Graduate Students


Ph.D. students

 

Chelsee Arbour

Indigenous peoples of Québec / Labrador peninsula, Maritime Archaic, quartz, landscape archaeology, narrative construction, knowledge practices, cultural identity.Dr. Peter Whitridge
 

Mélissa Burns

Historical archaeology, social history and historical anthropology, Atlantic Canada, French cod fisheries, taskscapes, landscape archaeology.Dr. Peter Pope
 

Jamie Brake

Heritage policy and legislation, Inuit, Nunatsiavut.Dr. Lisa Rankin
 

John Andrew Campbell

Precontact and Contact Archaeology, Ethnohistory, Hybridity, Landscape Ethnoecology, Entanglement.Dr. Michael Deal
 

Amy Chase

Prehistoric art, rock art, personal ornamentation, symbolism, Neandertals, Cognitive Archaeology.Dr. Oscar Moro Abadía 
 

Tom Cromwell

Historical archaeology, military archaeology, fortifications, Newfoundland.
Dr. Barry Gaulton
 

Katy D'Agostino

Pre- and early contact Inuit populations in Labrador, community/public archaeology, applied archaeology, maritime resource acquisition.Dr. Lisa Rankin
 

Michelle Davies

Hebron, Nunatsiavut, Labrador Inuit, relocation, community/ public archaeology, historical archaeology.Dr. Lisa Rankin
 

Frédéric Dussault

Pre-contact archaeology, environmental archaeology, palaeoecology, palaeoethnobotany, archaeoentomology, Dorset archaeology, historical ecology, hunter-gatherer archaeology.Dr. Vaughan Grimes / Dr. Trevor Bell
 

Deidre Elliott

Labrador Inuit, whaling, zooarchaeology, mobility and trade, human-animal relations, socioeconomy.Dr. Lisa Rankin / Dr. Peter Whitridge
 

Catherine Jalbert

Archaeological theory and method, history of archaeological thought and practice, cultural resource management, education, gender.Dr. Lisa Rankin / Dr. Meghan Burchell
 

Adrian Morrison

Historical archaeology, Northeastern North America, Nova Scotia, trades and industries, vernacular architecture, households, early modern capitalism.Dr. Barry Gaulton / Dr. Michael Deal 
 

Jess Munkittrick

Bioarchaeology, stable and radiogenic isotope analyses, childhood, North Eastern North America, Caribbean, health, historical archaeology, medical history.Dr. Vaughan Grimes
 

Claire Poirier

Heritage sites, buffalo, Plains Cree, law, Alberta; ontological encounters, conflicts, and compatibilities.Dr. Mario Blaser
 

Asta Rand

Bioarchaeology, human osteology, archaeological chemistry, isotopic analysis, residential mobility, diet, health, Mesoamerican and Maya archaeology.Dr. Vaughan Grimes
 

Brent Suttie

Archaeological predictive modelling, precontact mobility models, landscape archaeology, archaeological method, early Holocene archaeology of Northeastern North America. Dr. Scott Neilsen
 

Bryn Tapper

Rock art, landscape archaeology,  ethnography, ethnohistory, relational ontology, Maritime Algonquian culture.Dr. Oscar Moro Abadía / Dr. Michael Deal
 

Susana Vallejos

Material culture, ships, nationalism, symmetry, things, heritage, interpretation.Dr. Peter Pope / Dr. Oscar Moro Abadía
 

James Williamson

Beothuk, Settlement Patterns, Geographical Information Systems, Photogrammetry, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Predictive Modelling.Dr. Lisa Rankin

M.A. students

 

JD Archer

Historical archaeology, vernacular architecture, households, cemeteries, 17th Century Ferryland, Newfoundland.Dr. Barry Gaulton
 

Julia Brenan

Community archaeology, memory and place, WWII archaeology, Labrador archaeology, tourism and archaeology.Dr. Scott Neilsen
  

Rachelle Brydon

Bioarchaeology, human osteology, Roman Empire, women in the
ancient world, migration and mobility.
Dr. Vaughan Grimes
 

Andrew Collins

Inuit-European contact and exchange, material culture, ceramics, historical archaeology.Dr. Lisa Rankin
  

Jennifer Comeau

Historical archaeology, English fisheries, foodways, 17th-century Ferryland, Newfoundland.
Dr. Barry Gaulton
  

David Craig

Landscape archaeology, monumentality and visibility, mobility, spatial analysis, phenomenology, Northern Labrador.Dr. Peter Whitridge
 

Vince Jankunis

Resource procurement, settlement patterns, cultural exchange, hunter-gatherer societies, maritime archaeology, CRM.Dr. Lisa Rankin
 

Anita Johnson-Henke

Human migration/colonization of northeastern North America, Maritime Archaic, biogeography, ethnobotany, lithic materials, material culture, trade, intertidal/coastal archaeology.Dr. Trevor Bell / Dr. Michael Deal
 

Annique Jones-Doyle

Historical archaeology, French fisheries, Atlantic Canada, material culture, identity, embodiment.Dr. Peter Pope
 

Emma Lewis-Sing

Palaeoethnobotany, Environmental Archaeology, Beothuk-European relations, Ferryland, Newfoundland.Dr. Michael Deal / Dr. Barry Gaulton
 

Meghann Livingston

Historical Archaeology, Atlantic colonial world, French colonies, material culture studies, landscape archaeology, 17th and 18th century Saint-Pierre et Miquelon.Dr. Catherine Losier
 

Courtney Merner

Biogeochemistry, Chalcolithic, mobility, burial, Murcia, Spain.Dr. Vaughan Grimes
 

Natasha Miller

Indigenous archaeology, postcolonial theory, ontology, contact archaeology.Dr. Mario Blaser / Dr. Scott Neilsen 
 

Simon Newcombe

Military archaeology, conflict archaeology, historical archaeology, medieval archaeology, arms and armour, Newfoundland.Dr. Barry Gaulton
 

Ian Petty

Historical archaeology, NE America, ceramic consumption patterns and analysis, trade economics and networks, material culture, household archaeology.Dr. Barry Gaulton
 

François P. Levasseur

Palaeo-Inuit, Dorset, Harpoon Heads, Photogrammetry, Arctic, Experimental Archaeology.Dr. Peter Whitridge
 

Kayley Sherret

European-Indigenous interaction in Labrador, post-colonial archaeology, cultural exchange, community involvement.Dr. Lisa Rankin
 

Jacinda Sinclair

Northern and Arctic Canada, Inuit whaling and trade, history of archaeology.Dr. Lisa Rankin
 

Anna Sparrow

Pacific Northwest Coast, sclerochronology, dogs, human-canine relationships, stable isotope analysis, subsistence strategies.Dr. Meghan Burchell
 

Alexa Spiwak

Historical archaeology, colonial industries, experimental archaeology, archaeological conservation, 17th century Ferryland, NL.Dr. Barry Gaulton
 

Meghan Walley

Non-binary gender, shamanism, pre-contact Inuit, queer theory, post-colonial archaeology, Eastern Arctic, Labrador.Dr. Peter Whitridge
 

Duncan Williams

Historical archaeology, military archaeology, material culture, GIS applications, northeastern North America, landscape evolution.Dr. Barry Gaulton

Allan Wolfrum

Geophysics, magnetometry, ground penetrating radar, prehistoric, Labrador.Dr. Scott Neilsen
    

Contact

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