Brandon T. Ritchison

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Brandon
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Ritchison

I am a doctoral candidate (ABD) working under the advisement of Dr. Victor Thompson. My research focuses on the Mississippian Period on the Georgia Coast. Through a combination of my methodological specialties in spatial analysis, remote sensing, and Bayesian modeling and my theoretical interests in chronology, demography, population movement, and community physical and political organization, my dissertation research aims to demonstrate and understand the role of migration in the development of coastal socio-ecological systems during the Late Mississippian period.

Emily Ramsey

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Emily
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Ramsey

I am a second-year Ph.D. student broadly interested in small farming and organic agriculture in the United States, and the way knowledge systems, memory, and agricultural heritage inform how individuals preserve farming practices, maintain traditional varieties, and pass knowledge on to future generations.