Ximena Lemoine

Ximena Lemoine

Anthropology
Entering Year: 2014

Ximena is a PhD student in the department of anthropology, working with Dr. Fiona Marshall. She graduated from Portland State University in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in anthropology. From 2010 to 2011, she worked as an intern in the Smithsonian's archaeobiology laboratory in the Program in Human Ecology and archaeobiology under Dr. Melinda Zeder, where she did work that would provide the basis of her senior honors thesis. After graduation, Ximena accepted a position in the same lab, as Dr. Zeder's senior research assistant, where she worked until she began her PhD in 2014. Her research interests are centered on human interaction with and manipulation of animal populations. Ximena is particularly interested in the analysis and effects of the often novel and complex strategies employed by humans in Broad Spectrum sites and during the transitional period prior to the Neolithic.