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Megan Thornton Wins the Wisconsin Archaeological Society Research Award (WASRA)

This year’s recipient of the Wisconsin Archaeological Society Research Award (WASRA) is Megan Thornton, a Masters student in the Department of Anthropology. The WASRA is a competitive award that annually provides funding to students and avocational archaeologists conducting research pertinent to Wisconsin. Megan will use the award to fund a compositional analysis of prehistoric pottery from southeast Wisconsin and northern Illinois in order to explore connections between prehistoric groups within this region.