• Alloparental care in two societies : who helps and in what circumstances 

    Perry, Gretchen Cara (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)
    This dissertation investigated alloparental care in two societies. Most prior research on alloparental care finds that close kin, matrilateral kin (especially grandmothers) are more frequent and more beneficial alloparents ...
  • Paleodemographic modeling in the lower Mississippi River Valley 

    Alvey, Jeffrey Scott (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2019)
    The three studies presented below address the relationships that exist between prehistoric population dynamics, settlement organization, climate, and subsistence in the central and lower Mississippi River valley and adjacent ...