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The Archaeology Centre includes teaching faculty from the University of Toronto and curators from the Royal Ontario Museum along with associates from the community and graduate students pursuing training in archaeology.

The Director

Director of The Archaeology Centre
Michael Chazan (Anthropology - St. George)
Paleolithic archaeology and lithic analysis. Field research
at Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa and Wadi Mataha, Jordan.
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Teaching Faculty and Curators

Ben Akrigg Ben Akrigg (Department of Classics - St. George)
Classical Greece and Mediterranean.
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Charly Bank (Geology - St. George)
Geophysical methods and archaeology,
ground penetrating rader and magnetometry
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  Ted Banning (Anthropology - St. George)
Household archaeology in the Neolithic of Jordan,
survey methods. Field research site in the Wadi Ziqlab,
Jordan.
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Katherine Blouin Katherine Blouin (Department of Classics - Scarborough)
Greek and Roman History, History of the Environment, Multiculturalism, Enthnicity, Gender, Jews in Antiquity
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  Gary Coupland (Anthropology - St. George)
West Coast, complex hunter-gatherers, household archaeology
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  Gary Crawford (Anthropology - UTM)
The origins of agriculture in East Asia and Eastern
North America and paleoethnobotany. Field research in Japan
and China.
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  Joe Desloges (Geography - St. George)
Geoarchaeology - the influence of rivers, glaciers and humans
on landform development in the northern hemisphere.
Fieldwork in Ontario.
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  Genevieve Dewar (Adaptations to Marginal Environments in the Middle Stone Age (AMEMSA) - Lesotho, and Namaqualand, South Africa)
Subsistence strategies, taphonomy, stable isotope analysis,
marine reservoir correction (Delta R), human evolution,
modern human behaviour. Fieldwork in South Africa and
Ontario.
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  Sarah Finkelstein (Geography - St. George)
Paleoecology. Field research in the Canadian Arctic and Ontario.
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  Max Friesen (Anthropology - St. George)
Hunter-gatherer archaeology, community archaeology,
zooarchaeology. Fieldwork in the Arctic.
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  Timothy Harrison (Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations)
The archaeology of complex societies in the Levant. Field research
at Madaba, Jordan and Tayinat, Turkey.
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  Justin Jennings (Royal Ontario Musuem)
Andean complex societies and settlement pattern analysis.
Field research in the Cotahuasi Valley, Peru
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  Carl Knappett (Art Department - St. George)
Material culture theory, cermic analyis. Fieldwork in
Crete.
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Ephraim Lytle Ephraim Lytle (Department of Classics - St. George)

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  Heather Miller (Anthropology - UTM)
Ancient technology and the Indus Valley. Director of the
Caravanserai Network Project, Pakistan.
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Lena Mortensen Lena Mortensen (Anthropology – Scarborough)
Heritage, anthropology of archaeology, archaeological and cultural tourism, commodification, intellectual property, field research in Honduras.
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  Dimitri Nakassis (Classics - St. George)
Mycenaean archaeology, scripts of the Aegean Bronze
Age, and survey methods.
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 15 pfeiffer r1 c1 Susan Pfeiffer (Anthropology - St. George)
Biological Anthropology, Eastern North America,
South Africa
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Mary-Ann Pouls Wegner (Near and Middle Eastern Civlizations)
New Kingdom Egypt, religious practice, cultural interaction.
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  Chen Shen (Royal Ontario Musuem)
Paleolithic archaeology and use wear analysis.
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  David Smith (Anthropology - UTM)
Iroquois archaeology and ceramic analysis
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  Edward Swenson (Anthropology - St. George)
Andean prehistory and Moche Civilization. Archaeology
of ritual and ideology, spatial and architectural analysis.
Field research in the Jequetepeque Valley, Peru.
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Members

Laura Banducci Laura Banducci Archaeology Centre - Univeristy of Toronto
Ceramics analysis, foodways and domestic behaviours, bilingualism and multiculturalism, Iron Age and Republican Italy, Classical archaeology
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Steve Batuik Stephen Batuik - CRANE - University of Toronto
Bronze and Iron Ages of the Near East, Landscape Archaeology, GIS and Remote Sensing, Computing in Archaeology and 3D Modeling, Ceramic Petrography. Field reseach in Turkey and Ethiopia.
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Jenn Campbell Jennifer Campbell (SUNY - Potsdam)
Digital Media, Heritage, Architecture, South Asia, Caravanserai, Mughal
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Kate Cooper Catherine Cooper (Royal Ontario Museum)
Archaic Corinthian pottery (iconography, use, context and trade), Greek and Roman antiquity in modern museums
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Paul Duffy Paul Duffy - Department of Anthropology - University of Toronto
Development of social inequality and political hierarchy in village societies, spatial and network analysis, Bronze Age Europe 
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Kevin Fisher Kevin Fisher - Univeristy of British Columbia
Eastern Mediterranean Prehistory (esp. Cyprus), socio-spatial analysis of built environments, urbanism, digital and geospatial technologies in archaeology
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  Alexandra Hartnett - University of Toronto – Trinity College
colonialism, consumption, Ireland, Atlantic World, Late & Post Medieval, ethnohistory, material culture analysis
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Jill Hilditch Jill Hilditch - University of Amsterdam
Aegean archaeology, Ceramic Analysis, Archaeological Science, Material Culture Studies
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Quentin Letesson Quentin Letesson - Department of Art - University of Toronto
Minoan archaeology; Architectural and spatial Analysis; Field research in Sissi and Palaikastro,Crete
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Danielleatmicroscope Danielle Macdonald - Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, CEPAM – CNRS
Lithic analysis, microwear analysis, Epipalaeolithic, surface metrology, Jordan, material culture theory
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Sascha Priewe Sascha Priewe (Department of Asia, British Museum)
Chinese Archaeology (Neolithic, Bronze Age, Medieval Periods)
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Sally Stewart Sally Stewart - Trent University Archaeological Research Centre
Cypriot Prehistory, Survey, Raw Material Sourcing, Lithics
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Ron Williamson Ron Williamson (Managing Partner - Archaeological Services Inc.)
The Archaeology of Northeastern North America; History of Northern Iroquoians; Cultural Resource Management; First Nations Consultation
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20 yao r1 c1 Alice Yao - University of Chicago
Dian heartland project, field work in southern China
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