Abigail Houkes

Class of 2020

Abigail Houkes is a Mexican-American recent anthropology graduate from Florida State University. During her undergraduate career, Abigail focused on researching biological anthropology, specifically osteological analysis of different populations and researching forensic anthropology at the University of South Florida. Also, during her time in undergrad, Abigail was involved in her local community through a community service co-ed fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega. Her passion for community service can be seen through working on the Menstrual Hygiene Project, which assists in providing menstrual hygiene materials to the local homeless shelters and being on the leadership board for three consecutive semesters. In the future, in fall 2020, Abigail will begin her master’s program in anthropology studying forensic anthropological methodologies in the hopes of helping victims and their families. Other passions Abigail has is hiking, cross-stitching, thrifting, attending music concerts, and going to her local coffee shops.