Graduate Students

M.A. students


JD Archer

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

Eileen Bethune

Historical Archaeology, comparative analysis, vernacular architecture, built environments, 17th-century Ferryland.Dr. Barry Gaulton

Rachelle Brydon

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

Ashley Cameron

Indigenous archaeology, community
archaeology, Lithic analysis, Pre-contact, Labrador.
Dr. Scott Neilsen

Ivan Carlson

Archaeoentomology, environmental
archaeology, Labrador Inuit, cultural
landscapes, human agency and use of space in archaeological contexts.
Dr. Véronique Forbes / Dr. Peter Whitridge

Mallory Champagne

Historical archaeology, material culture studies, trade and globalization, ceramic studies, French colonial fisheries, Saint-Pierre and Miquelon.Dr. Catherine Losier

David Craig

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

Jake De La Plante

Historical Archaeology, Military History /Archaeology, Classical History, Material Culture, Experimental Archaeology.Dr. Barry Gaulton

Megan Garlie

Human osteology, bioarchaeology, historical
archaeology, isotope analysis, Atlantic Canada, diet and mobility.
Dr. Vaughan Grimes / Dr. Amy Scott (UNB)

Sarah Kuehn

Shell Middens, Gastropods, Stable Isotope Analysis, Paleoclimate, Paleoenvironment, Paleoecology, Paleodiet, Subsistence Strategies.Dr. Meghan Burchell

Emma Lewis-Sing

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

François P. Levasseur

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

Jazpyn Osmond

Difficult Heritage, memory, landscape, recent archaeology, 20th century, Newfoundland.Dr. Oscar Moro Abadia / Dr. Mario Blaser

Ian Predham

Shell Midden Archaeology, Marine Bivalves, Sclerochronology, Atlantic Canada, Stable Isotope Analysis, Microscopy.Dr. Meghan Burchell

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

Jeffrey Speller

L’Anse aux Meadows, soil/sediment micromorphology, geoarchaeology, environmental archaeology.Dr. Véronique Forbes / Dr. Karen Milek (Durham)

Alexa Spiwak

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

Sarah Wilson

Landscape, icescape, Labrador, mobility, navigation, inuksuit, cairn, unmanned aerial vehicles, geographic information systems, photogrammetry, Inuit QaujimajatuqangitDr. Peter Whitridge / Dr. Lisa Rankin

Ph.D. students


Chelsee Arbour

The first peoples of the Québec/Labrador peninsula, Indigenous peoples of northeastern North America, quartz and lithic studies, narrative construction and discourse studies, knowledge practices, community-oriented archaeology.Dr. Peter Whitridge

Julia Brenan

Recent past, digital archaeology, military waste, Labrador, heritage.Dr. Scott Neilsen / Dr. Meghan Burchell

Jamie Brake

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

John A. Campbell

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

Amy Chase

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

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

Deirdre Elliott

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

David M. Finch

Precontact and Contact era archaeology, Labrador, Innu, community-based archaeology, ethnohistory, subarctic, resilience.Dr. Scott Neilsen / Dr. Lisa Rankin

Meghann Livingston

Historical Archaeology, Colonial Atlantic World, French fisheries, material culture studies, cultural landscapes, 17th and 18th century Saint-Pierre et Miquelon and Newfoundland.Dr. Catherine Losier


Kirstine Eiby Møller

Greenlandic Inuit, Heritage, knowledge practices, cultural identity, historical archaeology, memory, cultural encounters.Dr. Lisa Rankin

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

Rita Ujunwa Onah

Precontact and historical archaeology of Inuit and Igbo peoples, colonialism, economic and social archaeology, landscape archaeology, community/public archaeology.Dr Lisa Rankin

Aubrey O'Toole

Dr. Barry Gaulton / Dr. Catherine Losier

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, Maritime Algonquian culture, relational ontology, photogrammetry, RTI.Dr. Oscar Moro Abadía / Dr. Michael Deal

Susana Vallejos

Material culture, ships, nationalism, symmetry, things, heritage, interpretation.Dr. Oscar Moro Abadía / Dr. Catherine Losier

James Williamson

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


Department of Archaeology

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000