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William Cawley

M.A. Student

Biography

Curriculum Vita (Jul 2016) WC


Research

Paleopathology, forensic archaeology, taphonomy, and identification methods


Education

Candidate: Master of Arts in Anthropology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

  • Concentration: Biological Anthropology

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock. May 2015.

  • Concentration: Forensic Anthropology Minor: Biology, 

Professional Service

Lecturer: Introductory Forensic Anthropology; Paleopathology Basics. Forensic Anthropology Center, Knoxville, Tennessee (August 2015 – Present)

Instructor, KidsU, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee (June 6-10, 2016)

Guest Speaker, Roscoe Wilson Elementary, Lubbock, Texas (February 24, 2015)

President, Texas Tech Anthropology Society, Lubbock, Texas (Fall 2013-Spring 2015)

Vice President, Texas Tech Anthropology Society, Lubbock, Texas (Fall 2012-Spring 2013)

Volunteer, Lupus Walk, Lubbock, Texas (September 14, 2013)

Volunteer, Atlatl Station, Fall Fest at Lubbock Lake Landmark, Lubbock, Texas (October 14, 2012)

Volunteer, Arbor Day, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas (2012-2013)

Volunteer, Kalf Fry, Lubbock, Texas (October 7, 2011)


Awards and Recognitions

UTK Graduate Funding, Fall 2015 – Present, $25,617.00 annually. University of Tennessee.

TTU Designated Merit Scholarship, Fall 2011 - Spring 2015, $20,000.00 for tuition. Texas Tech University.

Study Abroad Competitive Scholarship, Summer 2013, $900.00. For the Prehistoric Archaeology in Ecuador Field School. Texas Tech University.

Study Abroad Competitive Scholarship, Summer 2014, $700.00. For the Anthropology in Cyprus Field School. Texas Tech University.

Lambda Alpha Symposium, Spring 2014, $100.00. Awarded 1st place undergraduate prize. Delta Chapter of Lambda Alpha. July 2016

Texas Association of Biological Anthropologists Annual Meeting, Fall 2015, $50.00. Awarded 2nd place overall student prize. Texas Association of Biological Anthropologists.


Publications

Peer Reviewed

2015 “Skeletal Indicators of Reactive Arthritis: A Case Study Comparison to Other Skeletal Conditions, such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Ankylosing SeroNegative SpA, and DISH”. WD Cawley and RR Paine, International Journal of Paleopathology 11 (2015) 70-74.

Non-Peer Reviewed

2015 "Defending the Ancestors: An Assessment of Community Archaeology at Agua Blanca and Analysis of ABU1". Texas Tech Honors College Undergraduate Thesis, . Advisor: Dr. Tamra Walter.

Conference Presentations

2015 "Lurking in the Genes: A Case Study of Reactive Arthropathy in Comparison to Other HLA-B27 Related Conditions and DISH". Co-presenter, Poster Presentation, 84th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists. St. Louis, Missouri. March 25-28.

2014 "Lurking in the Genes: A Case Study of Reactive Arthropathy in Comparison to Other HLA-B27 Related Conditions and DISH". Featured Presenter, Podium Presentation, Texas Association of Biological Anthropologists Annual Meeting. Huntsville, Texas. November 14-15. Awarded 2nd place student prize.

2014 "Into the Tombs: An Overview and Comparison of Integration Period Burials in Ecuador". Featured Presenter, Podium Presentation, Annual TTU Lambda Alpha Symposium. Lubbock, Texas. May 1. Awarded 1st place undergraduate prize.

2013 "Digging Hippie Archaeology in the Lone Star State". Co-presenter, Poster Presentation, 46th Annual Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology. Leicester, United Kingdom. January 9-12.

2013 "Digging Hippie Archaeology in the Lone Star State". Featured Presenter, Poster Presentation, 116th Annual Meeting of the Texas Academy of Science. Kerrville, Texas. February 28 - March 2.


Contact Information

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