Publications from the Department of Sociology & Anthropology faculty at the University of Rhode Island.

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Submissions from 2019

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Using bone fragmentation records to investigate coastal human ecodynamics: A case study from Čixwicən (Washington State, USA), Kristine M. Bovy, Michael A. Etnier, Virgina L. Butler, Sarah K. Campbell, and Jennie Deo Shaw

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Evaluating Native American Bird Use and Bird Assemblage Variability along the Oregon Coast, Kristine M. Bovy, Madonna L. Moss, Jessica E. Watson, Frances J. White, Timothy T. Jones, Heather A. Ulrich, and Julia K. Parrish

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Filial norms, altruism, and mutual exchange: Financial support to older parents in China, Melanie Sereny Brasher

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Older parents’ coresidence with adult daughters in contemporary China: The role of individual and community characteristics, Melanie Sereny Brasher

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The Čḯxwicən Project of Northwest Washington State, U.S.A.: Opportunity Lost, Opportunity Found, Virginia Butler, Kristine Bovy, Sarah K. Campbell, Michael A. Etnier, and Sarah L. Sterling

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Exploring ecodynamics of coastal foragers using integrated faunal records from Čixwicən village (Strait of Juan de Fuca, Washington, U.S.A.), Virginia L. Butler, Sarah K. Campbell, Kristine M. Bovy, and Michael A. Etnier

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Human ecodynamics: A perspective for the study of long-term change in socioecological systems, Ben Fitzhugh, Virgina L. Butler, Kristine Bovy, and Michael A. Etnier

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Impacts of resource fluctuations and recurrent tsunamis on the occupational history of Čḯxwicən, a Salishan village on the southern shore of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Washington State, U.S.A., Ian Hutchinson, Virginia L. Butler, Sarah K. Campbell, Sarah L. Sterling, Michael A. Etnier, and Kristine Bovy

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Dietary Diversity Was Positively Associated with Psychological Resilience among Elders: A Population-Based Study, Zhaoxue Yin, Melanie Sereny Brasher, Virginia B. Kraus, Yuebin Lv, Xiaoming Shi, and Yi Zeng

Submissions from 2018

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There is no 'obstetrical dilemma': Towards a braver medicine with fewer childbirth interventions, Holly M. Dunsworth

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Impacts of Resource Fluctuations and Recurrent Tsunamis on the Occupational History of Čḯxwicən, a Salishan Village on the Southern Shore of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Washington State, U.S.A., Ian Hutchinson, Virginia L. Butler, Sarah K. Campbell, Sarah L. Sterling, Michael A. Etnier, and Kristine M. Bovy

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Revisiting the Association of Blood Pressure with Mortality in Oldest Old People in China: Community Based, Longitudinal Prospective Study, Yue-Bin Lv, Xiang Gao, Zhao-Xue Yin, Hua-Shuai Chen, Jie-Si Luo, Melanie Sereny Brasher, Virginia Byers Kraus, Tian-Tian Li, Yi Zeng, and Xiao-Ming Shi

Submissions from 2017

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Incorporating biomarkers into the study of socioeconomic status and health among older adults in china, Melanie S. Brasher, Linda K. George, Xiaoming Shi, Zhaoxue Yin, and Zeng Yi

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A U-shaped Association Between Blood Pressure and Cognitive Impairment in Chinese Elderly, Yue-Bin Lv, Peng-Fei Zhu, Zhaeo-Xue Yin, Virginia Byers Kraus, Diane Threapleton, Choy-Lye Chei, Melanie S. Brasher, Juan Zhang, Han-Zhu Qian, Chen Mao, David Bruce Matchar, Jie-Si Luo, Yi Zeng, and Xiao-Ming Shi

Submissions from 2016

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Distinguishing offshore bird hunting from beach scavenging in archaeological contexts: the value of modern beach surveys, Kristine Bovy, Jessica E. Watson, Jane Dolliver, and Julia K. Parrish

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Conceptualizing and operationalizing human wellbeing for ecosystem assessment and management, Sara Jo Breslow, Brit Sojka, Raz Barnea, Xavier Basurto, Courtney Carothers, Susan Charnley, Sarah Coulthard, Nives Dolšak, Jamie Donatuto, Carlos G. Garcia-Quijano, Christina C. Hicks, Arielle Levine, Michael B. Mascia, Karma Norman, Melissa Poe, Terre Satterfield, Kevin St. Martin, and Phillip S. Levin

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Peer Influence: Mechanisms and Motivations, Barbara J. Costello and Christine Zozula

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Thank Your Intelligent Mother for Your Big Brain, Holly M. Dunsworth

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Older parents benefit more in health outcome from daughters’ than sons’ care in China, Yi Zeng, Melanie Sereny Brasher, Danan Gu, and James W. Vaupel

Submissions from 2015

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The Evolution of Difficult Childbirth and Helpless Hominin Infants, Holly M. Dunsworth and Leah Eccleston

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Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol was inversely associated with 3-year all-cause mortality among Chinese oldest old: Data from the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey, Yue-Bin Lv, Zhao-Xue Yin, Choy-Lye Chei, Han-Zhu Qian, Virginia Byers Kraus, Juan Zhang, Melanie Sereny Brasher, Xiao-Ming Shi, David Bruce Matchar, and Yi Zeng

Submissions from 2014

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Interventions During Labor and Birth in the United States: A Qualitative Analysis of Women’s Experiences, Alana M. Bibeau

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Out of Place: Racial Stereotypes and the Ecology of Frisks and Searches Following Traffic Stops, Leo Carroll and M. Liliana Gonzalez

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Self-Control and Adverse “Drinking” Consequences, Barbara J. Costello, Bradley J. Anderson, and Michael D. Stein

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Remnants of an ancient forest provide ecological context for Early Miocene fossil apes, Lauren A. Michel, Daniel J. Peppe, James A. Lutz, Steven G. Driese, Holly M. Dunsworth, William E. H. Harcourt-Smith, William H. Horner, Thomas Lehmann, Sheila Nightingale, and Kieran P. McNulty

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Primate energy expenditure and life history, Herman Pontzer, David A. Raichlen, Adam D. Gordon, Kara K. Schroepfer-Walker, Brian Hare, Matthew C. O'Neill, Kathleen M. Muldoon, Holly M. Dunsworth, Brian M. Wood, Karin Isler, Judith Burkart, Mitchell Irwin, Robert W. Shumaker, Elizabeth V. Lonsdorf, and Stephen R. Ross

Submissions from 2013

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Migrating Successful Student Engagement Strategies Online: Opportunities and Challenges Using Jigsaw Groups and Problem-Based Learning, José A. Amador and Helen Mederer

Submissions from 2012

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Metabolic hypothesis for human altriciality, Holly M. Dunsworth, Anna G. Warrener, Terrence Deacon, Peter T. Ellison, and Herman Pontzer

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Puerto Rican Girls Speak! : The Meanings Of Success For Puerto Rican Girls Ages 14–18 In Hartford, Connecticut, Hilda Lloréns and Carlos G. Garcia-Quijano

Submissions from 2010

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Origin of the Genus Homo, Holly M. Dunsworth

Submissions from 2009

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Coupling of Humans, Habitats and Other Species: A Study of the Fishers’ Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) in La Parguera, Carlos G. Garcia-Quijano and Manuel Valdés-Pizzini

Submissions from 1992

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My Grandfather's Hand, Richard V. Travisano