Student Participants
Numerous undergraduate and graduate students have participated in the St. Stephen's project over the past 6 years.  Below is a list of student accomplishments:.
  Student Bios

Grants Received by Students:
2003 Fulbright Fellowship- - Kyle Smith.  $15,000. 
2000 Undergraduate Intellectual Initiative-- Marie Cable and Amador Minjares.  "'Dust to Dust': Burial in Byzantine Palestine,"  $2,400.
1999 Association of Theological Schools/Lilly Foundation -- MS Driscoll, KC Bautch, R Bautch, SG Sheridan.   "A Biocultural Model for the Study of Urban Monasticism in Early Christianity: Analysis of the Material Culture." $5,000
1999 Catholic Biblical Association of America -- (Archaeology Research Stipend) KC Bautch. Funds for archiving the St. Stephen's material culture. $2,000
1999 Novak Fund --R Bautch. Funds for archiving the St. Stephen's material culture.$1,000
1999 Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program -- J Ullinger, W Brennan, J Kwiatt.(SG Sheridan - supervisor). "Let Us Go to the House of the Lord': Biocultural Reconstruction of Pilgrimage to Byzantine Jerusalem." $2,250
1999 Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program -- M. Cable and A. Minjares  (SG Sheridan - supervisor). "Byzantine Burial Practices" $1,400
1998 Dissertation and Related Research Travel Grant --KC Bautch. Department of Theology, University of Notre Dame, Summer 1998. $1,030
1998 Dissertation and Related Research Travel Grant -- R Bautch. Department of Theology, University of Notre Dame, Summer 1998. $1,030
1998 Fulbright Fellowship -- R. Sanders.  (SG Sheridan - supervisor). "Reconstruction of Childhood Health in a Byzantine Monastic Community in Jerusalem." Albright Institute, Jerusalem, Israel. $15,000
1998 David C. Scomp Fellowship --S. Niebuhr.  Travel funds to AAPA meetings to present results of research on St. Stephen's collection vertebra.  $150.
1995 Sigma Xi --J Richtsmeier (SG Sheridan, supervior) "Biocultural Analysis of Childhood Stress Indicators in Ancient Israel." - $500
1995 Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program -- J Richtsmeier (SG Sheridan, supervior) "Biocultural Analysis of Childhood Stress Indicators in Ancient Israel." University of Notre Dame. - $600
1995 Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program -- J Richtsmeier and K Carey (SG Sheridan, supervior). "Physiological Stress in Archaeological and Modern Human Populations: Analysis of Age- and Sex-Related Patterns of Adaptation." University of Notre Dame. - $1,400
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Professional Presentations by Students:
2004 73rd American Association of Physical Anthropology Meetings, J. Jennings, J. Inman, J. Ullinger, SG Sheridan, D. Van Gerven.  ž Femoral neck activity and kneeling at a Byzantine monastery.Ó Accepted for presentation, Tampa, FL, April
2004 73rd American Association of Physical Anthropology Meetings M.E. Kovacik, L. Talarico, J. Ullinger, SG Sheridan.  "Non-metric traits of the femur and tibia related to prayer practice in a Byzantine monastic community from Jerusalem.Ó Accepted for presentation, Tampa, FL, April.
2004 73rd American Association of Physical Anthropology Meetings J. Ullinger, SG Sheridan, B deVries.  žFall on your kneesÓ: Squatting facets and Byzantine monasticism.Ó Accepted for presentation, Tampa, FL, April.
2004 73rd American Association of Physical Anthropology Meetings, A. Hatch, B. Hayden, J. Ullinger, SG Sheridan, D. Van Gerven.  žMusculoskeletal Indicators of the hip of kneeling behavior in a Byzantine Jerusalem monastery.Ó  Accepted for presentation, Tampa, FL, April.
2003 72nd American Association of Physical Anthropology Meetings, J. Schwebach, A. Holden, J. Ullinger, SG Sheridan.  "Dental Morphology of Subadult Teeth from Byzantine St. StephenŪs Monastery, Jerusalem.Ó  Tempe, AZ, April 22. Abstract published in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Supplement 36: 187
2001 70th American Association of Physical Anthropology Meetings, J Ullinger & SG Sheridan.  "Let Us Go to the House of the Lord':  Analysis of Pilgrimage using Non-metric Dental Traits." March 30, 2001. Abstract published in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Supplement 32:152.
1999 68th American Association of Physical Anthropology Meetings. J. Cheadle and SG Sheridan."Non-metric Dental Variation in a Byzantine Monastic Community from Jerusalem." Columbus, OH, April 27-30, 1999.
1999 WF Albright Institute for Archaeological Research Fellows Workshop. R Sanders. "Childhood Health at Byzantine St. Stephens".  Jerusalem, January, 1999.
1999 68th American Association of Physical Anthropology Meetings, R Sanders & SG Sheridan.  žŪAll GodŪs ChildrenŪ:  Subadult health in a Byzantine Judean monastery.Ó Columbus, OH, April 27-30.   Abstract published in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Supplement 28:239
1998 67th American Association of Physical Anthropology Meetings. SE Niebuhr and SG Sheridan. "Vertebral Pathology from a Byzantine Judean Monastery."  Salt Lake City UT, April, 1998.
1997 Department of Theology Colloquium Series R Bautch.  "Kneeling in Byzantine Christianity,"   University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, November 11, 1997.
1997 Forensic Anthropology Response Team of Central Ohio. SE Niebuhr  and SG Sheridan."Trauma and pathology in vertebrae from a Byzantine Jerusalem monastery."  Columbus OH, Oct. 15, 1997.
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Publications by Students  [papers/published abstracts]:
2003 Schwebach, J, A. Holden, J. Ullinger, SG Sheridan "Dental Morphology of Subadult Teeth from Byzantine St. Stephen's Monastery, Jerusalem."› American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Supplement 36: 187.
2003 Ullinger, J. "A Comparison of Morphological Traits in Permanent and Deciduous Dentition." American Journal of Physical Anthropology 120:212-213
2002 Ullinger, J› "Early Christian Pilgrimage to a Byzantine Monastery in Jerusalem:› A Dental Perspective.› Dental Anthropology 16:22-25.
2001 Ullinger, J and SG Sheridan. "Let Us Go to the House of the Lord':› Analysis of Pilgrimage using Non-metric Dental Traits." American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Supplement 32:152.
2000 Bautch, KC, RJ Bautch, G Barkay, SG Sheridan.›"'The Vessels of the Potter Shall be Broken': Material culture from the tombs of St. Stephen's monastery." Revue Biblique, 107:561-590
1999 Bautch, RJ.  "On Bended Knee:› Correlations liturgical and anthropological froma Fifth-century monastery."  Koinonia, XI.2:155-167
1999 Cheadle, J. and SG Sheridan. "Non-metric Dental Variation in a Byzantine Monastic Community from Jerusalem." Abstract, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Supplement 28:105-6.
1999 Sanders, R. and SG Sheridan."'All God's Children': Subadult Health in a Byzantine Judean Monastery." Abstract, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Supplement 28:239.
1998 Niebuhr, SE and SG Sheridan. "Vertebral Pathology from a Byzantine Judean Monastery." Abstract, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Supplement 26:170.

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