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Undergraduate Faculty

James Conolly smiling standing outside in front of green leafy backdropJames Conolly

Chair, Department of Anthropology
BA (Toronto), MSc (Southampton), MA, PhD (University College London)

Archaeology Centre 103 ext.7877,  jamesconolly@trentu.ca

Research Interests: landscape archaeology; historical ecology; geoinfomatics; radiocarbon modelling; lithic raw materials and technologies (Great Lakes)




Laure Dubreuil smiling beside a microscopeLaure Dubreuil

Assistant Professor
BSc, MSc (Aix-Marseille), DEA, PhD (Bordeaux I)

Life & Health Sciences DNA  C212 ext.6361 lauredubreuil@trentu.ca

Research Interests: prehistory of the Middle East, Epipaleolithic, Natufian, Mesolithic, Neolithization process, Epigravettian of Italy, Neolithization of Europe, ground-stone tools, grinding implements, use-wear studies, experimental archaeology, technology, design theory



Rodney Fitzsimons smiling with shadowed figures behind himRodney D. Fitzsimons

Associate Professor
Director, TUARC

BA, MA (Toronto), PhD (Cincinnati)

Life & Health Sciences DNA  C220 ext.7264, rodneyfitzsimons@trentu.ca

Research Interests: Bronze Age and Iron Age Greece; architectural studies, energetics, monumental architecture; socio-political organisation, early state formation, urbanisation and urbanism; mortuary practices, funerary architecture; cultural identity, acculturation, ethnogenesis, hybridisation​


Helen Haines smiling standing beside Maya artHelen Haines

Senior Lecturer
BA (Toronto), PhD (University College London)

Trent Durham, 905 435-5100 ext.5045, 55 Thornton Rd., Oshawa, Office #181, helenhaines@trentu.ca

Research Interests: Ancient Maya, Early State Societies, Monumental Architecture, Economics and Socio-Political Development, Ontario pre-historic, and historic archaeology


Sharon Hepburn sitting in her officeSharon Hepburn

Associate Professor (on leave Fall 2018)
BA (Calgary, Cambridge), MA (Cambridge, McGill, Cornell) PhD (Cornell)

OC 229 ext.7291, shepburn@trentu.ca

Research Interests: Culture and modernity in Nepal, tourism, interpretive anthropology, vision, Nepal, death


Gyles Iannone standing outside with Southeast Asian temples visible behind him​Gyles Iannone

Professor (on leave Fall 2018)
Director, Anthropology Graduate Program

BA (Simon Fraser), MA (Trent), PhD (University College London)

Life & Health Sciences DNA C213 ext. 7453, giannone@trentu.ca

Research Interests: The Archaeology of Climate Change, Natural Disasters, Human Impact on Ancient Environments, and Collapse; Resilience Theory; Settlement Archaeology; Early Tropical State Formations; Mesoamerica (especially Maya); South and Southeast Asia (especially Myanmar and Cambodia).


Anne Keenleyside standing in front of conference postersAnne Keenleyside

Associate Professor (on leave Fall 2018)
BA (McMaster), MA (Alberta), PhD (McMaster)

Life & Health Sciences DNA C224 ext. 7852, akeenleyside@trentu.ca

Research Interests: bioarchaeology, paleopathology, paleonutrition, Greek and Roman populations, Black Sea, Mediterranean, Canadian Arctic, Franklin Expedition


Roger Lohmann standing in front of cabinet of artifactsRoger Lohmann

Associate Professor (on leave Winter 2019)
BA, MA, PhD (Wisconsin-Madison)

Durham Campus, Room 182, ext.5043, rogerlohmann@trentu.ca

Research Interests: cultural, linguistics, and general anthropology, religion, dreaming, cultural transmission and change, Melanesia


Paul Manning placeholder image silhouette of male figurePaul Manning

PhD Linguistics (University of Chicago)

Champlain College E1.3, ext.7271, paulmanning@trentu.ca

Research Interests: Linguistic anthropology, anthropology and history, semiotics (the study of signs), cartoons, urban anthropology, anthropology of romance, anthropology of politics, liberalism and neo-liberalism, colonialism, anthropology of technology, nature, mining, landscape, and anthropology of the preternatural (fairies, pixies, monsters, occultism, theosophy). 

Anne Meneley holding a copy of her book Tournaments of ValueAnne Meneley

BA (McGill), MA, PhD (New York University)

Life & Health Sciences DNA C217, ext.7329, ameneley@trentu.ca

Research Interests: Middle East, Arabia Peninsula, Italy, religion and world view, Islam, embodiment, gender, consumption, ethnographic methods, and histories of anthropology.




Jennifer Moore smiling wearing a green scarf beside a hibiscus hedge Jennifer Moore

Associate Professor
BA (Wilfrid Laurier), MA, PhD (McMaster)

Life & Health Sciences DNA C226, ext.6102, jmoore@trentu.ca

Research Interests: archaeology of ancient North Africa (c. 200 B.C.E.-300 C.E.), especially votive and funerary practices, pottery as an indicator of culture and economy, and cultural identity


Eugene Morin in the zooarchaeology lab with animal skulls and skeletons in the backgroundEugene Morin

Associate Professor
BA, MSc (Montréal), DEA (Paris-X Nanterre), PhD (Michigan)

Life & Health Sciences DNA C216, ext.7682, eugenemorin@trentu.ca

Research Interests: archaeology, paleolithic of Europe, methods and theory in faunal analysis, human behavioural change during the late Pleistocene, prehistory of Northeastern North America. 


Marit Munson standing in a canyon showing artifacts in her palmMarit Munson

Associate Professor
BA (Miami, Ohio), MA, PhD (New Mexico)

Life & Health Sciences DNA C218, ext. 7503, maritmunson@trentu.ca

Research Interests: art and archaeology, ceramics, rock art, iconography US Southwest, gender




Paul Szpak standing in front of a whiteboardPaul Szpak

Assistant Professor
Canada Research Chair in Environmental Archaeology

BA (McMaster), PhD (Western)

Life & Health Sciences DNA C227, ext.6373, paulszpak@trentu.ca

Research Interests: stable isotopes, palaeoecology, historical ecology, archaeological science, environmental archaeology, bone chemistry, palaeodiet, domestication and animal husbandry; North American Arctic, Peru and Chile, British Columbia, California



Jocelyn Williams sitting in her officeJocelyn Williams

Associate Professor
BA (McMaster), MA (Western), PhD (Calgary)

Life & Health Sciences DNA C222, ext.7441, jocelynwilliams@trentu.ca

Research Interests: stable isotopes of C, N, Sr, O, human mobility, ancient diet, nutrition and health, infant feeding practices including breastfeeding and weaning; environment, social and political influences on diet and mobility; South America, Caribbean, North America