Nicole is nearing the end of her Master’s thesis in Applied Anthropology. Her thesis research focuses on the chronology and site structure of Thelma Mounds located in Chickasaw County, MS. She is using evolutionary archeology to try and explain Thelma Mounds' appearance in the archaeological record. Her other interests include settlement pattern analysis and environmental archaeology in the Southeast of North America.
Thesis title: "Chronology and Site Structure at Thelma Mounds, Chickasaw County, Mississippi"
Thesis Advisor: Evan Peacock