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Archaeologist excavating at Nahal Ein Gev II, Jordan


Faculty & Research

Faculty | Staff


James ConollyJames Conolly

Professor, Department of Anthropology
Program Co-ordinator
Chair, Department of Anthropology
B.A. (Toronto), M.A., Ph.D. (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 DubreuilLaure Dubreuil

Associate 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


Hugh EltonHugh Elton

Professor, Department of Cultural Studies
B.A. (Sheffield), D.Phil. (Oxford)

Lady Eaton College S107, ext.7838, hughelton@trentu.ca

Research Interests: field survey, archaeology of warfare, GIS, climate change, the late Roman eastern Mediterranean, the regions of Cilicia and Isauria in Southern Turkey



Rod FitzsimonsRodney D. Fitzsimons

Associate Professor (on sabbatical 2017-2018), Department of Anthropology
Director, TUARC
B.A., M.A. (Toronto), Ph.D. (Cincinnati)

Life & Health Sciences DNA  ext.7264, Life & Health Sciences DNA C220, 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 HainesHelen Haines

Senior Lecturer, Department of Anthropology
B.A. (Toronto), Ph.D. (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



Gyles IannoneGyles Iannone

Professor, Department of Anthropology
Director, Anthropology Graduate Program
B.A. (Simon Fraser), M.A. (Trent) Ph.D. (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 KeenleysideAnne Keenleyside

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
B.A. (McMaster), M.A. (Alberta), Ph.D. (McMaster)

Life & Health Sciences DNA C208 ext. 7852, akeenleyside@trentu.ca

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


Jennifer MooreJennifer Moore

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
B.A. (Wilfrid Laurier), M.A., Ph.D. (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 MorinEugene Morin

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
B.A., M.Sc. (Montréal), DEA (Paris-X Nanterre), Ph.D. (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 MunsonMarit Munson

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
B.A. (Miami, Ohio), M.A., Ph.D. (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 SzpakPaul Szpak

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology
Canada Research Chair in Environmental Archaeology
B.A. (McMaster), Ph.D. (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 WilliamsJocelyn Williams

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
B.A. (McMaster), M.A. (Western), Ph.D. (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


Kate DoughertyKate Dougherty

Curator, Demonstrator/Technician, Department of Anthropology
B.Sc. (Trent), M.A. (Western)

Life & Health Sciences DNA C211, ext.7690, kdougherty@trentu.ca

Research Interests: ceramic residues, plant microfossils, historic archaeology, Middle Woodland, mortuary archaeology, skeletal biology, Great Lakes Region