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Gary Warrick

Associate Professor, Society, Culture, and Environment and Indigenous Studies; Fellow, Tshepo Institute for the Study of Contemporary Africa

Areas of Expertise: Iroquoian archaeology; Indigenous studies; Six Nations history South African archaeology archaeology and tourism

Biography: I was born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario. A Grade 11 ancient history course sparked my interest in archaeology and prompted me to attend McMaster University, where I studied first Classics and later Anthropology, specializing in Iroquoian archaeology.…

519.756.8228 ext.5710

P. M. Michèle Daviau

Professor Emeritus

Areas of Expertise: Archaeology; Egypt; Jordan; Israel; Mesopotamia; Ancient religions

Biography: Dr. P. M. Michele Daviau is Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology at Wilfrid laurier University and a member of the Graduate Faculty in the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations at the University of Toronto.  Since 1996, Dr. Daviau has…

519-884-1970 ext.6050 or 3625

Joann Freed

Professor Emeritus

Areas of Expertise: Roman archaeology; Mediterranean archaeology; Trade amphoras; Greek and Roman pottery; Punic and Roman Carthage

Biography: Joann Freed has a PhD in Classics from the University of Alberta (1983) and is Professor and Chair (2004-2007) in the Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies at Laurier.  She has written many scholarly articles on Roman pottery and…

519 884 0710 ext.3300

John Triggs

Associate Professor/Chair

Areas of Expertise: Historical archaeology; Industrial archaeology; 18th- and 19th-century material culture; French and British fortifications

Biography: Dr. Triggs has been involved in Historical Archaeology in Ontario and abroad for almost 30 years.  He has conducted annual field school excavations at Discovery Harbour Provincial Historic Site; the last 18th/early 19th century Beasley fur trade site…

519-884-0710 ext.2156

Jason Neelis

Associate Professor & Graduate Officer

Areas of Expertise: South Asian religions, history, literature, and languages; Buddhist transmission across Asia; Gandharan manuscripts, epigraphy, and archaeology; Inscriptions and petroglyphs in northern Pakistan

Biography: Jason Neelis studies religious traditions of South Asia in historical, economic, and material contexts, with an emphasis on issues related to processes of cross-cultural mobility and exchange. In Early Buddhist Transmission and Trade Networks (Brill,…

519-884-1970 ext.4572

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