graduation: Summer 2009

Dedric Taylor
What Would We Want An Ethnobotany Exhibit To Do? Developing a Plan for the B.R.I.T.
Client: Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Graduation: Summer 2009

Margo Teague
Exploring the Range of Recycling Opportunities in Elko, NV
Client: City of Elko, Nevada
Graduation: Summer 2009

Jordan Walker-Summer
Exonerated in Dallas County: A Needs Assessment for the Innocence Project of Texas
Client: Innocence Project of Texas
Graduation: Summer 2009

Robert Packwood
An Analysis of Diversity in King County
Client: King County Library System
Graduation: Spring 2009

Danyel Rios
The Cost of Surviving: A Needs Assessment of Survivors of Torture and Service Providers
Client: Center for Survivors of Torture
Graduation: Spring 2009

Satoshi Yamaki
Refugee Extended Support Systems: A Needs Assessment for Catholic Charities of Dallas, Refugee and Empowerment Services
Client: Catholic Charities of Dallas
Graduation: Spring 2009

Shimaa Dessouky
Needs Assessment of Survivors of Torture and Service Providers in Texas
Client: Center for Survivors of Torture
Graduation: Fall 2008

Kelsey Grubbs
Experiences and Perceptions of San Jose Earthquakes Major League Soccer Fans
Client: San Jose Earthquakes
Graduation: Fall 2008

Lauri Lillie
Empowering Families: Assessing Impacts of Homeownership for Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity
Client: Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity
Graduation: Fall 2008

Bryan Shaw
Community-Based Health Needs Assessment: Mannan Tribal Community in Kozhimala Village, Kerala State, India
Client: Year Out India
Graduation: Fall 2008

Cory Timmons
Sisterhood for Change Pilot Project Evaluation
Client: Kisumu Medical & Education Trust (K-MET)
Graduation: Fall 2008

Whitney Williams
A Program Evaluation of Scholastic's Read 180 Program at McKinney North High School
Client: McKinney North High School
Graduation: Fall 2008

Emily Goodfellow
How do VA Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients View Their Quality of Life?
Client: Dallas VA Medical Center
Graduation: Spring 2008

Josh Lively
Recruiting Ethnic Minority Students at a North Texas Community College
Client: North Central Texas College (NCTC)
Graduation: Spring 2008

Lauren Travis
Growing Native: Assessing Denton Homeowner Knowledge and Attitudes toward the Use of Native Plants
Client: Keep Denton Beautiful
Graduation: Spring 2008

Megan Bannon
Maximizing the Online Anthropology Tool with Rapp Collins: A 360º Review
Client: Rapp Collins Worldwide
Graduation: Fall 2007

Brian Canny
Technology Training in Denton: An Evaluation of Computer Training Classes in Denton, Texas
Client: Denton Community Library and Denton Public Library
Graduation: Fall 2007

John Garland
Education Levels and Perceptions Among African American Homeless Males
Client: City of Dallas: Environmental and Health Services
Graduation: Fall 2007

Pedrameh Manoochehri
Creative Solutions: An Evaluation
Client: Big Thought and Creative Solutions Program
Graduation: Fall 2007

Mohammadali Zolfagharian
Challenges Facing the Franchise Community
Client: David Omholt: The Entrepreneur Authority
Graduation: Fall 2007

Rocky D. Crocker
An Organizational Study of a Growing Business
Client: Superior Trailer Sales Company
Graduation: Summer 2007

Andrea Robledo
Latinos/as in Leadership: Participatory Action Research with Latino/a Organizations at the University of North Texas
Client: Multicultural Center at the University of North Texas
Graduation: Summer 2007

Bryan Sisson
Ethnography on Suicide Prevention: An Informative Assessment of the Peers Helping Peers Program
Graduation: Summer 2007

Jara Carrington
Client: Human Rights Initiative of North Texas
Graduation: Spring 2007

Steven D. Gomez
Implementing Best Practices: Program Evaluation and Program Development for an American Indian Gestational Diabetes Program
Client: Diabetes Care Center, Chickasaw Nation Health System, Ada, Oklahoma
Graduation: Spring 2007

David Howard
Better Understanding Ourselves and Our Clients - A Community Needs Assessment for a Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Community Based Organization
Client: The Resource Center of Dallas, Gay & Lesbian Community Center
Graduation: Spring 2007

Yvette Justice
A Cultural Evaluation of the Players in the Dallas Metroplex: Project Usability Study for Dungeons and Dragons
Client: Wizards of the Coast, a subsidiary of Hasbro, Inc.
Graduation: Spring 2007

Roxanna Manoochehri
Justice for All? A South Dallas Community's Perceptions of the Legal System
Client: Central Dallas Ministries, Legal Action Works program
Graduation: Spring 2007

Michael Neil Mansfield
Nature Evaluation in the Big Thicket
Client: Big Thicket Association
Graduation: Spring 2007

Nicole A. Matheny
Traditional Healing and Biomedicine among Latinos in Denton, Texas: Beliefs, Practices, and Barriers
Client: Denton County Health Department
Graduation: Spring 2007

Andrea McCoy
A Trend Analysis of Notebook Computer Use by College Students
Client: Dell, Inc.
Graduation: Spring 2007

Kelly Moran
Designing Products and Work Practices with Pitney Bowes: Marketing Services for Small-Spend Advertisers
Client: Pitney Bowes
Graduation: Spring 2007

Tracy Tessmann
Cultural Adaptation of the Spanish Translation of Parkland's Pocket Guide to HIV Care: Assessment of Use by Texas-Mexico Border Physicians
Client: AIDS Education and Training Centers
Graduation: Fall 2006

Rodney Bales
A Cost/Benefit Analysis of Wrap-around Services for Children Experiencing a Serious Emotional Disturbance Diagnosis
Client: The City of Fort Worth Public Health Department
Graduation: Summer 2006

Emily Graves
Intimacy, Alcohol, and Stigma: HIV Prevention Barriers and Needs Among Men Who Have Sex with Men
Client: Denton County Health Department
Graduation: Summer 2006

Gene Luster
Mission and Vision: Members' perceptions of the Denton Chamber of Commerce
Client: Denton Chamber of Commerce
Graduation: Summer 2006

Naomi Meier
Bottle or Breast: An Anthropological Investigation of the Infant Feeding Decisions Made by Prenatal and Postpartum Clients at the Denton, TX WIC Clinic
Client: Denton County WIC Program
Graduation: Summer 2006

Melanie White
Facilitated Learning in a Science Museum: The Impact of the Meadows Educators at the Science Place
Client: The Science Place - Dallas, Texas
Graduation: Summer 2006

Michael Foitek
Evaluation of the City of Denton's Mosquito Control Campaign
Client: The City of Denton Information Office
Graduation: Spring 2006

Ethan McGaffey
Feeding the Family: Prices Paid for Subsistence Salmon near the Upper Copper River, Alaska
Client: Partners in Fisheries, Alaska Fish and Game
Graduation: Spring 2006

Kiera Thaden
Didactic vs. Constructivist: An Analysis of Two Label-Types at the Gyro Chair Exhibit
Client: The Science Place
Graduation: Fall 2005

Liya Aklilu
Assessing the Activities Resource Center: An Evaluation for the International Rescue Committee
Client: International Rescue Committee
Graduation: Summer 2005

Pamela O. Brown
Creating a Sex Education Program for Somali Bantu Women
Client: Refugee organization in the North Texas area
Graduation: Spring 2005

Stephen Brown
Community Integration and Resource Development: Landmine Removal Fundraising
Client: Dallas Peace Center
Graduation: Fall 2004

Violet Sparks
Homelessness in Denton County: Needs Assessment and Homeless Management Information Systems
Client: City of Denton
Graduation: Fall 2004

Jason Swartwood
Bajito Onda: A Grassroots Movement for Peace as an Alternative to Violence
Client: Bajito Onda
Graduation: Fall 2004

Sandra Tyson
Access to Health Care for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: A Participatory Action Research Project
Client: Texas Association of the Deaf
Graduation: Fall 2004

Sarah Barraza
Migrant Education: Giving Hispanic Students a Voice
Client: Denton Independent School District
Graduation: Fall 2003

Diane Naylor
Somali Bantu in Dallas, Texas: Health Practices and Resettlement Issues
Clients: Parkland Hospital Outreach Clinic
Graduation: Fall 2003

Albert Schott
Evaluation of Dallas Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center
Client: Salvation Army
Graduation: Fall 2002

Pei-fang Chuang
Website User Research
Client: UNT Anthropology Department and UNT Multimedia Development Lab
Graduation: Summer 2002

Anduamlak Meharie
Evaluation of the NSF/UNT Summer Research Methods Project
Client: UNT and the National Science Foundation
Graduation: Spring 2002

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