The Department of Anthropology at Western Michigan University offers a sampling of past archaeology thesis topics.
Undergraduate honors theses
- "Getting to the Point: The Dart-Arrow Transition in Plum Bayou Culture"
- "Where the Past Meets the Present: A Comparative Analysis of the Process of Archaeological Site Registration in the United States of America and the United States of Mexico"
- "A Geophysical Survey Of Fort St. Joseph"
- "An Intensive Surface collection and Intrasite Spartial analysis of the Archaeological Materials from the Coy Mound Site (3LN20), Central Arkansas"
- "Class and Gender in Southwestern Michigan: Interpreting Historical Landscapes"
- "Crafting Culture at Fort St. Joseph: An Archaeological Investigation of Labor Organization on the Colonial Frontier"
- "Eating Ethnicity: Examining 18th Century French Colonial Identity Through Selective Consumption of Animal Resources in the North American Interior"
- "Exploring the Social Dimensions of Grog-Temper Use at the Ink Bayou Site (3PU252): A Plum Bayou Culture Site in Central Arkansas"
- "Of Agrarian Landscapes and Capitalist Transitions: Historical Archaeology and the Political Economy of a Nineteenth-Century Farmstead"
- "The Urban Landscape of Health, Hygiene, and Social control: The Development of Urban Services in Battle Creek, Michigan"