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

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

Marisa Dusseault

Materials science, coastal archaeology, radiocarbon dating, bivalve mollusks, sclerochronology, human-environment interactions.Dr. Meghan Burchell

Megan Garlie

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

Robynn Hoskins

Historical Archaeology, gender, poverty, children, material culture, Saint-Pierre et Miquelon, French migratory fishery.Dr. Catherine Losier

Natasha Jones

Indigenous archaeology, oral history, community-oriented archaeology, Mi’kmaq, Ktaqmkuk (Newfoundland), researcher-in-relationDr. Scott Neilsen / Dr. Barry Gaulton

Sarah Kuehn

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

Juliet Lanphear

L’Anse aux Meadows, public archaeology, the Norse, and Icelandic archaeology.Dr. Véronique Forbes

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

Chase McLean

Private collections, heritage policy and legislation.

Pier-Ann Milliard

Environmental archaeology, entomology, palynology, Arctic archaeology, paleoecologyDr. Véronique Forbes

Karen Northover

Historical archaeology, civilian fortifications, Fox Island.Dr, Barry Gaulton

Ian Predham

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

Sarah Robinson

Oral history, collaborative archaeology, toponyms, Inuit studies.

Carlos Salazar Guerra

Archaeoentomology, Environmental Archaeology, L’Anse aux Meadows, Paleoecology, peat bogs, Coleoptera.Dr. Véronique Forbes

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

Jeffrey Speller

L’Anse aux Meadows, soil/sediment micromorphology, geoarchaeology, environmental archaeology.Dr. Véronique Forbes

Colleen Tamblyn

Historical archaeology, community archaeology, consumption theory, material culture, ceramic analysis, and French settlement in Atlantic Canada.Dr. Barry Gaulton / Dr. Catherine Losier

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

Ashley Cameron

Precontact archaeology, Labrador, Innu and Inuit, lithic analysis, residue analysis,
community archaeology.
Dr. Scott Neilsen

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

Community Archaeology; Contemporary Archaeology; Heritage Preservation; Newfoundland culture; Crafting; Textiles; Craft Commodification.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

Robyn Lacy

Dead and Burial, Mortuary, New England, Newfoundland, 17th Century, Colonialism.Dr. Barry Gaulton / Dr. Shannon Lewis-Simpson

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

Historical archaeology, New Netherland, material culture, identity, ethnogenesis, foodways, room use, households, 17th-century North AmericaDr. 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

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

Tel: (709) 864-8000