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Laure Dubreuil

Laure Dubreuil

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology
B.Sc., M.Sc. (Aix-Marseille), DEA, Ph.D. (Bordeaux I)

Life & Health Sciences DNA  ext.6361   Life & Health Sciences DNA C212, 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

 

Profile

Laure Dubreuil joined the department in September 2010. She received her B.Sc. and M.Sc. at the University of Aix-Marseille, and her DEA, Ph.D. in Prehistory at the University of Bordeaux. Her geographic focus of archaeological research is Southwest Asia and Europe. She is particularly interested in material culture analysis, especially ground stone tool technology of the Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic periods. Her work also focused on use-wear studies, and experimental archaeology. She is currently involved in several research projects in Israel (SSHRC), Jordania, Greece, Portugal and Italy.

Recent Publications

Dubreuil, L.,
Grosman, L. 2009. Ground stone tools from the Natufian cave site of Hilazon Tachtit (Israel): Skin working with ochre. Antiquity, 83: 935-954.

Dubreuil, L.
2009. Functional analysis of grinding tools from the Natufian site of Mallaha: Towards an understanding of assemblage evolution in the Levant. Arkeotek. Vol.1, 1rst paper, no page (online publication).

Adams, J.,
Delgado, S., Dubreuil, L., Hamon, C., Plisson, H., Risch, R. 2009. Functional analysis of macro-lithic artefacts. In F. Sternke, L. Costa and L. Eigeland (eds) Non-flint Raw Material Use in Prehistory: Old Prejudices
and New Directions. Proceedings of the XVth Congress of the U.I.S.P.P. Oxford, Archaeopress, pp. 43-66.

Dubreuil L.
2008. Mortar versus grinding-slabs and the Neolithization process in the Near East. In L. Longo and N. Skakun (eds) "Prehistoric Technology" 40
years later: Functional Analysis and the Russian Legacy. Verona, Museo Civico di Verona and Universita degli Studi di Verona, pp. 169-177.

Plisson H.,
Dubreuil L., Guilbert, R. 2008. The functional significance of Sauveterrian microlithic assemblages: A focus to enlarge. In L. Longo and N. Skakun (eds) "Prehistoric Technology" 40 years later: Functional Analysis and the Russian Legacy. Verona, Museo Civico di
Verona and Universita degli Studi di Verona, pp. 147-157.