Chris Lynn, Johnna Dominguez, & Jason DeCaro publish “Tattooing to ‘Toughen Up’: Tattoo Experience and Secretory Immunoglobulin A”

The American Journal of Human Biology has just published an article online (ahead of print) by Dr. Christopher Lynn, Johnna Dominguez (MA, 2015), and Dr. Jason DeCaro entitled “Tattooing to ‘Toughen Up’: Tattoo Experience and Secretory Immunoglobulin A.” http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ajhb.22847/abstract Abstract: Objectives: A costly signaling model suggests tattooing inoculates the immune system to heightened vigilance against stressors associated […]

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Johnna Dominguez wins Outstanding Thesis Award

The College of Arts and Sciences has selected Johnna Domiguez’s thesis entitled “Nice Ink, Man”: A Biocultural, Mixed Methods Approach to Tattooing as Costly Honest Signaling among Southern Women” for the Outstanding Thesis award. She will be recognized at Honors Day next semester and will also serve as one of the college’s nominees for the […]

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