MA Graduate Students

Zsofia Agoston Villalba

Zsofia Agoston Villalba

Sociocultural Anthropology - Thesis Supervisor: Kim Clark

Research Interests / Specializations: Education, Storytelling, Embodiment, Intersectionality, Empathy, Difficult Knowledge, Children and Youth, Canada
Samantha Albanese

Samantha Albanese

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Peter Timmins

Research Interests / Specializations: Middle Woodland Period in the National Capital Region, Digital Archaeology, and Gatekeeping and Accessibility in Archaeology
Corbin Albani

Corbin Albani

Applied Archaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Peter Timmins

Research Interests / Specializations: Studying historical archaeology in Ontario and the application of sub-soil sampling techniques
Rawand Amsdr

Rawand Amsdr

Sociocultural Anthropology - Thesis Supervisors: Lindsay Bell & Randa Farah

Research Interests / Specializations: Visual ethnographic methods, Civilian photography, Humanitarian responses/intervention, Areas of conflict
Hope Atkinson

Hope Atkinson

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Jay Stock

Research Interests / Specializations: Plasticity and human life history
Aidan Attema

Aidan Attema

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Jay Stock

Research Interests / Specializations: Human athletic paleobiology, biomechanics, phenotypic plasticity, human biology, and adaptations to extreme environments
Cameron Beason

Cameron Beason

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Andrew Nelson

Research Interests / Specializations: Epigenetic cranial variation in mummies from Pachacamac and deep learning based segmentation of CT images
Sarah Bolstridge

Sarah Bolstridge

Intensive Applied Archaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Neal Ferris

Research Interests / Specializations: Post 1870s sites, materials &CHVI since the implementation of the Standards & Guidelines in Ontario
Sarah Clarke

Sarah Clarke

Intensive Applied Archaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Peter Timmins

Research Interests / Specializations: Archaeological management at the Mohawk Village
Fattimah Hamam

Fattimah Hamam

Sociocultural Anthropology - Thesis Supervisor: Lindsay Bell

Research Interests / Specializations: Gender, community development, maternal health, embodiment, human reproduction medicalization of birth
Madelyn Hertz

Madelyn Hertz

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Jay Stock

Research Interests / Specializations: Human skeletal biology and morphology, biomechanics, activity, and energetics
Sydney Holland

Sydney Holland

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Andrea Waters-Rist

Research Interests / Specializations: Bioarchaeology, skeletal biology, infants and children, growth and development, activity and biomechanics, diet and nutrition
Rebecca Lahosky

Rebecca Lahosky

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Jay Stock

Research Interests / Specializations: Bioarchaeology, human evolution, evolution of bipedalism, phenotypic plasticity and regional variability
Victoria  Lavallee

Victoria Lavallee

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Andrea Waters-Rist

Research Interests / Specializations: Medieval Western Europe, Viking studies, infectious diseases, sub-adult growth and development, diet and medical practices
Ajay Maharaj

Ajay Maharaj

Sociolcultural Anthropology - Thesis Supervisor: Greg Beckett

Research Interests / Specializations: Cultural adaptations in Diasporas, Ethnomedicinal practices, Cultural erasure in the West Indies, Socioeconomic fluctuations and consequences on cultural identity.
Vienna Mann

Vienna Mann

Applied Archaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Peter Timmins

Research Interests / Specializations: Curation crisis
Raisa Masud

Raisa Masud

Sociocultural Anthropology - Thesis Supervisor: Greg Beckett

Research Interests / Specializations: Labour Migration, Governmentality, Post-Colonial State, Gendered Economy, Garment Industry, South Asia
Teegan Muggridge

Teegan Muggridge

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisors: Andrew Walsh & Andrew Nelson

Research Interests / Specializations: Bioarchaeology and post-mortem agency
Naomi Nakahodo Moromizato

Naomi Nakahodo Moromizato

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Andrew Nelson

Research Interests / Specializations: Bioarchaeology, osteology, isotopes, diet, migration, diseases, health disparities, structural violence, gender violence, Andean bioarchaeology, PerĂº, open science
Evelyn Newland

Evelyn Newland

Sociocultural Anthropology - Thesis Supervisors: Greg Beckett & Kim Clark

Research Interests / Specializations: Transgender Ethnography: Life and Politics of a Volatile Existence
Natalia Parra

Natalia Parra

Sociocultural Anthropology - Thesis Supervisor: Tania Granadillo

Research Interests / Specializations: Migration, Intersectionality, Human rights, Gender and Feminism, Decoloniality, Latin America and South Global
Nicole  Phillips

Nicole Phillips

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Jay Stock

Research Interests / Specializations: Biology-culture interactions, disease ecology, evolutionary medicine, and human evolution
Lauren Poeta

Lauren Poeta

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Andrew Nelson

Research Interests / Specializations: Mummies, bioarchaeology of childhood, osteology, paleoradiology, feminist archaeology, non-destructive archaeological techniques, Andean archaeology, Peru
Emy Roberge

Emy Roberge

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisors: Andrew Nelson & Andrea Waters-Rist

Research Interests / Specializations: Analysis of teeth from Farfan, Peru
Sydney Rowinski

Sydney Rowinski

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Neal Ferris

Research Interests / Specializations: Woodland period, hunter-gatherers, settlement patterns, environmental archaeology, coastal erosion, climate change, the Northeast
Jessica Russell

Jessica Russell

Applied Archaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Peter Timmins

Research Interests / Specializations: Analysis of archaeological assemblage from Ridge Pine 3 site near Lake Huron, with a focus on lithic analysis
Isabelle Rutherford

Isabelle Rutherford

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Jay Stock

Research Interests / Specializations: Phenotypic plasticity, functional adaptation, skeletal biology & biomechanics
Jessica Sadlowski

Jessica Sadlowski

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Andrea Waters-Rist

Research Interests / Specializations: Bioarchaeology, archaeology, infants and children, diet and nutrition, paleopathology
Matthew Severn

Matthew Severn

Applied Archaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Peter Timmins

Research Interests / Specializations: Indigenous archaeological sites around the historic Lake Wawanosh as an area of "borderland" interaction
Ashley Ward

Ashley Ward

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Andrew Nelson

Research Interests / Specializations: Causes of differential health outcomes in past populations, bioarchaeology, paleopathology, biosocial frameworks
Kaylee Woldum

Kaylee Woldum

Archaeology/Bioarchaeology - Thesis Supervisor: Lisa Hodgetts

Research Interests / Specializations: Arctic and subarctic archaeology, bioarchaeology, Indigenous collaboration, digital archaeology, and decolonization